Northwater Market-Neutral Trust - Preliminary Net Asset Value - September 30, 2007



    TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - The Northwater Market-Neutral Trust (the "Trust")
announced today that the projected net asset value of the Trust per unit as at
September 30, 2007 is $13.64. This net asset value reflects the quarterly cash
distribution of $0.28 per unit previously declared to unitholders of record on
September 30, 2007.
    The return of the Trust for the month of September is estimated at 0.32%.
The rolling 12-month return for the Trust is approximately 6.93%. The Trust
will firm up its net asset value as reports from administrators and managers
are finalized. The final net asset value will be provided to investors once it
is available.
    For the month of September, 25 of the Trust's 38 managers posted positive
returns, while 9 of the 12 market-neutral strategies included within the
Trust's portfolio added to the bottom line. Specifically, the Trust's
distressed securities managers, in aggregate, were the largest contributors to
the estimated return of the Trust for the month.
    Subject to limits set out in the Trust's prospectus, the Trust is
required to purchase its units in the market in the event that the market
price falls below 92.5% of the net asset value of the Trust. The Trust also
makes purchases of its units pursuant to a normal course issuer bid. The Trust
did not purchase any units under these programs during the month.

    The Northwater Market-Neutral Trust is a well-diversified fund of
market-neutral hedge funds. Units are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol NMN.UN.





For further information:

For further information: Mohamed Khaki or Stephen Foote at Northwater
Capital Management Inc. at (416) 360-5435

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