TORONTO, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Crown Hill Capital Corporation, the Manager and Trustee of Energy Income Fund (the "Trust"), announced today that it has received approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange to increase the number of units which may be purchased under its normal course issuer bid from 637,040 units, representing approximately 10% of the public float of 6,370,399 units as of November 16, 2011 to 1,284,988 units, representing approximately 10% of the public float of 12,849,879 units as of March 23, 2012. Additionally, the Trust may not purchase more than 257,430 units in any 30 day period, representing 2% of the issued and outstanding units.
The Trust is increasing its normal course issuer bid to provide increased liquidity for the benefit of investors. The number of units purchased under the normal course issuer bid from November 21, 2011 to March 23, 2012 was 400,500 at a weighted average price of $5.07.
These purchases will be made in accordance with applicable regulations over a maximum period ending November 20, 2012.
Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws.
Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this press release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Fund, to the future outlook of the Fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information.
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