MINT Income Fund Announces Normal Course Issuer Bid

CALGARY, May 14, 2013 /CNW/ - MINT Income Fund announced that it has filed a notice with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") and received its approval to make a normal course issuer bid ("NCIB") for its units through the facilities of the TSX.  This NCIB will commence on May 16, 2013 and will terminate on May 15, 2014.  In accordance with the Declaration of Trust by which the Fund is governed, market purchases pursuant to its NCIB may be effected by the Fund.

The Fund had 15,055,349 units issued and outstanding as at May 6, 2013.  The Fund may, during the 12 month period commencing May 16, 2013 purchase on the TSX up to 1,502,536 units, being 10% of the public float and may not, in any 30 day period, purchase more than 301,106 units, being 2% of the units issued and outstanding.  MINT will hold in treasury for resale all units purchased pursuant to the bid.  As at May 6, 2013 the Fund had purchased 107,900 units at an average price of $9.89 per unit under its previously approved normal course issuer bid.  MINT is implementing the NCIB to allow it to purchase units if and when it makes sense to do so.

MINT trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MID.UN".

SOURCE: MINT Income Fund

For further information:

visit our website at or contact the undersigned:

Nancy Tham
Senior Vice President
(416) 847-5349

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