O'Leary Canadian Equity Income Fund announces normal course issuer bid
February 17, 2010

TORONTO, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - O'Leary Funds Management LP, the manager (the "Manager") of O'Leary Canadian Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") today announced that the Fund has commenced a normal course issuer bid to purchase a portion of the outstanding trust units (TSX: OCZ.un) on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX"). The purpose of the normal course issuer bid is to provide the Fund with a mechanism to decrease the potential spread between the net asset value per unit and the market price of the trust units and to provide enhanced liquidity for the trust units. Under the normal course issuer bid, the Fund intends to purchase up to 963,740 trust units, representing 10% of the public float of the securities issued and outstanding. These purchases will be made in accordance with applicable regulations, and will be effected through the facilities of TSX over a maximum period of 12 months commencing on February 22, 2010 and ending on the earlier of February 21, 2011 or on such date as the Fund completes its purchase under the normal course issuer bid or on such date as the Fund may otherwise determine. Trust units purchased will be cancelled. The Fund had 9,670,000 trust units issued and outstanding as at February 15, 2010. The Fund will not purchase in any given 30 day period, in the aggregate more than 193,400 trust units, being 2% of the issued and outstanding trust units as at February 15, 2010.

For further information: For further information: For media inquires or additional information: please contact Investor Relations at info@olearyfunds.com or at (877) 849-2004 x226

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