VANCOUVER, May 17, 2012 /CNW/ - WesternOne Equity Income Fund ("WesternOne Equity") (TSX: WEQ.UN), (TSX: WEQ.DB.B) and (TSX: WEQ.DB.C) today announced that its Board of Trustees has approved a cash distribution of $0.05 per trust unit for the month of May 2012 (equivalent to $0.60 per trust unit on an annualized basis). This distribution will be paid on June 15, 2012 to unitholders of record at the close of business on May 31, 2012.
In addition, WesternOne Equity announced that during April 2012, 266,677 trust units were issued at $5.25 per trust unit in connection with the conversion of $1,364,000 principal amount in Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures (plus accrued interest). As at May 17, 2012, WesternOne Equity had 19,669,327 trust units, $14,550,000 principal amount of the Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures and $86,250,000 principal amount of the Extendible Convertible Series 2 Unsecured Subordinated Debentures outstanding.
The policy of WesternOne Equity is to pay cash distributions on or about the 15th day of each month to unitholders of record on the last business day of the preceding month.
About WesternOne Equity
WesternOne Equity seeks to acquire and grow businesses in the construction and infrastructure sectors in order to generate stable and growing distributions to its unitholders as well as to achieve overall capital appreciation.
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