TORONTO: Sentry Select Capital Corp. (“Sentry Select”) announces that Sentry Select FIDAC U.S. Mortgage Trust’s (the “Trust”) quarterly distribution for February 2008 will be $0.19 per unit. The distribution is payable on March 14, 2008 to unitholders of record on February 29, 2008.
Sentry Select FIDAC U.S. Mortgage Trust: Through a limited partnership, the Trust invests in a portfolio consisting primarily of mortgage-backed securities with actual or implied AAA rating, issued by the U.S. agencies commonly known as Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The investment objective of the Trust is to generate net income for distribution to investors from the spread between the interest income on its mortgage-backed securities and the cost of borrowing to finance their acquisition.
Future distributions: The distribution is based upon the current make-up of the Trust’s portfolio. If the make-up of the portfolio changes, the distributions could change.
Sentry Select Capital Corp.: Sentry Select is a Canadian wealth management company that manages approximately $8 billion in gross assets as of December 31, 2007. The company offers a diverse range of investment products including closed-end trusts, mutual funds, principal-protected notes and flow-through limited partnerships, covering a variety of domestic and global mandates. Sentry Select is the manager and/or advisor to 30 Toronto Stock Exchange-listed reporting issuers. In addition, Sentry Select manages and/or provides advisory services to four reporting issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
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