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Sentry Select Capital Corp. announces August 2008 distributions
2008-08-19

TORONTO: Sentry Select Capital Corp. (“Sentry Select”) is pleased to announce the August 2008 distribution amounts for the following income trusts.

Trust

Trading symbol

Distribution amount (per unit)

Record date

Payable date

Distribution amount annualized

TSX trading price per unit as of  August 18, 2008

Annualized yield

Sentry Select Diversified Income Trust

SDT.UN

$0.045

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 8, 2008

$0.54

$4.34

12.4%

Multi Select Income Trust Capital Units

MST.UN

$0.07

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.84

$9.02

9.3%

Pro-Vest Growth & Income Fund

PRG.UN

$0.0667

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.8004

$11.11

7.2%

Premier Value Income Trust

PVN.UN

$0.06

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.72

$9.45

7.6%

Select 50 S-1 Income Trust

SON.UN

$0.08

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.96

$11.32

8.5%

Sentry Select Commodities Income Trust

SSJ.UN

$0.06

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.72

$9.84

7.3%

Sentry Select Focused Growth & Income Trust

SFG.UN

$0.065

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.78

$8.95

8.7%

Sentry Select MBS Adjustable Rate Income Fund II

MGS.UN

$0.03

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.36

$4.19

8.6%

Oil Sands and Energy Mega-Projects Trust

OSM.UN

$0.0417

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.5004

$9.06

5.5%

Sentry Select 40 Split Income Trust Capital Units

SFO.UN

$0.0833

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$0.9996

$8.50

11.8%

Precious Metals and Mining Trust

MMP.UN

$0.10

Aug. 29, 2008

Sept. 15, 2008

$1.20

$8.65

13.9%

Future distributions: Distributions are based upon the current make-up of each individual trust’s portfolio and the indicated distribution policies of the securities within each of the trust’s portfolio. If the make-up of any of the portfolios changes or if such securities make distributions other than in accordance with their indicated policies, the distributions could change.

Website:  To find out more about each trust, including portfolio holdings, net asset values and investment objectives, please visit www.sentryselect.com.

Sentry Select Capital Corp.: Sentry Select Capital Corp. is a Canadian wealth management company that manages over $6 billion in assets as of June 30, 2008. 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.

More information:  Investor Services (broker/investor inquiries) or Kinga Lam (media inquiries) Tel:  1-888-246-6656   Fax: 416-364-1197   info@sentryselect.com

Certain statements included in this news release constitute forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, those identified by the expressions ‘‘expect’’, ‘‘intend’’, “will” and similar expressions to the extent they relate to Sentry Select. The forward-looking statements are not historical facts but reflect Sentry Select’s current expectations regarding future results or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the ability of Sentry Select to pay the distributions on the dates specified. Although Sentry Select believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and, accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. Sentry Select undertakes no obligation to update publicly or otherwise revise any forward-looking statement or information whether as a result of new information, future events or other such factors which affect this information, except as required by law.


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