CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Feb. 15, 2007) - Newalta Income Fund (TSX:NAL.UN) ("Newalta") today announced that it has declared a cash distribution of 18.5 cents per trust unit for the month of February 2007, payable on March 15, 2007, to all unitholders of record on February 28, 2007. The ex-distribution date is February 26, 2007.
Newalta's DRIP provides eligible unitholders with the opportunity to reinvest their monthly distribution to acquire additional trust units at a purchase price equal to 95% of the average market price. The deadline for completing and delivering enrollment forms to Valiant Trust Company is 3:00 pm (MST) on the business day immediately preceding the record date.
Based on the February 15, 2007 closing price of $26.67 per trust unit, the February distribution represents an annualized cash-on-cash yield of approximately 8.3%.
Newalta Income Fund is one of Canada's leading industrial waste management and environmental services companies and focuses on maximizing the value inherent in industrial waste through the recovery of saleable products and recycling. It also provides environmentally sound disposal of solid, non-hazardous industrial waste. With talented people and a national network of facilities, Newalta serves customers in the automotive, forestry, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper, steel and transportation service industries. Providing solid investor returns, exceptional customer service, safe operations and environmental stewardship has enabled Newalta to expand into new service sectors and geographic markets. Newalta Income Fund's units trade on the TSX as NAL.UN. For more information, visit www.newalta.com.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Newalta Income Fund
Anne M. MacMicken
Director, Investor Relations