CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 22, 2008) - Citadel Premium Income Fund ("Citadel Premium" or the "Fund") (TSX:CPF.UN) reports the distribution to unitholders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2008 and payable on May 15, 2008 is $0.085 Cdn per unit.
Throughout the month of March 2008, Citadel Premium repurchased 228,600 units under its mandatory repurchase program when the Fund traded at a discount greater than 5%. In addition, 99,600 units were repurchased under the Fund's normal course issuer bid.
As at April 17, 2008, Citadel Premium's net asset value was $10.66 Cdn per unit. The current portfolio consists of 31% oil and gas royalty trusts, 52% ongoing business trusts, 11% real estate investment trusts, and 6% utilities and infrastructure.
Top Ten Holdings at April 18, 2008: 1) Vermilion Energy Trust 2) Crescent Point Energy Trust 3) ARC Energy Trust 4) Enerplus Resources Fund 5) Trinidad Energy Services 6) Inter Pipeline Fund 7) Progress Energy Trust 8) Primaris Retail Reit 9) Energy Savings Income Fund 10) IBI Income Fund Trust
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Citadel Premium Income Fund
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