Capital Gains Income STREAMS: Monthly Distribution Declared for Equity Dividend Share

October 18, 2012

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2012) - The Board of Directors of Capital Gains Income STREAMS ("CG STREAMS") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.0875 per Equity Dividend Share (CGQ.E). Distributions are payable November 9, 2012 to shareholders on record as of October 31, 2012.

To date Equity Dividend shareholders have received 140 monthly distributions for a total of $12.23 per share inclusive of this distribution.

The managed portfolio (the managed portion of the assets of CG STREAMS not subject to the Capital Yield share repayment forward contract) is invested primarily in a diversified portfolio of companies included in the S&P 500 and the S&P/TSX 60. To provide additional returns above the dividend and interest income earned on the managed portfolio, a covered call writing program generates option premium income on stocks held in the portfolio.

Distribution Details:  
   
Distribution per Equity Dividend Share (CGQ.E) $ 0.0875
   
Ex-Dividend Date: October 29, 2012
   
Record Date: October 31, 2012
   
Payable Date: November 9, 2012