Press Release

Declares Quarterly Distribution
(For Release 4 p.m. EDT, March 3, 2003)

Toronto, March 3, 2003: Mulvihill Premium U.S. (the “Fund”) has declared a quarterly distribution of C$0.30 per Unit payable March 31, 2003 to unitholders of record as of March 17, 2003.

The Fund’s investment objectives are to provide unitholders with quarterly distributions and to return the original issue price of the units ($25.00 per unit) to unitholders upon termination of the Fund. The Fund achieves its investment objectives by investing in a diversified portfolio consisting primarily of common shares issued by corporations that rank in the top 50 of the Standard and Poors 500 Index.

In order to generate returns above the dividend income generated by the portfolio, the Fund will write covered call options in respect of all or part of the securities in the portfolio. In addition, the Fund may write cash covered put options in respect of securities in which the Fund is permitted to invest.

Unitholders of Mulvihill Premium U.S. may elect to have their distributions reinvested into additional units by enrolling in the Fund’s Distribution Reinvestment Plan. Unitholders may enroll in the Plan by contacting their investment advisor.

The Fund’s investment portfolio is managed by its investment manager, Mulvihill Capital Management Inc. Fund Units are listed on The Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol FPU.UN.

Distribution Details:
Distribution per Unit: $ 0.30
Payable Date: March 31, 2003
Record Date: March 17, 2003
Ex-Dividend Date: March 13, 2003


For more information, please contact:
John Mulvihill, President & CEO
David Middleton,CFO
Mulvihill Structured Products

Mulvihill Premium U.S.
121 King Street West, Suite 2600
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3T9
(416) 681-3966   (800) 725-7172