Press Release

Declares Year End Distribution
(For Immediate Release, December 4, 2002)

Toronto, December 4, 2002: Mulvihill Premium U.S. (the "Fund") has declared a year end distribution of C$0.30 per Unit payable December 31, 2002 to unitholders of record as of December 16, 2002.

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 intends to achieve 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 Poor's 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: December 31, 2002
Record Date: December 16, 2002
Ex-Dividend Date: December 12, 2002


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