VANCOUVER, BC-- The Keg Royalties Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:KEG.UN) today announced that its December 2011 distribution of $0.08 cents per unit has been declared and is payable to unitholders of record as at December 21, 2011. The December 2011 distribution will be paid on December 30, 2011.
The Fund is a limited purpose, open-ended trust established under the laws of Ontario. The Fund indirectly owns certain trademarks and other related intellectual property used by Keg Restaurants Ltd. ("KRL") in its Keg Steakhouses & Bars. In exchange for the use of those trademarks, KRL pays the Fund a royalty equal to 4% of the sales of all Keg restaurants in the royalty pool.
Vancouver-based Keg Restaurants Ltd. is the leading operator and franchisor of steakhouse restaurants in Canada and has a substantial presence in select regional markets in the United States. KRL continues to operate The Keg restaurant system and expand that system through the addition of both corporate and franchised Keg steakhouses. Keg Restaurants Ltd. has been named one of the "50 Best Employers in Canada" by Aon Hewitt for the past nine years. Established in North Vancouver in 1971, The Keg celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2011. For more information on our brand visit www.kegsteakhouse.com.
The Keg Royalties Income Fund
Investor Relations Manager