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Press release from Marketwire

Brompton Advantaged VIP Income Fund Renews Normal Course Issuer Bid

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Brompton Advantaged VIP Income Fund Renews Normal Course Issuer Bid10:57 EDT Tuesday, April 12, 2011TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 12, 2011) - Brompton Advantaged VIP Income Fund (TSX:AV.UN) has renewed its normal course issuer bid to purchase up to 1,528,800 units of the Fund representing approximately 10% of the public float of 15,288,419 units. The Fund may purchase up to 305,768 units in any 30 day period which is 2% of the 15,288,419 issued and outstanding units at April 6, 2011. As of April 6, 2011, the Fund had purchased 140,300 units under its current bid at an average price of $9.67 per unit.The units may be purchased for cancellation from April 14, 2011 to April 13, 2012 through the facilities of the TSX or other eligible alternative market and may only be purchased at a price per unit not exceeding the last published net asset value per unit. The Manager of the Fund believes that such purchases are in the best interest of the Fund and are a desirable use of its available funds.For further information, please contact your financial advisor, call Brompton's investor relations line at 416-642-9051 (toll-free at 1-866-642-6001), or visit our website at www.bromptonfunds.com.Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment funds. Please read the fund's publicly filed documents which are available from SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this press release and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the Fund, to the future outlook of the Fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the Fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Chris CullenBrompton Funds Management LimitedSenior Vice President(416) 642-9064www.bromptonfunds.com