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Press release from CNW Group

Crius Energy Trust Confirms March 2013 Distribution

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Crius Energy Trust Confirms March 2013 Distribution14:14 EDT Wednesday, March 13, 2013/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/TORONTO, March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Crius Energy Trust ("Crius Energy" or the "Trust") (TSX: KWH.UN), announced today that it has confirmed its March 2013 distribution of $0.0833 per unit.  The distribution will be paid on April 15, 2013, in respect of the period from and including March 1, 2013 to March 31, 2013, to unitholders of record on March 31, 2013.  The ex-distribution date will be March 26, 2013.About Crius Energy Crius Energy Trust has been established to provide investors with a stable and consistent distribution-producing investment through the acquisition of a 26.8% ownership interest in Crius Energy LLC (the "Company"). The Company is one of the largest independent energy retailers operating in the United States, with more than 500,000 residential customer equivalents. The Company serves residential and small to medium-size commercial customers in the United States and markets its products through a variety of sales channels and brand names. The Company currently sells electricity in 11 states and the District of Columbia and natural gas in five states.Crius Energy intends to qualify as a "mutual fund trust" under the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Tax Act"). The Trust will not be a "SIFT trust" (as defined in the Tax Act), provided that the Trust complies at all times with its investment restriction which precludes the Trust from holding any "non-portfolio property" (as defined in the Tax Act). Material information pertaining to Crius Energy may be found on www.sedar.com or www.criusenergytrust.ca.SOURCE: Crius Energy TrustFor further information: Michael Fallquist Chief Executive Officer (203) 663-7545 Roop Bhullar Chief Financial Officer (203) 883-9900 Philip Dale TMX Equicom pdale@tmxequicom.com (416) 815-0700 ext. 253