Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. Announces December 31, 2012 Assets Under Management and Performance Fees and Performance Fee

Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. Announces December 31, 2012 Assets Under 
Management and Performance Fees and Performance Fee Special Dividend 
TORONTO, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. (the "Company") 
announced today its Assets Under Management as at December 31, 2012, and its 
Performance Fees for the quarter ending December 31, 2012. 
Assets Under Management as at December 31, 2012, (net of Performance Fees) 
were approximately $5.7 billion. Included in Assets Under Management are 
$3.4 billion of assets with a performance fee year-end of December 31 and $1.9 
billion with a performance fee year-end of June 30. 
Performance Fees earned for the quarter ended December 31, 2012, were 
approximately $32 million, bringing the total for the six months ended 
December 31, 2012, to $34 million. Given the significant proportion of total 
Assets Under Management with a December 31 performance year-end, the Company 
has decided to consider the payment of a special dividend on a semi-annual 
basis in respect of Performance Fees. Consequently, the Company today 
declared a special dividend of $0.65 per common share payable on March 15, 
2013, to shareholders of record on February 21, 2013. This special dividend 
relates to Performance Fees earned during the six month period ended December 
31, 2012. 
Founded in 1984, Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. is one of Canada's 
pre-eminent wealth management firms serving high net worth private clients and 
institutional investors. Gluskin Sheff offers equity and fixed income 
investment portfolios in addition to being one of the largest managers of 
alternative investments in Canada. The Company's Subordinate Voting Shares are 
listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "GS". For more 
information about the Company, please visit our website at 
This press release may contain forward-looking statements relating to Gluskin 
Sheff + Associates Inc.'s business and the environment in which it operates. 
These statements are based on the Company's expectations, estimates, forecasts 
and projections. They are not guarantees of future performance and involve 
risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. These risks 
and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's regulatory filings available 
on the Company's website at or at Actual 
outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these 
forward-looking statements. Readers, therefore, should not place undue 
reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking 
statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. The 
Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to 
reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances. 
David Morris Chief Financial Officer (416) 681-6036 
SOURCE: Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. 
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