Correction Notice to Press Release on Sprott Focus Trust Third Quarter Common Stock Distribution

TORONTO, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. (Nasdaq:FUND) (the “Fund” or “FUND”) today announced a correction to its press release issued August 6, 2016, entitled “Sprott Focus Trust Declares Third Quarter Common Stock Distribution of $0.09 Per Share”. In the press release, the ex-dividend date was misstated. The correct ex-dividend date is September 13, 2016.

About Sprott Focus Trust, Inc.

Sprott Focus Trust, Inc. is a closed-end diversified management investment company whose shares of Common Stock are listed and traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. The Fund’s investment goal is long-term capital growth, which it seeks by normally investing at least 65% of its assets in equity securities.

For further information on the Fund, please visit our web site at:

Royal Bank Plaza | 200 Bay Street | Toronto, Ontario | Canada M5J 2J1 | (416) 943-6707 |

Contact: Glen Williams (416) 943-4394

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