Aston Hill VIP Income Fund is a Canada-based closed-end investment trust. The investment objectives of the Fund are to provide unitholders with the benefits of a high level monthly income, together with the opportunity for capital appreciation. The Fund holds a portfolio consisting of securities, including income trusts, dividend paying common shares, convertible debt, preferred shares and investment-grade fixed income investments. The investment portfolio of the Fund includes various investment categories, such as financials, foreign corporate bonds, energy, exchange-traded funds, industrials, materials, Canadian corporate bonds, telecommunication services, information technology, consumer discretionary, consumer staples, utilities, foreign currency forward contracts and cash. The Fund is managed by Aston Hill Asset Management Inc. (the Manager), which provides management and administrative services to the Fund.