Big 8 Split Inc.

Big 8 Split Inc.

January 21, 2010 16:35 ET

Big 8 Split Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividends on Preferred and Capital Shares Including Initial Dividend on Class C Preferred Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2010) - Big 8 Split Inc. (TSX:BIG.A)(TSX:BIG.PR.C)(TSX:BIG.PR.B) announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend on its Class B Preferred Shares of $0.21 per Class B Preferred Share and on its Class A Capital Shares of $0.08125 per Class A Capital Share which is the equivalent of the Class A Capital Share dividend prior to the stock dividend paid on December 15, 2009. In addition, its initial quarterly dividend on its Class C Preferred Shares was declared in the amount of $0.1725 per Class C Preferred Share. The dividends on the Class B Preferred Shares, Class C Preferred Shares and Class A Capital Shares are all payable on March 15, 2010 to holders of record on March 1, 2010.

Big 8 Split was established to generate dividend income for the Preferred Shares while providing holders of the Capital Shares, with a leveraged opportunity to participate in capital appreciation from a portfolio of common shares of Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Royal Bank of Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Great-West Lifeco Inc., Manulife Financial Corporation, and Sun Life Financial Inc. Information concerning Big 8 Split Inc. is available on our website at

The Capital Shares and Preferred Shares of Big 8 Split are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols BIG.A, and respectively.

Contact Information

  • Big 8 Split Inc.
    Investor Relations