Canadian Banc Recovery Corp
TSX : BK
TSX : BK.PR.A

Canadian Banc Recovery Corp

August 19, 2009 09:00 ET

Canadian Banc Recovery Corp: Regular Monthly Dividend Declaration for Class A and Preferred Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2009) - Canadian Banc Recovery Corp (formerly Prime Rate Plus Corp) ("The Company") declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.06250 (5.00% annualized) for each Class A share which reflects the distribution policy of prime rate in Canada (2.25% as at August 14, 2009) plus 2% annually. The Company also declares its regular monthly distribution of $0.04167 (5.00% annualized) for each Preferred share which reflects the distribution policy of prime rate plus 0.75% annually. An annual Class A and Preferred share payment of 5.00% is the minimum payment as per the prospectus and the rate will not decline below this level. Distributions are payable September 10, 2009 to shareholders on record as of August 31, 2009.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $4.06 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $2.48 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $6.54 per share.

The Company invests in a portfolio of six publicly traded Canadian Banks as follows: Bank of Montreal, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto-Dominion Bank. Shares held within the portfolio are expected to range between 5-20% in weight but may vary at any time. To generate additional returns above the dividend income earned on the portfolio, Prime Plus will engage in a selective covered call writing program.



Distribution Details:

Class A Share (BK) $0.06250
Preferred Share (BK.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: August 27, 2009
Record Date: August 31, 2009
Payable Date: September 10, 2009

Contact Information

  • Canadian Banc Recovery Corp
    Investor Relations
    416-304-4443 or toll free at 1-877-4-Quadra (1-877-478-2372)
    www.primerateplus.com