Big 8 Split Inc.

Big 8 Split Inc.

August 14, 2015 16:46 ET

Big 8 Split Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividends on Class D Preferred Shares and Class D Capital Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2015) - Big 8 Split Inc. (the "Company") (TSX:BIG.D)(TSX:BIG.PR.D) announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.1125 per Class D Preferred Share. In addition a quarterly dividend on its Class D Capital Shares was declared of $0.0430 per Class D Capital Share. The dividends on both the Class D Preferred Shares and Class D Capital Shares are payable on September 15, 2015 to holders of record on August 31, 2015.

The Company was established to generate dividend income for the Class D Preferred Shares while providing holders of the Class D 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 Class D Capital Shares and Class D Preferred Shares of Big 8 Split are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols BIG.D and respectively.

In addition, the Company announced today the release of its semi-annual report to shareholders and interim management report on fund performance for the six months ended June 15, 2015, which are available on SEDAR.

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