Big 8 Split Inc.

Big 8 Split Inc.

July 30, 2009 16:35 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 30, 2009) - Big 8 Split Inc. (TSX:BIG.A)(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 $0.13 per Class A Capital Share, representing an increase of $0.03 per Class A Capital Share. The dividends on both the Class B Preferred Shares and Class A Capital Shares are payable on September 15, 2009 to holders of record on August 31, 2009.

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.

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