Big 8 Split Inc.

Big 8 Split Inc.

January 19, 2012 17:44 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 19, 2012) - Big 8 Split Inc. announced today that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.21 per Class B Preferred Share and $0.1725 per Class C Preferred Share. In addition a quarterly dividend on its Class A Capital Shares was declared of $0.10 per Class A Capital Share. The dividends on the Class B Preferred Shares, Class C Preferred Shares and Class A Capital Shares are all payable on March 15, 2012 to holders of record on March 1, 2011.

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 www.tdsponsoredcompanies.com.

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

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