Big 8 Split Inc.

Big 8 Split Inc.

October 08, 2009 16:39 ET

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

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire – Oct. 8, 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. In addition, a special dividend of $0.14 per Class A Capital Share was declared. The dividends on both the Class B Preferred Shares and Class A Capital Shares are payable on December 15, 2009 to holders of record on December 1, 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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