Canadian Banc Corp.

Canadian Banc Corp.

January 15, 2016 09:00 ET

Canadian Banc Corp. Declares Monthly Dividend for Class A Share and Preferred Share

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2016) - Canadian Banc Corp. (the "Company") declares its monthly distribution of $0.07775 for each Class A share and $0.04167 for each Preferred share. Distributions are payable February 10, 2016 to shareholders on record as of January 29, 2016.

Under the distribution policy announced in September 2013, the monthly dividend payable on the Class A shares is determined by applying a 10% annualized rate on the volume weighted average market price (VWAP) of the Class A shares over the last 3 trading days of the preceding month. As a result, Class A shareholders of record on January 29, 2016 will receive a dividend of $0.07775 per share based on the VWAP of $9.33 over the last 3 trading days in December, payable on February 10, 2016. The yield will remain stable at 10% (based on the VWAP) under this distribution policy.

Preferred shareholders continue to receive prime plus 0.75% with a minimum rate of 5%.

Since inception Class A shareholders have received a total of $9.83 per share and Preferred shareholders have received a total of $5.69 per share inclusive of this distribution, for a combined total of $15.52 per unit.

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, The Company will engage in a selective covered call writing program.

Distribution Details:
Class A Share (BK) $0.07775
Preferred Share (BK.PR.A) $0.04167
Ex-Dividend Date: January 27, 2016
Record Date: January 29, 2016
Payable Date: February 10, 2016

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