Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc.

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc.

February 17, 2011 08:00 ET

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Welcomes Canadian Oil Sands as Its Newest Client in the Oil and Gas Sector

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2011) - Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. ("Kingsdale"), Canada's leading integrated shareholder services firm, welcomes Canadian Oil Sands Limited ("Canadian Oil Sands") as Kingsdale's newest client in the oil and gas sector. Kingsdale will assist Canadian Oil Sands in bolstering its already strong corporate governance and shareholder engagement programs by providing proxy solicitation and information agent services in connection with its 2011 Annual Meetings of Shareholders. In addition, as a Kingsdale client, Canadian Oil Sands will have access to Kingsdale's exclusive in-house Proxy Analytics service.

"Kingsdale is delighted to welcome our newest client Canadian Oil Sands, and we share its widely acknowledged commitment to leading corporate governance and shareholder engagement practices," said Wes Hall, Kingsdale's Chief Executive Officer. "As a firm we look forward to systematically raising the bar on what our clients should expect from their proxy solicitor."

With an impressive clientele, Kingsdale continues to provide value-added solutions. Whether retained to provide Proxy Solicitation, Information Agent, Depositary, or Transaction Communications services, Kingsdale is the first choice of issuers.

About Kingsdale Shareholder Services

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. provides strategic shareholder communication and advisory services. Through its seamless, multi-dimensional mechanism for communicating with shareholders and seeking out timely, detailed and transaction-critical information from third parties, clients are empowered to make well-informed key decisions. Operating in the context of takeover bids (hostile and friendly), proxy contests, special and routine shareholder meetings, Kingsdale offers an array of specialized programs and services including proxy solicitation, information agent, depositary, corporate governance advisory services, and other shareholder-related services.

Kingsdale Communications Inc., a division of Kingsdale Shareholder Services, offers tailored solutions and expertise in investor relations, public relations, multi-media, media management and corporate communications. A full-service advisory firm with seasoned professionals experienced in mergers & acquisitions and proxy contests to help your organization succeed.

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