Life & Banc Split Corp.
TSX : LBS

Life & Banc Split Corp.

May 22, 2012 16:31 ET

Life & Banc Split Corp. Suspends May Class A Distribution

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 22, 2012) - (TSX:LBS) In accordance with its articles of incorporation and the Class A Share Provisions, the regular, non-cumulative, monthly distribution for the month of May will not be paid on the class A shares of Life & Banc Split Corp. Under the articles of incorporation, no cash distribution may be paid on the class A shares, if after payment of the distribution by the Fund, the net asset value per unit (consisting of one class A share and one preferred share) would be less than $15.00. The net asset value per unit as at May 17, 2012 was $14.89. The Fund will re-evaluate the payment of class A share distributions in each subsequent month with the expectation that normal monthly distributions will resume and a press release will be issued if the net asset value per unit is in excess of $15.00 prior to declaration.

In accordance with the Preferred Share Provisions, regular quarterly preferred share dividends will continue to be paid.

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