SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

June 23, 2014 17:30 ET

Scotiabank Announces Redemption of Preferred Shares Series 13

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - June 23, 2014) -

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Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) today announced that it intends to exercise its right to redeem all outstanding Non-cumulative Preferred Shares Series 13 of Scotiabank (the "Preferred Shares Series 13") on July 29, 2014 at a price equal to $25.00 per share, together with all declared and unpaid dividends. Formal notice will be issued to shareholders in accordance with the share conditions.

The redemption has been approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and will be financed out of the general funds of Scotiabank.

On May 26, 2014, the Board of Directors of Scotiabank approved a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per Series 13 Share. This will be the final dividend on the Series 13 Shares and will be paid in the usual manner on July 29, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 2, 2014, as previously announced. After July 29, 2014, the Series 13 Shares will cease to be entitled to dividends.

Scotiabank is a leading financial services provider in over 55 countries and Canada's most international bank. Through our team of more than 86,000 employees, Scotiabank and its affiliates offer a broad range of products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management, corporate and investment banking to over 21 million customers. With assets of $792 billion (as at April 30, 2014), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York (BNS) Exchanges. Scotiabank distributes the Bank's media releases using Marketwired. For more information please visit www.scotiabank.com.

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