SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

April 17, 2015 16:30 ET

Scotiabank Reports Results of Conversion Privilege of Preferred Shares Series 30

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - April 17, 2015) -

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The Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) today announced that 4,457,262 of its 10,600,000 Non-cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 30 of Scotiabank (the "Preferred Shares Series 30") have been elected for conversion on April 27, 2015, on a one-for-one basis, into Non-cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares Series 31 of Scotiabank (the "Preferred Shares Series 31"). Consequently, on April 27, 2015, Scotiabank will have 6,142,738 Preferred Shares Series 30 and 4,457,262 Preferred Shares Series 31 issued and outstanding. The Preferred Shares Series 30 and Preferred Shares Series 31 will be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols BNS.PR.Y and BNS.PR.D, respectively.

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