SOURCE: Scotiabank

Scotiabank

January 22, 2016 16:30 ET

Scotiabank Reports Results of Conversion Privilege of Preferred Shares Series 32

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - January 22, 2016) -

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The Bank of Nova Scotia ("Scotiabank") (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) today announced that 5,184,345 of the 16,360,000 Non-cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 32 of Scotiabank (the "Preferred Shares Series 32") have been elected for conversion on February 2, 2016, on a one-for-one basis, into Non-cumulative Floating Rate Preferred Shares Series 33 of Scotiabank (the "Preferred Shares Series 33"). Consequently, on February 2, 2016, Scotiabank will have 11,175,655 Preferred Shares Series 32 and 5,184,345 Preferred Shares Series 33 issued and outstanding. The Preferred Shares Series 32 and Preferred Shares Series 33 will be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols BNS.PR.Z and BNS.PR.F, respectively.

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