Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

June 12, 2012 08:00 ET

Viterra Announces Normal Course Semi-Annual Dividend

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - June 12, 2012) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra") (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared the second semi-annual cash dividend for the year of seven and a half cents per share (C$0.075), payable July 26, 2012 to shareholders of record on July 6, 2012.

The dividend payment applies to holders of Viterra common shares, which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol VT, and to holders of its CHESS depositary interests (CDIs), which trade on the Australian Securities Exchange under the symbol VTA. Each CDI confers a beneficial interest in one common share. Therefore, CDI holders are entitled to a dividend calculated on the same basis as the holders of Viterra's common shares.

Payments to Canadian shareholders will be made in Canadian dollars, while payments to non-resident shareholders will be made in U.S. dollars at the Bank of Canada noon rate (Eastern Daylight Time) prevailing on the record date. For CDI holders, payments will be made in Australian dollars at the Bank of Canada noon rate (Eastern Daylight Time) prevailing on the record date.

Shareholders are advised that the dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes.

About Viterra

Viterra provides premium quality ingredients to leading global food manufacturers. Headquartered in Canada, the global agri-business has operations across Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and China, as well as a growing international presence that extends to offices in Japan, Singapore, Vietnam, Switzerland, Italy, Ukraine, Germany, Spain and India. Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit, Viterra operates three distinct business segments: Grain Handling and Marketing, Agri-products and Processing. Viterra's expertise, close relationships with producers and superior logistical assets allows Viterra to consistently meet the needs of the most discerning end-use customers, helping to fulfill nutritional needs of people around the world.

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