MONTREAL, Feb. 26, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ – Aimia (TSX: AIM) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.17 per common share, payable on March 31, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2014.
The Board has also declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.40625 per Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Share, Series 1, payable on March 31, 2014 to the holders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2014 and a pro-rated quarterly dividend of $0.3211 per Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Share, Series 3, payable on March 31, 2014 to the holders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2014.
Dividends paid by Aimia to Canadian residents on both its common and preferred shares are “eligible dividends” for Canadian income tax purposes.
Aimia Inc. (“Aimia”) is a global leader in loyalty management. Employing more than 4,300 people in 20 countries worldwide, Aimia offers clients, partners and members proven expertise in launching and managing coalition loyalty programs, delivering proprietary loyalty services, creating value through loyalty analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital, mobile and social communications spaces.
Aimia owns and operates Aeroplan, Canada’s premier coalition loyalty program, Nectar, the United Kingdom’s largest coalition loyalty program, Nectar Italia, and Smart Button, a leading provider of SaaS loyalty solutions. In addition, Aimia owns stakes in Air Miles Middle East, Mexico’s leading coalition loyalty program Club Premier, Brazil’s Prismah Fidelidade, China Rewards – the first coalition loyalty program in China that enables members to earn and redeem a common currency, and i2c, a joint venture with Sainsbury’s offering insight and data analytics services in the UK to retailers and suppliers. Aimia also holds minority positions in Cardlytics, a US-based private company operating in card-linked marketing for electronic banking and Think Big, the owner and operator of BIG – AirAsia and Tune Group’s loyalty program. Aimia is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: AIM). For more information, visit us at www.aimia.com.