MONTREAL, Feb. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Groupe Aeroplan Inc. (TSX: AER)
announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly
dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable on March 31, 2011 to
shareholders of record at the close of business on March 17, 2011.
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, 2011 to the holders of record at the close of business on
March 17, 2011.
Dividends paid by Groupe Aeroplan to Canadian residents on both its
common and preferred shares are "eligible dividends" for Canadian
income tax purposes.
About Groupe Aeroplan Inc.
Groupe Aeroplan Inc., a global leader in loyalty management, owns
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, Carlson
Marketing, an international loyalty marketing services, engagement and
events provider headquartered in the U.S., as well as Nectar, the
United Kingdom's leading coalition loyalty program. In the Gulf
Region, Groupe Aeroplan holds a 60% interest in the Air Miles Middle
East programs in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain. Groupe
Aeroplan also operates LMG Insight & Communication, a customer-driven
insight and data analytics business offering international services to
retailers and their suppliers, and it has a majority 75% ownership
position in Nectar Italia, the first independent loyalty coalition
program uniting leading retailers in Italy.
For more information about Groupe Aeroplan, please visit www.groupeaeroplan.com.
SOURCE GROUPE AEROPLAN INC.
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