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Press release from CNW Group

Genworth MI Canada Inc. Announces Dividend for Second Quarter 2012

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Genworth MI Canada Inc. Announces Dividend for Second Quarter 201216:45 EDT Tuesday, May 01, 2012TORONTO, May 1, 2012 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Genworth MI Canada Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: MIC) today announced that it has authorized and declared a shareholder dividend of $0.29 per common share for the second quarter of 2012.  This dividend will be paid on June 1, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 15, 2012.Genworth MI Canada Inc. designates any and all dividends paid or deemed for Canadian federal, provincial or territorial income tax purposes to be paid as "eligible dividends", unless indicated otherwise in respect of dividends paid subsequent to this notification, and hereby notifies all recipients of such dividends of this designation.About Genworth MI Canada Inc.Genworth MI Canada Inc., through its subsidiary, Genworth Financial Mortgage Insurance Company Canada, has been the leading Canadian private residential mortgage insurer since 1995.  Known as Genworth Canada, "The Homeownership Company," it provides default mortgage insurance to Canadian residential mortgage lenders that enables low down payment borrowers to own a home more affordably and stay in their homes during difficult financial times.  Genworth Canada combines technological and service excellence with risk management expertise to deliver innovation to the mortgage marketplace.  As of March 31, 2012, Genworth Canada had $5.4 billion total assets and $2.7 billion shareholders' equity.  Based in Oakville, Ontario, Genworth Canada employs approximately 260 people across Canada. Find out more at www.genworth.ca.For further information: Investors - Samantha Cheung, 905-287-5482   samantha.cheung@genworth.comMedia - Lisa Azzuolo, 905-287-5520 lisa.azzuolo@genworth.com