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Press release from CNW Group

Exchange Income Corporation Announces October 2012 Dividend

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Exchange Income Corporation Announces October 2012 Dividend07:00 EDT Wednesday, October 17, 2012WINNIPEG, Oct. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Exchange Income Corporation (TSX:  EIF) (the "Corporation"), announced today that the Directors of the Corporation have declared eligible dividends totaling $0.135 per share for the month ended October 31, 2012, payable November 15, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 31, 2012.Eligible shareholders have the opportunity to reinvest their dividends in accordance with the Corporation's dividend reinvestment and cash purchase plan.  Additional details can be found in the investor information section of the Corporation's website, www.exchangeincomecorp.ca.The dividend is designated as an "eligible" dividend under the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any corresponding provincial legislation.  Under this legislation, individuals resident in Canada may be entitled to enhanced dividend tax credits which reduce income tax otherwise payable.About Exchange Income Corporation Exchange Income Corporation is a diversified acquisition-oriented company, focused on opportunities in the industrial products and transportation sectors which are ideally suited for public markets except for their size. The strategy of the Corporation is to invest in profitable, well-established companies with strong cash flows operating in niche markets in Canada and/or the United States.The Corporation is currently operating in two niche business segments: aviation and specialty manufacturing. The aviation segment consists of the operations by Perimeter Aviation, Keewatin Air, Calm Air International, Bearskin Lake Air Service, and Custom Helicopters, and the specialty manufacturing segment consists of the operations by Jasper Tank, Overlanders Manufacturing, Water Blast Manufacturing, Stainless Fabrication and WesTower Communications. For more information on the Corporation, please visit www.exchangeincomecorp.ca.Additional information relating to the Corporation, including all public filings, is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).Forward-Looking Information:The statements contained in today's press release that are forward-looking are based on current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks, and actual results may differ materially. These uncertainties and risks include, but are not limited to, the dependence of the Corporation on the operations and assets currently owned by it, the degree to which its subsidiaries are leveraged, the fact that cash distributions are not guaranteed and will fluctuate with the Corporation's financial performance, dilution, restrictions on potential future growth, competitive pressures (including price competition), changes in market activity, the cyclicality of the industries, seasonality of the businesses, poor weather conditions, and foreign currency fluctuations, legal proceedings, commodity prices and raw material exposure, dependence on key personnel, and environmental, health and safety and other regulatory requirements. Further information about these and other risks and uncertainties can be found in the disclosure documents filed by the Corporation with the securities regulatory authorities, available on SEDAR.SOURCE: Exchange Income CorporationFor further information: Mike Pyle President & CEO  Exchange Income Corporation  Phone: (204) 982-1850  mpyle@eig.ca Joe Racanelli Investor Relations The Equicom Group Inc. Phone: (416) 815-0700 Ext. 243 jracanelli@equicomgroup.com