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Aimia Declares Dividends

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Aimia Declares Dividends20:30 EST Wednesday, February 27, 2013MONTREAL, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Aimia (TSX: AIM) announced today that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.16 per common share, payable on March 29, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.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 29, 2013 to the holders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.Dividends paid by Aimia to Canadian residents on both its common and preferred shares are "eligible dividends" for Canadian income tax purposes.About AimiaAimia Inc. ("Aimia") is a global leader in loyalty management. Employing more than 4,000 people in over 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 and Nectar, the United Kingdom's largest coalition loyalty program. In addition, Aimia owns stakes in Air Miles Middle East, Nectar Italia, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program Club Premier, Brazil's Prismah Fidelidade, and i2c, a joint venture with Sainsbury's offering insight and data analytics services in the UK to retailers and suppliers. Aimia also holds a minority position in Cardlytics, a US-based private company operating in transaction-driven marketing for electronic banking. Aimia is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: AIM). For more information, visit us at www.aimia.comSOURCE: AIMIAFor further information: Media Krista Pawley 416-352 3794 krista.pawley@aimia.com JoAnne Hayes 416-352-3706 joanne.hayes@aimia.comAnalysts & Investors Karen Keyes 514-205-7163 karen.keyes@aimia.com Trish Moran 416-352-3728 trish.moran@aimia.com