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Aimia declares dividends

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Aimia declares dividends18:02 EDT Thursday, August 09, 2012MONTREAL, Aug. 9, 2012 /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 September 28, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2012.The Board has also declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.40625 per Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Share, Series 1, payable on September 28, 2012 to the holders of record at the close of business on September 14, 2012.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. Aimia's unique capabilities include proven expertise in delivering proprietary loyalty services, launching and managing coalition loyalty programs, creating value through loyalty analytics and driving innovation in the emerging digital and mobile 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 has majority equity positions in Air Miles Middle East and Nectar Italia as well as a minority position in Club Premier, Mexico's leading coalition loyalty program and Cardlytics, a US-based private company operating in merchant-funded transaction-driven marketing for electronic banking.Aimia is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: AIM) and has over 3,400 employees in more than 20 countries around the world. For more information about Aimia, please visit www.aimia.com.Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/aimiainc.SOURCE: AIMIAFor further information: Media  JoAnne Hayes 416-352-3706 joanne.hayes@aimia.comAnalysts Trish Moran 416-352-3728 trish.moran@aimia.com