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BCE reports results of Series Y and Z Preferred Share conversions

BCE reports results of Series Y and Z Preferred Share conversions 
MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - BCE Inc. (TSX: BCE) (NYSE: BCE) today 
announced that 1,108,623 of its 1,873,670 fixed-rate Cumulative Redeemable 
First Preferred Shares, Series Z ("Series Z Preferred Shares") have been 
tendered for conversion on December 1, 2012, on a one-for-one basis, into 
floating-rate Cumulative Redeemable First Preferred Shares, Series Y ("Series 
Y Preferred Shares"). In addition, 462,485 of its 8,126,330 Series Y Preferred 
Shares have been tendered for conversion on December 1, 2012, on a one-for-one 
basis, into Series Z Preferred Shares. Consequently, on December 1, 2012, BCE 
will have 1,227,532 Series Z Preferred Shares and 8,772,468 Series Y Preferred 
Shares issued and outstanding. The Series Z Preferred Shares and the Series Y 
Preferred Shares will continue to be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange 
under the symbols BCE.PR.Z and BCE.PR.Y, respectively. 
The Series Z Preferred Shares will pay on a quarterly basis, for the five-year 
period beginning on December 1, 2012, as and when declared by the Board of 
Directors of BCE, a fixed cash dividend based on an annual dividend rate of 
3.152%. 
The Series Y Preferred Shares will continue to pay a monthly floating 
adjustable cash dividend for the five-year period beginning on December 1, 
2012, as and when declared by the Board of Directors of BCE. The monthly 
floating adjustable dividend for any particular month will continue to be 
calculated based on the prime rate for such month and using the Designated 
Percentage for such month representing the sum of an adjustment factor (based 
on the market price of the series Y Preferred Shares in the preceding month) 
and the Designated Percentage for the preceding month. 
About BCE
BCE is Canada's largest communications company, providing a comprehensive and 
innovative suite of broadband communication services to residential and 
business customers under the Bell and Bell Aliant brands. Bell Media is 
Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio 
and digital media, including CTV, Canada's leading television network, and the 
country's most-watched specialty channels. 
The Bell Mental Health Initiative is a multi-year charitable program that 
promotes mental health across Canada via the Bell Let's Talk anti-stigma 
campaign and support for community care, research and workplace best 
practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk. For BCE corporate 
information, please visit BCE.ca. For Bell product and service information, 
please visit Bell.ca. For Bell Media, please visit BellMedia.ca. 
Media inquiries: Marie-Ève Francoeur Bell, Communications (514) 391-5263 
marie-eve.francoeur@bell.ca 
Investor inquiries: Thane Fotopoulos BCE Investor Relations (514) 870-4619 
thane.fotopoulos@bell.ca 
SOURCE: BELL CANADA 
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-0- Nov/20/2012 14:01 GMT
 
 
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