Veresen Announces Common Share Dividend for February 2013 and Preferred Share
Dividend for the Quarter Ended March 2013
Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Conference Call and Webcast to be held on
March 6, 2013
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CALGARY, Feb. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Veresen Inc. ("Veresen") (TSX: VSN) today
announced that its Board of Directors has declared a cash dividend for
February 2013 of $0.0833 per common share. The dividend will be paid on March
22, 2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 28,
2013. This dividend is designated an "eligible dividend" for Canadian income
The dividend is eligible to be reinvested by shareholders, at a 5% discount,
in common shares of Veresen under the dividend reinvestment component of the
Premium Dividend™ and Dividend Reinvestment Plan of Veresen Inc. ("Plan") to
be held for their account under the Plan. No portion of this dividend will be
eligible for a premium cash payment under the Premium Dividend™ component of
Registered shareholders of Veresen who have not previously enrolled in the
Plan and wish to enroll in the Plan with respect to the February 2013 cash
dividend and future cash dividends declared by Veresen, must deliver to
Computershare Trust Company of Canada, as Plan Agent, a completed enrollment
form which is available at www.computershare.com/investorcentrecanada, at or
before 5:00 pm (ET) on Thursday, February 21, 2013. A copy of the enrollment
form may also be obtained by calling Computershare Trust Company of Canada at
1-800-564-6253, or from Veresen's website at www.vereseninc.com.
Beneficial shareholders of Veresen who have not previously enrolled in the
Plan and wish to participate in the Plan with respect to the February 2013
cash dividend and future cash dividends declared by Veresen, should contact
their broker, investment dealer, financial institution or other nominee to
provide appropriate enrollment instructions and to ensure any deadlines or
other requirements that such nominee may impose or be subject to are met.
Preferred Share Dividend
Veresen's Board of Directors also declared the regular quarterly cash dividend
of $0.275 per share for the period ended March 31, 2013 on its Cumulative
Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series A. The dividend will be paid on March 31,
2013 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 15, 2013.
This dividend is designated an "eligible dividend" for Canadian income tax
Fourth Quarter and Year End 2012 Conference Call and Webcast
Veresen will release its fourth quarter and year end 2012 results on
Wednesday, March 6, 2013. A conference call and webcast to discuss the results
will be held at 2:30 pm MT (4:30 pm ET).
Dial-in: 1 (888) 231-8191 or 1 (647) 427-7450
Conference ID 11976091
The link to the conference call webcast is available on Veresen's website on
the homepage or by selecting "Invest" and then "Events & Presentations".
A replay of the call will be available at approximately 4:30 pm MT (6:30 pm
ET) on March 6, 2013 by dialing 1-855-859-2056 and 1-416-849-0833. The access
code is 11976091, followed by the pound sign. The replay will expire at
midnight (ET) on March 13, 2013.
About Veresen Inc.
Veresen is a publicly-traded dividend paying corporation based in Calgary,
Alberta, that owns and operates energy infrastructure assets across North
America. Veresen is engaged in three principal businesses: a pipeline
transportation business comprised of interests in two pipeline systems, the
Alliance Pipeline and the Alberta Ethane Gathering System; a midstream
business which includes ownership interests in a world-class natural gas
liquids extraction facility near Chicago, the Hythe/Steeprock gas gathering
and processing complex, and other natural gas and NGL processing energy
infrastructure; and a power business with renewable and gas-fired facilities
and development projects in Canada and the United States, and district energy
systems in Ontario and Prince Edward Island. Veresen and each of its pipeline,
midstream and power businesses are also actively developing a number of
greenfield projects. In the normal course of its business, Veresen and each
of its businesses regularly evaluate and pursue acquisition and development
Veresen's common shares, Series A preferred shares, and 5.75% convertible
unsecured subordinated debentures, Series C due July 31, 2017 are listed on
the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols "VSN", "VSN.PR.A" and VSN.DB.C",
respectively. For further information, please visit www.vereseninc.com.
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Dorreen Miller, Director Investor Relations Phone: (403) 213-3633
SOURCE: Veresen Inc.
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