Scotiabank Announces Redemption of 4.99% Debentures due March 27, 2018

Scotiabank Announces Redemption of 4.99% Debentures due March 27, 2018 
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TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Scotiabank (BNS: TSX, NYSE) today announced 
that the Bank, subject to the final approval of the Office of the 
Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI), intends to redeem all 
outstanding 4.99% debentures due March 27, 2018 (the "Debentures") for 100% of 
their principal amount plus accrued and unpaid interest to the redemption 
date. The redemption will occur on March 27, 2013. 
The redemption of the Debentures will be financed out of the general funds of 
Scotiabank. 
Scotiabank is one of North America's premier financial institutions and 
Canada's most international bank. With more than 81,000 employees, Scotiabank 
and its affiliates serve some 19 million customers in more than 55 countries 
around the world. Scotiabank offers a broad range of products and services 
including personal, commercial, corporate and investment banking. In December 
2012, Scotiabank became the first Canadian bank to be named Global Bank of the 
Year and Bank of the Year in the Americas by The Banker magazine, a Financial 
Times publication. With assets of $668 billion (as at October 31, 2012), 
Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (BNS) and New York Exchanges (BNS). For more 
information please visit www.scotiabank.com. 
Jake Lawrence, Managing Director, Group Treasury, at (416) 866-5712, 
orjake.lawrence@scotiabank.com 
SOURCE: Scotiabank - Financial Releases 
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CO: Scotiabank
ST: Ontario
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