Popular, Inc. Declares Dividends on Preferred Stock, Announces Distribution on Trust Preferred Securities

  Popular, Inc. Declares Dividends on Preferred Stock, Announces Distribution
  on Trust Preferred Securities

Business Wire

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- May 6, 2013

Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ:BPOP) announced today that it has declared the following
monthly cash dividends on its outstanding shares of Non-cumulative Monthly
Income Preferred Stock:

  *a monthly cash dividend of $0.1328125 per share of 6.375% Non-cumulative
    Monthly Income Preferred Stock, 2003 Series A, payable on May 31, 2013 to
    holders of record as of May 15, 2013; and
  *a monthly cash dividend of $0.171875 per share of 8.25% Non-cumulative
    Monthly Income Preferred Stock, Series B, payable on May 31, 2013 to
    holders of record as of May 15, 2013.

The Corporation also announced the declaration of the following monthly
distributions on its outstanding Trust Preferred Securities:

  *a monthly distribution of $0.13958333 per security of 6.70% Cumulative
    Monthly Income Trust Preferred Securities issued by Popular Capital Trust
    I, payable on June 3, 2013 to holders of record as of May 15, 2013; and
  *a monthly distribution of $0.127604 per security of 6.125% Cumulative
    Monthly Income Trust Preferred Securities issued by Popular Capital Trust
    II, payable on June 3, 2013 to holders of record as of May 15, 2013.

Founded in 1893, Popular, Inc. is the leading banking institution by both
assets and deposits in Puerto Rico and ranks 37th by assets among U.S. banks.
In the United States, Popular has established a community-banking franchise,
doing business as Popular Community Bank, providing a broad range of financial
services and products with branches in New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Florida
and California.

For more information, visit http://www.popular.com.

Contact:

Popular, Inc.
Investor Relations:
Carlos J. Vazquez, 787-771-3112
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
or
Media Relations:
Teruca Rullán,787-281-5170 or 917-679-3596 (mobile)
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
 
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