National Bank of Canada to Redeem Preferred Shares, Series 24 and Series 26

National Bank of Canada to Redeem Preferred Shares, Series 24 and Series 26 
MONTREAL, Dec. 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The National Bank of Canada (the "Bank") 
announces today its intention to redeem all of its remaining issued and 
outstanding Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares Series 24 
(the "Preferred Shares Series 24") together with all of its remaining issued 
and outstanding Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset First Preferred Shares Series 
26 (the "Preferred Shares Series 26") on February 15, 2014 (the "Redemption 
Date"). 
Pursuant to the share conditions, on the Redemption Date, the Bank may, at its 
option, redeem the Preferred Shares Series 24 and the Preferred Shares Series 
26 at a price equal to $25.00 per share together with all declared and unpaid 
dividends. The declared dividends payable on February 15, 2014 will be paid to 
shareholders of record on January 10, 2014. 
Formal notice will be issued to shareholders in accordance with the share 
conditions. The redemption of the Preferred Shares Series 24 and the Preferred 
Shares Series 26 is subject to the approval of the Office of the 
Superintendent of Financial Institutions and is part of the Bank's ongoing 
management of its regulatory capital. 
The Bank recommends shareholders consult with their tax advisors to determine 
the appropriate treatment and impact of the redemptions. 
Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release includes certain forward-looking statements. These 
forward-looking statements include the Bank's intentions regarding the 
redemption of the Preferred Shares Series 24 and the Preferred Shares Series 
26. These statements are inherently subject to significant risks, 
uncertainties and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond the 
control of the Bank, including the obtaining of regulatory approval required 
to complete the proposed redemption. Except as required by law, the Bank does 
not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, whether written or 
oral, that may be made from time to time, by it or on its behalf. The 
forward-looking information contained in this press release is presented for 
the purpose of interpreting the information contained herein and may not be 
appropriate for other purposes. 
About National Bank of Canada
With $188 billion in assets as at October 31, 2013, National Bank of Canada 
(www.nbc.ca), together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading 
integrated financial groups, and was named among the 20 strongest banks in the 
world by Bloomberg Markets magazine. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees 
and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the 
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social 
media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at 
clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.
 

SOURCE  National Bank of Canada 
(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of  journalists 
and other media representatives.):Claude Breton 
Assistant Vice-President, Public Affairs National Bank of Canada Tel.: 
514-394-8644 
Hélène Baril Senior Director, Investor Relations National Bank of Canada 
Tel.: 514-394-0296   
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