CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 17, 2008) - The Board of Directors of ATCO Ltd. has declared the following quarterly dividends:
TSX Stock Dividend Per Record Date Payment Date Shares Symbol Share ($) (2008) (2008) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Class I Non-Voting ACO.X 0.235 10-Dec 31-Dec Class II Voting ACO.Y 0.235 10-Dec 31-Dec 5.75% Series 3 ACO.PR.A 0.359375 05-Nov 01-Dec
These dividends are eligible dividends for Canadian income tax purposes.
ATCO Ltd., an Alberta-based worldwide organization of companies with assets of approximately $8.5 billion and more than 7,800 employees, is comprised of three main business divisions: Power Generation, Utilities (natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution) and Global Enterprises (industrials, technology, logistics and energy services).
More information about ATCO Ltd. can be found on its website www.atco.com.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
K.M. (Karen) Watson
Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer