For Immediate Release
Toronto, Ontario, December 15, 2022 – First National Financial Corporation (TSX: FN) today announced its monthly dividend payment of $0.20 per common share for the period December 1 to December 31, 2022. The dividend will be payable on January 16, 2023, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2022.
The Company also announced the quarterly dividend on its Class A Series 1 Preference Shares (“Series 1 Preference Shares”) and Class A Series 2 Preference Shares (“Series 2 Preference Shares”) for the period October 1 to December 31, 2022. The dividend of $0.180938 per Series 1 Preference Share and dividend of $0.339518 per Series 2 Preference Share will be payable on January 16, 2023, to holders of record at the close of business on December 30, 2022.
With respect to the Class A Series 2 Preference Shares, the dividend rate for the period January 1 to March 31, 2023, has been set at 6.203%, as determined in accordance with the terms of the Series 2 Preference Shares.
First National, for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial legislation, advises that its dividends declared in December 2022 will be eligible dividends, unless otherwise indicated.
About First National Financial Corporation
First National Financial Corporation (TSX:FN, TSX:FN.PR.A, TSX:FN.PR.B) is the parent company of First National Financial LP, a Canadian-based originator, underwriter and servicer of predominantly prime residential (single-family and multi-unit) and commercial mortgages. With more than $129 billion in mortgages under administration, First National is one of Canada’s largest non-bank originators and underwriters of mortgages and is among the top three in market share in the mortgage broker distribution channel. For more information, please visit www.firstnational.ca.
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