Scotiabank Announces Redemption of Non-Cumulative Preferred Share Series 34

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TORONTO, March 4, 2021 /CNW/ - Scotiabank (TSX: BNS) (NYSE: BNS) today announced its intention to redeem all outstanding Non-cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Preferred Shares Series 34 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) ("Series 34 Shares") of Scotiabank on April 26, 2021 at a price equal to $25.00 per share together with declared and unpaid dividends to the Redemption Date (the "Redemption Price"). Formal notice will be issued to the shareholders in accordance with the share conditions.

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The redemption has been approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions and will be financed out of the general funds of Scotiabank. This redemption is part of the Bank's ongoing management of its Tier 1 capital.

On February 23, 2021, the Board of Directors of Scotiabank declared quarterly dividends of $0.343750 per Series 34 Share. This will be the final dividend on the Series 34 Shares and will be paid on April 26, 2021, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 6, 2021, as previously announced. Subsequent to this final dividend payment, the Series 34 Shares will cease to be entitled to dividends.

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SOURCE The Bank of Nova Scotia

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