UNS

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The authorized share capital of Uni-Select is composed of one class of common shares and one class of preferred shares. As at June 30, 2016, there were 42,231,178 common shares of the Corporation issued and outstanding.

Each common share entitles the holder thereof to one vote and to receive dividends in such amounts and payable at such time as the Board of Directors shall determine.

The common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol UNS.

Dividends

Since 1987, the Corporation has declared quarterly dividends subject to profitability, liquidity requirements to finance growth, the general financial health of the Corporation and other factors determined by the Board of Directors. Uni-Select’s practice has been to declare a dividend at a rate of approximately 20% to 25% of the previous year’s adjusted earnings.

All dividends paid by the Corporation in 2014 and, unless otherwise indicated, all dividends to be paid by the Corporation subsequent to 2014 are designated as eligible dividends for tax purposes. The Corporation does not have a dividend reinvestment plan.

The dividend history below has been adjusted for the following stock splits:

2-for-1 stock split on December 1, 1993;

2-for-1 stock split on May 31, 1999;

2-for-1 stock split on May, 12, 2016.

Date declared
Date of record
Date payable
Currency / amount
July 27, 2016
September 30, 2016
October 18, 2016
CA $0.085
April 27, 2016
June 30, 2016
July 19, 2016
CA $0.085
February 10, 2016
March 31, 2016
April 19, 2016
CA $0.08
October 28, 2015
December 31, 2015
January 19, 2016
CA $0.08
July 30, 2015
September 30, 2015
October 20, 2015
CA $0.08
April 30, 2015
June 30, 2015
July 21, 2015
CA $0.08
February 12, 2015
March 31, 2015
April 21, 2015
CA $0.075
October 30, 2014
December 31, 2014
January 21, 2015
CA $0.075
July 30, 2014
September 30, 2014
October 21, 2014
CA $0.075
April 30, 2014
June 30, 2014
July 22, 2014
CA $0.075
February 27, 2014
March 31, 2014
April 22, 2014
CA $0.065
October 31, 2013
December 31, 2013
January 22, 2014
CA $0.065
July 31, 2013
September 30, 2013
October 22, 2013
CA $0.065
May 1, 2013
June 30, 2013
July 19, 2013
CA $0.065
February 28, 2013
March 31, 2013
April 19, 2013
CA $0.065
November 8, 2012
December 30, 2012
March 22, 2013
CA $0.065
August 7, 2012
September 30, 2012
October 19, 2012
CA $0.065
May 8, 2012
June 30, 2012
July 20, 2012
CA $0.065
March 8, 2012
March 30, 2012
April 20, 2012
CA $0.065
November 8, 2011
December 30, 2011
January 20, 2012
CA $0.06
August 2, 2011
September 30, 2011
October 19, 2011
CA $0.06
May 11, 2011
June 30, 2011
July 20, 2011
CA $0.06
March 15, 2011
March 31, 2011
April 21, 2011
CA $0.06
November 10, 2010
December 31, 2010
January 21, 2011
CA $0.5825
August 6, 2010
September 30, 2010
October 19, 2010
CA $0.5825
May 4, 2010
June 30, 2010
July 20, 2010
CA $0.5825
March 30, 2010
March 31, 2010
April 21, 2010
CA $0.5825
November 11, 2009
December 31, 2009
January 21, 2010
CA $0.5825
August 5, 2009
September 30, 2009
October 20, 2009
CA $0.5825
May 5, 2009
June 30, 2009
July 21, 2009
CA $0.5825
March 10, 2009
March 31, 2009
April 21, 2009
CA $0.5825
November 11, 2008
December 31, 2008
January 20, 2009
CA $0.5375
August 5, 2008
September 30, 2008
October 21, 2008
CA $0.5375
May 8, 2008
June 30, 2008
July 21, 2008
CA $0.5375
March 13, 2008
March 31, 2008
April 21, 2008
CA $0.5375
November 13, 2007
December 31, 2007
January 21, 2008
CA $0.5375
August 7, 2007
September 28, 2007
October 22, 2007
CA $0.5375
May 11, 2007
June 29, 2007
July 23, 2007
CA $0.5375
March 16, 2007
March 30, 2007
April 20, 2007
CA $0.5375
November 8, 2006
December 31, 2006
January 22, 2007
CA $0.0500
August 4, 2006
September 30, 2006
October 23, 2006
CA $0.0500
May 17, 2006
June 30, 2006
July 21, 2006
CA $0.0500
March 16, 2006
March 31, 2006
April 21, 2006
CA $0.0500
October 28, 2005
December 30, 2005
January 20, 2006
CA $0.04
August 4, 2005
September 30, 2005
October 20, 2005
CA $0.04
May 3, 2005
June 30, 2005
July 21, 2005
CA $0.04
March 16, 2005
March 31, 2005
April 21, 2005
CA $0.04

Issuance of shares

Since its initial public offering in 1985,
Uni-Select has made only 2 issuances of shares.

To complete the financing of the acquisition of Middle Atlantic Warehouse Distributor Inc. (MAWDI) in 2004, Uni-Select issued 1,000,000 common shares to MAWDI’s former owner.

To complete the financing of its FinishMaster acquisition in 2011, the Corporation issued 1,983,750
common shares. Uni-Select also issued convertible unsecured subordinated debentures, which bear
interest at a rate of 5.9% per annum.

The convertible debentures were redeemed by the Corporation on February 2, 2015 for an aggregate principal amount of $51, 750, 000.

Issuer Bid

Normal Course Issuer Bid

On August 10, 2016, the Board of Directors authorized the renewal of the normal course issuer bid (“Issuer Bid") and the purchase of up to 4.7% of the public float of the Corporation’s common shares as at August 1, 2016.

The Issuer Bid enables the Corporation to purchase – on the open market and through the facilities of the TSX – up to 2,000,000 shares for cancellation. The Issuer Bid expires on August 16, 2017.

common shares repurchased

Fiscal year
No. of shares repurchased
ave. weighted price (CAD$)
2015
181,095
56.63
2014
58,115
27.94
2013
287,501
22.87
2012
87,366
23.72
2011
70,800
25.63
2010
14,700
25.79

The information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting but may be superseded by subsequent disclosures.

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