TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 21, 2011) - Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation (TSX:MPT)(TSX:MPT.DB.A) - ("MPIC" or the "Corporation") today declared a dividend for the month of March 2011 of $0.055 per common share. The dividend will be paid on April 15, 2011 to common shareholders of record at the close of trading on March 31, 2011. The ex-dividend date is March 29, 2011.
A distribution of $0.055 per unit will also be paid on April 15, 2011 to holders of record on March 31, 2011 of Class B Exchangeable Units of MPT LTC Holding LP, a subsidiary entity of the Corporation.
The Corporation's dividends are designated "eligible" dividends for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada). An enhanced dividend tax credit applies to eligible dividends paid to Canadian residents.
About Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation
Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation's mandate is to invest in core infrastructure businesses in Canada and internationally. MPIC aims to acquire and actively manage a high quality portfolio of long-life infrastructure businesses that will generate sustainable, long-term distributions and an attractive total return for investors. MPIC's portfolio currently includes investments in gas cogeneration, wind, hydro and biomass power generating facilities, representing approximately 350 MW of installed capacity. MPIC is also currently developing a 20 MW solar power facility in Ontario and has entered into an agreement to acquire a 33.3% interest in a district heating portfolio in Sweden. MPIC is managed by an affiliate of Macquarie Group Limited. Please visit www.macquarie.com/mpic for additional information.
Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation is not an authorised deposit taking institution for the purposes of the Banking Act (Cth) 1959 and Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation's obligations do not represent deposits or other liabilities of Macquarie Bank Limited ABN 46 008 583 542 (MBL). MBL does not guarantee or otherwise provide assurance in respect of the obligations of Macquarie Power and Infrastructure Corporation.