CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2009) - Alaris Royalty Corp. (TSX:AD) (the "Corporation") today announced that the Board of Directors of the Corporation has declared a seventh consecutive monthly dividend of $0.12 per share on the Corporation's outstanding voting common shares and non-voting common shares (collectively, the "ARC Shares"). The dividend is payable on March 16, 2009 to holders of ARC Shares of record at the close of business on February 27, 2009. This dividend is designated by the Corporation to be an eligible dividend for the purpose of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial or territorial legislation. An enhanced dividend tax credit applies to eligible dividends paid to Canadian residents. About the Corporation: The Corporation provides alternative financing for a diversified group of private businesses ("Private Companies") in exchange for royalties or distributions from the Private Companies, with the principal objective of generating stable and predictable cash flows for dividend payments to its shareholders. Royalties or distributions from the Private Companies are structured as a percentage of a "top line" financial performance measure such as gross margin and same-store sales and rank in priority to the owners' common equity position.
For more information please contact:Alaris Royalty Corp. Curtis Krawetz Investor Relations (403) 221-7305