Yamana increased its dividend by 18% on, June 18, 2012, to $0.26 per share annually which makes Yamana's dividend yield one of the most attractive in the industry. This represents an 117% increase from levels in place a year ago.
Pursuant to tax legislation, Canadian resident individuals who receive "eligible dividends" will be entitled to an enhanced gross-up and dividend tax credit on such dividends. Yamana Gold has designated that all dividends paid by Yamana Gold Inc. are "eligible dividends" for these purposes.
If you would like to receive your shareholder and financial documents electronically, please enroll in Yamana’s electronic delivery program through CIBC Mellon Trust Company at: www.cibcmellon.com/electronicdelivery .
For information regarding shareholdings, dividends, certificates, change of address, or exchange of share certificates due to an acquisition, please contact CIBC Mellon Trust Company at:
Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP