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Lionsgate Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.09 per Common Share

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a quarterly cash dividend of nine cents ($0.09) per each class of its common shares. The dividend is payable on November 8, 2018 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2018.

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ABOUT LIONSGATE
The first major new studio in decades, Lionsgate is a global content leader whose films, television series, digital products and linear and over-the-top platforms reach next generation audiences around the world.  In addition to its filmed entertainment leadership, Lionsgate content drives a growing presence in interactive and location-based entertainment, video games, esports and other new entertainment technologies.  Lionsgate's content initiatives are backed by a nearly 17,000-title film and television library and delivered through a global sales and distribution infrastructure.  The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring and ground-breaking content created with special emphasis on the evolving patterns and diverse composition of the Company's worldwide consumer base. 

For further information, Investors should contact:
Zaia Lawandow
ZLawandow@lionsgate.com
(310) 255-4921

For Media inquiries, please contact:
Cristina Castañeda
CCastaneda@lionsgate.com
(310) 255-5114

The matters discussed in this press release include forward-looking statements, including those regarding the performance of future fiscal years.  Such statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results in the future could differ materially and adversely from those described in the forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including the substantial investment of capital required to produce and market films and television series, due to, among other things, increased production costs; budget overruns; limitations imposed by our credit facilities and notes; unpredictability of the commercial success of our motion pictures and television programming; risks related to acquisition and integration of acquired businesses; the effects of dispositions of businesses or assets, including individual films or libraries; the cost of defending our intellectual property; technological changes and other trends affecting the entertainment industry; litigation relating to the acquisition of Starz; impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017; other trends affecting the entertainment industry; and the other risk factors as set forth in Lionsgate's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 24, 2018, as amended in Lionsgate's Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on August 9, 2018.  The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect any future events or circumstances.

 

SOURCE Lionsgate