Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation Announces Cash Dividends

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation (TSX:AI) ("Atrium") announced today that its board of directors has declared cash dividends on the outstanding common shares of Atrium, which dividends are subject to adjustment at the discretion of Atrium's board of directors, as set out below:
Record date Period Dividend payable date Dividend amount per share
September 28, 2012 Third quarter October 26, 2012 $0.20
October 31, 2012 October November 28, 2012 $0.066667
November 30, 2012 November December 27, 2012 $0.066667
December 31, 2012 December January 29, 2013 $0.066667

Atrium's dividend policy is set out in the non-offering (final) prospectus of Atrium dated August 24, 2012, as well as in Atrium's press release issued on August 31, 2012. Copies of both of these documents are available at or at .

About Atrium

As a mortgage investment corporation, Atrium is a non-bank provider of residential and commercial real estate finance. Atrium lends in major urban centres in Canada where the stability and liquidity of real estate are at the highest levels. Canadian Mortgage Capital Corporation ("CMCC") is responsible for originating, underwriting, servicing and syndicating Atrium's mortgage loans. CMCC has been Atrium's exclusive manager since Atrium's formation and has grown Atrium's business to a mortgage portfolio of approximately $180 million. CMCC has been in the business of originating and underwriting mortgage loans for over 19 years and servicing mortgage loans for over 13 years.
CONTACT: For further information, please contact:                  Atrium Mortgage Investment Corporation         Robert G. Goodall         President and Chief Executive Officer         (416) 607-4200