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(Kingston, ON – April 28, 2016) – The Empire Life Insurance Company (Empire Life) (TSX: EML.PR.A) has declared a cash dividend on the Non-Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series 1, being $0.359375 per share to be paid on July 17, 2016 to shareholders of record June 17, 2016.

Empire Life advises that this dividend is an eligible dividend for the purposes of the Income Tax Act, Canada and any similar provincial tax legislation.

About Empire Life

Empire Life is a subsidiary of E-L Financial Corporation Limited and provides individual and group life and health insurance, investment and retirement products to Canadians. The company’s mission is to make it simple, fast and easy for Canadians to build wealth, generate income and get the insurance and group benefits coverage they need. As of December 31, 2015 Empire Life had total assets under management of $14.5 billion. Follow Empire Life on Twitter @EmpireLife or visit www.empire.ca for more information.

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Contact:          Laurie Swinton

                        Director, Communication Services

                        613 548-1890, ext. 3374         laurie.swinton@empire.ca

                        www.empire.ca