Freehold Royalties Ltd. Declares Dividend for August 15, 2012

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2012) - Freehold Royalties Ltd. (Freehold) (FRU.TO) announces that its Board of Directors has declared a dividend of Cdn. $0.14 per common share to be paid on August 15, 2012 to shareholders of record on July 31, 2012. Including the August 15, 2012 payment, the twelve-month trailing cash dividends total Cdn. $1.68 per common share.

These dividends are designated as "eligible dividends" for Canadian income tax purposes.

Freehold's primary focus is on acquiring and managing oil and gas royalties. The majority of production comes from royalty interests (mineral title and gross overriding royalties). Freehold's common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada under the symbol FRU.