Acuity Brands, Inc : Declares Quarterly Dividend

Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:00pm EDT

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ATLANTA, March 29, 2013 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company")
today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on May 1, 2013
to shareholders of record on April 17, 2013.

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of
lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2012 net sales of
over $1.9 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,000 associates and is headquartered in
Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The company's
lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting(R), Holophane(R),
Peerless(R), Gotham(R), Mark Architectural Lighting(TM), Winona(R) Lighting, Healthcare
Lighting(R), Hydrel(R), American Electric Lighting(R), Carandini(R), Antique Street Lamps(TM),
Tersen(R), Sunoptics(R), Sensor Switch(R), Lighting Control & Design(TM), Synergy(R) Lighting
Controls, Pathway Connectivity(TM), Dark to Light(R), ROAM(R), RELOC(R) Wiring Solutions,
Acculamp(R) and eldoLED(R). 

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