Greif, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter 2012 Dividends and Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call

DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 4, 2012) – The Board of Directors of Greif, Inc. (NYSE: GEF, GEF.B) today declared quarterly cash dividends of $0.42 per share of Class A Common Stock and $0.62 per share of Class B Common Stock.

The dividends are payable on Dec. 26, 2013 to shareholders of record at close of business on Dec. 14, 2012.

The Company also announced plans to release fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012 results after the market closes Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.

The Company has scheduled a conference call for Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to review the results.

To participate, domestic callers should call 877-485-3107. The number for international and local callers is +1 201-689-8427. Phone lines will be open at 9:50 a.m. ET.

A digital replay of the conference call will be available approximately one hour following the call on the company's website: www.greif.com.

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