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Iron Mt. will offer dividend

Document destruction is one of Iron Mountain’s services.
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Document destruction is one of Iron Mountain’s services.

The board of directors of Iron Mountain Inc., the Boston-based information management company, declared a special dividend in connection with the company’s previously ­announced plan to convert into a real estate investment trust. The special dividend is expected to be about $700 million, or $4.07 per share. Also on Thursday, Iron Mountain said the company’s outlook is on track for 2012. Iron Mountain is scheduled to report third-quarter results on Oct. 31.