Calista Shareholders to Receive Largest Total Akilista Distribution

Akilista Distribution Tops $3 Million For First Time

October 14, 2020

(Anchorage, Alaska) – The Board of Directors of Calista Corporation and the Trustees of the Calista Settlement Trust recently approved the largest total Akilista distribution to Shareholders since the fund’s inception. More than 33,000 Shareholders qualify to receive this distribution from the Calista Settlement Trust.

“In 2020 alone, Calista Corporation, through its Settlement Trust, has taken action to distribute $10 million. With over 60 percent of our Shareholders living in the YK Region, we estimate by year-end more than $6 million will have reached the Region.”

Calista Corp. Board Chair Robert Beans

Distributions are per share. The 2020 Akilista distribution is approximately 88 cents per share. The final value will be determined after the date of record, which is October 26. Direct deposits and printed checks will be distributed on or before November 20.

  • The 2020 Akilista distribution from the Calista Settlement Trust is $3.12 million, a 5 percent increase from last year
  • Total enrollment increased by about 2,000 in the past year, due to open enrollment approved by Shareholders
  • About $1.87 million will go into the Yukon-Kuskokwim Region
  • Distribution will occur on or before November 20, 2020
  • Direct deposit updates must be received by October 30, and address updates by November 5
  • Updates can be completed at, a free Shareholder portal

The Akilista distribution is based on the market value of the Akilista investment portfolio for the prior three years. The first Akilista distribution occurred in 2014.


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Calista Corporation has over 33,000 Shareholders and is the parent company of more than 30 subsidiaries in the following industries: military defense contracting, construction, real estate, environmental and natural resource development, marine transportation, oil field services and heavy equipment sales, service and rentals. Since 1994, Calista has provided more than $4.8 million in scholarships to its Shareholders and Descendants. Since inception, Calista has declared more than $77.8 million in dividends and distributions, and $7.3 million in Elders’ Benefit Program distributions to Shareholders. Calista can be found on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.