On 23 February 2016, the Company announced its intention to return funds of approximately $1.5 billion to shareholders by way of a special dividend with share consolidation.
The Company intends to pay a special dividend of U$6.329 per existing ordinary share. The pounds sterling amount to be paid in respect of the special dividend of U$6.329 per existing ordinary share will be calculated on 12 May 2016, based on the average of the market exchange rates on the three dealing days commencing 9 May 2016, using the WM/Reuters closing midpoint spot rate as at 4.00pm.
The Directors have proposed a resolution at the 2016 AGM to consolidate every 6 ordinary shares of 15 265/329 pence in issue into 5 ordinary shares of 18 318/329 pence each.
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Last updated 31 March 2016