Share capital

31 December 2017

Year ending 31 December 2017
On 21 February 2017, the Company announced its intention to return funds of approximately $400 million to shareholders by way of a special dividend with share consolidation.

On 4 April 2017, the details of the proposed special dividend of US$2.025 per share to be accompanied by a share consolidation on a 45 for 47 basis, were sent to all shareholders.

At the Annual General Meeting of the Company held on 5 May 2017 shareholders approved the share consolidation and related matters. The record date for the special dividend and the share consolidation was 5 May 2017. The share consolidation was effective on 8 May 2017. The sterling equivalent amount of the special dividend was announced on 11 May 2017 as 156.4p and was paid to shareholders on 22 May 2017.

Notice of Annual General Meeting