8 August 2018
As announced in the Company’s interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2018 published earlier today, the Board of Quilter plc have declared a special interim dividend of 12.0 pence per share returning the surplus proceeds from the sale of the Single Strategy business. The special interim dividend will be paid on 21 September 2018 to shareholders on the UK and South African share registers on 24 August 2018.
|Dividend Declaration in pounds sterling with South Africa ZAR Equivalent||Wednesday 8 August 2018|
|Last day to trade cum dividend in South Africa||Tuesday 21 August 2018|
|Shares trade ex-dividend in South Africa||Wednesday 22 August 2018|
|Shares trade ex-dividend in the UK||Thursday 23 August 2018|
|Record Date in UK and South Africa||Friday 24 August 2018|
|Payment date||Friday 21 September 2018.|
From the opening of trading on Wednesday 8 August 2018 until the close of business on Friday 24 August 2018, no transfers between the London and Johannesburg registers will be permitted. Share certificates for shareholders on the South African register may not be dematerialised or rematerialized between 22 and 24 August 2018, both dates inclusive.
For Shareholders on our South African share register a dividend of 206.42952 South African cents per share will be paid on 21 September 2018 to shareholders, based on an exchange rate of 17.20246. Dividend Tax will be withheld at the rate of 20% from the amount of the gross dividend of 206.42952 South African cents per share paid to South African shareholders unless a shareholder qualifies for exemption. After the Dividend Tax has been withheld, the net dividend will be 165.14362 South African cents per share. The Company had a total of 1,902,251,098 shares in issue as at today’s date.
If you are uncertain as to the tax treatment of any dividends you should consult your own tax advisor.
Quilter Investor Relations
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