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HENDERSON DIVERSIFIED INCOME LIMITED
LEI number 213800WSTK3SLGXXXN46
6 MARCH 2017
PUBLICATION OF CIRCULAR AND ANNUAL REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED 31 OCTOBER 2016
Further to its announcement of 23 February 2017, the Board of Henderson Diversified Income Limited (the "Company") announces that it has today published a circular setting out further details of the recommended proposals for the reconstruction and winding up of the Company and the transfer of the assets of the Company to Henderson Diversified Income Trust plc. As part of the proposals the Shareholders will be asked to approve a second dividend of 1.25p (one point two five pence) per ordinary share in respect of the year ended 31 October 2017. The dividend will be paid on 30 June 2017 to shareholders on the register (the record date) on 21 April 2017. The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on 20 April 2017. The proposals, including declaration of the dividend, are subject to the approval of Shareholders at the extraordinary general meeting convened for 8.35 a.m. (or if later as soon as the annual general meeting of the Company convened for the same day has concluded) on Wednesday, 26 April 2017 at Liberté House, 19-23 La Motte Street, St. Helier, Jersey JE2 4SY.
A copy of the Circular and the Prospectus published by Henderson Diversified Income Trust plc in connection with the proposals will be sent to Shareholders shortly with the Annual Report and financial statements of the Company for the year ended 31 October 2016, notice of annual general meeting and proxy forms.
A copy of the Circular has been submitted to the Financial Conduct Authority and will be available for inspection, together with the annual report and financial statements and notice of annual general meeting at the National Storage Mechanism which is located at http://www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/nsm.do. The documentation will also shortly be available in electronic format from the Company's website at www.hendersondiversifiedincome.com.
Terms defined in the Prospectus and Circular published by the Company dated 3 March 2017 have the same meanings in this announcement unless the context requires otherwise.
James de Sausmarez
Director of Investment Trusts, Henderson Global Investors
Telephone: 0207 818 3349
Company Secretary & RNS Agent
BNP Paribas Securities Services S.C.A., Jersey Branch
Telephone: 01534 709108
This announcement is for information purposes only and does not purport to be full or complete and any decision regarding the Proposals should be made only on the basis of the Circular and the Prospectus.
This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer to issue or sell, or any solicitation of any offer to subscribe or purchase, any investment in any jurisdiction, nor shall it (or the fact of its distribution) form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract therefor.
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