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Second Interim Dividend

Released 07:00 06-Apr-2018

RNS Number : 0190K
06 April 2018

6 April 2018



(the "Company")


Second Interim Dividend


The information contained within this Announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (Regulation 596/2014). Upon the publication of this Announcement via a Regulatory Information Service this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.


BBGI SICAV S.A. (LSE ticker: BBGI), the global infrastructure investment company, is pleased to declare a second interim dividend of 3.25 pence per share with scrip alternative for the period 1 July - 31 December 2017, to be paid on 6 June 2018. Payment of this second interim dividend is consistent with the Company's target dividend payment of at least 6.50 pence per share in respect of the financial year ended 31 December 2017.


Details of the second interim dividend are as follows:


Dividend per share:                                                                                                                     3.25 pence

Ex-Dividend date:                                                                                                                     19 April 2018

Dividend Record date:                                                                                                              20 April 2018

Depository Interest Holders last date to make scrip dividend election:                                           16 May 2018

Shareholders last date to make scrip dividend election:                                                               17 May 2018

Payment date/Allotment of scrip dividend shares:                                                                         6 June 2018


A scrip alternative is being offered with this dividend to those investors who wish to receive additional BBGI securities in lieu of a cash payment.  A circular will be sent to shareholders explaining the terms of the scrip dividend alternative. It is intended that the circular together with scrip dividend election forms will be mailed on or about 30 April 2018 to all eligible BBGI shareholders on the register as at the dividend record date, being 20 April 2018. The scrip dividend elections will need to be received as instructed by 16 May 2018 from those investors holding depository interests who wish to receive depository interests representing shares in lieu of cash.  Full details of how and when to respond will be contained in the circular.


Distributions on the ordinary shares are planned to be paid twice a year, subject to market conditions and to conditions as prescribed by Luxembourg law. The Company has set a target dividend of 6.75 pence per share for 2018.


Note: The distribution guidance above is a target only and not a profit forecast. There can be no assurance that this target will be met or that the Company will make any distributions whatsoever. The times and dates in this announcement are expected times and dates only and are subject to change. Any such changes will be notified to shareholders through a Regulatory Information Service.



For further information, please contact:


BBGI Management Team        +352 263 479-1

Duncan Ball

Frank Schramm



BBGI owns a global portfolio of 43 infrastructure assets. These are PPP assets and are supported by contracted, public sector-backed revenue streams, with inflation-protection characteristics.


Further information about BBGI is available on its website at *.


Any reference to the Company or BBGI refers also to its subsidiaries (where applicable).


* Neither the Company's website nor the content of any website accessible from hyperlinks on its website (or any other website) is (or is deemed to be) incorporated into, or forms (or is deemed to form) part of this announcement.






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