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Dividend Declaration

Released 07:05 01-Aug-2019

RNS Number : 4648H
Vivo Energy PLC
01 August 2019

1 August 2019


Vivo Energy plc




Dividend Declaration


As set out in Vivo Energy plc Interim 2019 Results announcement released earlier today, the Company is pleased to declare an interim dividend in respect of the financial period ended 30 June 2019 of 1.11368 US cents per share, payable on 23 September 2019 to ordinary shareholders on the register as at 23 August 2019.


The default payment for dividends is in US dollars. However, shareholders who hold their shares through the London Stock Exchange can elect to have dividends paid in pounds sterling (GBP) by completing a Dividend Currency Election Form (the 'Form'). A copy of the Form can be found on the Company's website at The option to elect a pound sterling dividend payment for this dividend will be available to shareholders until 23 August 2019, by which date the Form needs to be returned duly completed to Link Asset Services, Shareholder Solutions, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4TU. All enquiries regarding the Form should be sent to the same address or Telephone Link Asset Services on: 0871 664 0300 (and if outside the United Kingdom (UK) on: +44 371 664 0300). Calls cost 12p per minute plus your phone company's access charge. Calls outside the UK will be charged at the applicable international rate. Lines are open Monday-Friday 9:00-17.30 (BST).


CREST shareholders must elect via CREST.


The pounds sterling equivalent dividend payment will be announced on or around 9 September 2019.


Shareholders who hold shares through the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will receive their dividend in South African rand. For shareholders on our South African share register a dividend of R0.15821 per share will be paid on 23 September 2019, using an exchange rate of 14.20616 US$/ZAR.  




A timetable of events in relation to the dividend is set out below:


Currency conversion date (US$/ZAR)


Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Dividend declared


Thursday, 1 August 2019

Ex-dividend date (South Africa)

Wednesday, 21 August 2019


Ex-dividend date (UK)

Thursday, 22 August 2019


Record date (both UK and South Africa)

Friday, 23 August 2019


Last date for receipt of Dividend Currency Election Form to

elect to receive dividend in pound sterling (UK shareholders only)


Friday, 23 August 2019

Currency conversion date (US$/GBP)


Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Dividend payment date (UK and South Africa)

Monday, 23 September 2019



South African shareholders should note that, in accordance with the requirements of Strate, the last day to trade cum-dividend will be 20 August 2019 and that no dematerialisation or rematerialisation of shares will be possible from 21 to 23 August 2019 inclusive. No transfers between the UK and South African registers may take place from 1 to 23 August 2019 inclusive. For those shareholders subject to South African Dividend Tax, this will be withheld at the rate of 20% from the amount of the gross dividend of R0.15821 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 R0.12657 per share.


If you are uncertain as to the tax treatment of any dividends you should consult with your own tax advisor.


The Company had a total of 1,266,073,050 ordinary shares in issue at today's date.  






For further information, please contact:


Media contacts:

Vivo Energy plc

Rob Foyle, Head of Communications

+44 7715 036 407


Tulchan Communications LLP

Martin Robinson, Suniti Chauhan

+44 20 7353 4200



Investor contact:

Vivo Energy plc

Giles Blackham, Head of Investor Relations

+44 20 3034 3735




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