31 August 2016
BBGI SICAV S.A.
Increase in Interim Dividend
This announcement contains inside information.
BBGI SICAV S.A. (LSE ticker: BBGI), the global infrastructure investment company, is pleased to announce that it has increased its 2016 dividend target from 6.00 pence per share to 6.25 pence per share which represents an increase of 4.16%. The 2016 interim dividend of 3.125 pence per share declared today will be paid on 26 October 2016.
Details of the interim dividend are as follows:
Dividend per share: 3.125 pence
Ex-Dividend date: 8 September 2016
Dividend Record date: 9 September 2016
Depository Interest Holders last date to make scrip dividend election: 5 October 2016
Shareholders last date to make scrip dividend election: 6 October 2016
Payment date/Allotment of scrip dividend shares: 26 October 2016
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 19 September 2016 to all eligible BBGI shareholders on the register as at the dividend record date, being 9 September 2016. The scrip dividend elections will need to be received as instructed by 5 October 2016 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, normally in respect of the six months to 30 June and 31 December, subject to market conditions and to conditions as prescribed by Luxembourg law.
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
BBGI owns a global portfolio of 39 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 www.bb-gi.com *.
Any reference to the Company or BBGI refers also to its subsidiaries (where applicable).
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