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NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited
28 September 2016


NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited ("NESF" or the "Company")




The NESF Board wishes to confirm the following in respect of the scrip dividend: 


Dividend period:


1 April 2016 to 30 June 2016

Dividend amount per share:


1.5775 pence

Scrip dividend price per share:


104.626 pence

Payment date/Allotment of scrip:


30 September 2016

Number of new shares to be issued:



Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for 1,139,374 ordinary shares to be admitted to trading. These ordinary shares are to be issued as a scrip dividend alternative to receiving a cash dividend in respect of the dividend for the first quarter of the Company's 2016/17 financial year. Dealings are expected to commence at 8:00 a.m. on 30 September 2016. 


Immediately following Admission, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 343,197,405 ordinary shares, none of which will be held in treasury.  Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote and, therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company on Admission will be 343,197,405.  This figure may be used by shareholders and other investors as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.


For further information:


NextEnergy Capital Limited

020 3239 9054

Michael Bonte-Friedheim

Aldo Beolchini


Cantor Fitzgerald Europe

020 7894 7667

Sue Inglis


Fidante Capital

020 7832 0900

Robert Peel

Justin Zawoda-Martin


Macquarie Capital (Europe) Limited

020 3037 2000

Ken Fleming

Nick Stamp


Shore Capital

020 7408 4090

Bidhi Bhoma

Anita Ghanekar


MHP Communications

020 3128 8100

Andrew Leach / Jamie Ricketts / Rebecca Emery


Notes to Editors:

NextEnergy Solar Fund

NESF is a specialist investment company that invests in operating solar power plants in the UK.  Its objective is to secure attractive shareholder returns through RPI-linked dividends and long-term capital growth.  The Company achieves this by acquiring solar power plants on agricultural, industrial and commercial sites.

NESF has raised equity proceeds of approximately £350m since its initial public offering on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in April 2014.  It also has credit facilities of £210.1m in place (Macquarie and Santander: £88.5m, MIDIS: £55.0m, Bayersiche Landesbank: £44.9m and NIBC: £21.7m).


NESF is differentiated by its access to NextEnergy Capital Group (NEC Group), its Investment Manager, which has a strong track record in sourcing, acquiring and managing operating solar assets.  WiseEnergy is NEC Group's specialist operating asset management division, providing solar asset management, monitoring and other services to over 1,250 utility-scale solar power plants with an installed capacity in excess of 1.7 GW.  NextPower II is NEC Group's private equity fund with initial commitments of €150m, investing in operating solar power plants and focused on consolidating the substantial, highly fragmented Italian solar market.


Further information on NESF, NEC Group and WiseEnergy is available at, and




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