11 Aug 2020
Prudential plc (“Prudential”) has today announced its 2020 first interim dividend of 5.37 US cents per ordinary share.
Shareholders holding shares on the UK or Hong Kong share registers will receive their dividend payments in either pounds sterling or Hong Kong dollars respectively, unless they elect otherwise.
Shareholders holding shares on the UK or Hong Kong registers may elect to receive dividend payments in US dollars. Elections must be made through the UK share registrar on or before 7 September 2020 or Hong Kong share registrar on or before 11 September 2020. Further information is available at www.prudentialplc.com/investors/shareholder-information/dividend/dividend-currency-election
The corresponding amount per share in pounds sterling and Hong Kong dollars is expected to be announced on or about 17 September 2020. The US dollar to pound sterling and Hong Kong dollar conversion rates will be determined by the actual rates achieved by Prudential buying those currencies during the two working days preceding the announcement.
Holders of American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) will continue to receive their dividend payments in US dollars through JPMorgan, the ADR Depositary.
Shareholders holding an interest in Prudential shares through The Central Depository (Pte) Limited (CDP) in Singapore will continue to receive their dividend payments in Singapore dollars at an exchange rate determined by CDP.
2020 first interim dividend timetable
|Ex-dividend date||20 August 2020 (UK, Hong Kong and Singapore)|
|Record date||21 August 2020|
|Currency election window closes||7 September 2020 (UK)|
11 September 2020 (Hong Kong)
|Dividend Re-investment Plan election window closes||7 September 2020 (UK)|
|Pound sterling and Hong Kong dollar amount per share announced||On or about 17 September 2020|
|Payment date||28 September 2020 (UK, Hong Kong and ADR holders)|
On or about 5 October 2020 (Singapore)
Registrars contact details
|UK register: |
|Telephone: 0371 384 2035|
Textel: 0371 384 2255
Telephone (outside the UK): +44 121 415 7026
Lines are open from 8.30am to 5.30pm (UKT), Monday to Friday excluding UK bank holidays
|Hong Kong register: |
Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited
|Telephone: +852 2862 8555|
Lines are open from 9:00am to 6:00pm (HKT), Monday to Friday
|Jonathan Oliver||+44 (0)20 3977 9500||Patrick Bowes||+44 (0)20 3977 9702|
|Tom Willetts||+44 (0)20 3977 9760||William Elderkin||+44 (0)20 3977 9215|
About Prudential plc
Prudential plc is an Asia-led portfolio of businesses focused on structural growth markets. The business helps people get the most out of life through life and health insurance, and retirement and asset management solutions. Prudential plc has 20 million customers and is listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. Prudential plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc. a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America, nor with The Prudential Assurance Company Limited, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.