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The final dividend of US$1.12 per share for Jardine Matheson Holdings Limited, and US¢21.00 per share for Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited will be payable on 11th May 2017, subject to approval at the respective Annual General Meeting to be held on 4th May 2017, to shareholders on the respective register of members at the close of business on 17th March 2017. The shares will be quoted ex-dividend on the Singapore Exchange and the London Stock Exchange on 15th and 16th March 2017, respectively. The share registers will be closed from 20th to 24th March 2017, inclusive. The dividends will be available in cash with a scrip alternative.
Shareholders will receive their cash dividends in United States dollars, unless they are registered on the Jersey branch register where they will have the option to elect for sterling. These shareholders may make new currency elections for the 2016 final dividend by notifying the United Kingdom transfer agent in writing by 21st April 2017. The sterling equivalent of dividends declared in United States dollars will be calculated by reference to a rate prevailing on 26th April 2017.
Shareholders holding their shares through CREST in the United Kingdom will receive their cash dividends in sterling only as calculated above. Shareholders holding their shares through The Central Depository (Pte) Limited (‘CDP’) in Singapore will receive their cash dividends in United States dollars unless they elect, through CDP, to receive Singapore dollars.
Shareholders on the Singapore branch register who wish to deposit their shares into the CDP system by the dividend record date, being 17th March 2017, must submit the relevant documents to M & C Services Private Limited, the Singapore branch registrar, no later than 5.00 p.m. (local time) on 16th March 2017.
Registrars and Transfer Agent
Jardine Matheson International Services Limited
P.O. Box HM 1068, Hamilton HM EX, Bermuda
Jersey Branch RegistrarCapita Registrars (Jersey) Limited
12 Castle Street
St Helier, Jersey JE2 3RT
Singapore Branch RegistrarM & C Services Private Limited
112 Robinson Road #05-01
United Kingdom Transfer Agent
Capita Asset Services
The Registry, 34 Beckenham Road
Kent BR3 4TU, United Kingdom
Shareholders should address all correspondence with regard to their shareholdings or dividends to the appropriate registrar or transfer agent.