Vivo Energy plc
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
(Registration number: 11250655)
(Share code: VVO)
2 August 2018
As set out in Vivo Energy plc Interim 2018 Results announcement released earlier today, the Company
is pleased to declare an interim dividend in respect of the financial period ended 30 June 2018 of
US$0.00665 per share, payable on 17 September 2018 to ordinary shareholders on the register as at
17 August 2018.
The default payment for dividends is in US dollars. However, shareholders who hold their shares
through the London Stock Exchange can elect to have dividends paid in pounds sterling (GBP) by
completing a Dividend Currency Election Form (the ‘Form’). A copy of the Form can be found on the
Company’s website at http://investors.vivoenergy.com/shareholder -information/ dividend-informat ion.
The option to elect a pound sterling dividend payment for this dividend will be available to shareholders
until 17 August 2018, by which date the Form needs to be returned duly completed to Link Asset
Services, Shareholder Solutions, 34 Beckenham Road, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 4TU. All enquiries
regarding the Form should be sent to the same address or Telephone Link Asset Services on:
0871 664 0300 (and if outside the United Kingdom (UK) on: +44 371 664 0300). Calls cost 12p per
minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Calls outside the UK will be charged at the
applicable international rate. Lines are open Monday-Friday 9:00-17.30 (BST).
CREST shareholders must elect via CREST.
The pounds sterling equivalent dividend payment will be announced on 31 August 2018.
Shareholders who hold shares through the Johannesburg Stock Exchange will receive their dividend in
South African rand. For shareholders on our South African share register a dividend of R0.087913 per
share will be paid on 17 September 2018, using an exchange rate of 13.22 US$/ZAR.
A timetable of events in relation to the dividend is set out below:
Currency conversion date (US$/ZAR) Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Dividend declared Thursday, 2 August 2018
Ex-dividend date (South Africa) Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Ex-dividend date (UK) Thursday, 16 August 2018
Record date (both UK and South Africa) Friday, 17 August 2018
Last date for receipt of Dividend Currency Election Form to Friday, 17 August 2018
elect to receive dividend in pound sterling (UK shareholders only)
Currency conversion date (US$/GBP) Friday, 31 August 2018
Dividend payment date (UK and South Africa) Monday, 17 September 2018
South African shareholders should note that, in accordance with the requirements of Strate, the last
day to trade cum-dividend will be 14 August 2018 and that no dematerialisation or rematerialisation of
shares will be possible from 15 to 17 August 2018 inclusive. No transfers between the UK and South
African registers may take place from 2 to 17 August 2018 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 R0.087913 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 R0.0703304 per share.
If you are uncertain as to the tax treatment of any dividends you should consult with your own tax
The Company had a total of 1,201,798,866 ordinary shares in issue at today’s date.
For further information, please contact:
Vivo Energy plc
Paul Waters, Head of Corporate Secretariat
+44 1234 904 029
Rob Foyle, Head of Communications
+44 1234 904 037
JSE Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd
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