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Airtel Africa PLC (AAF)

Airtel Africa PLC

Final Dividend Currency Exchange Rates
RNS Number : 0360S
Airtel Africa PLC
06 July 2020
 

 

ANNOUNCEMENT OF FY 2019 - 20 FINAL DIVIDEND CURRENCY EXCHANGE RATES

 

London and Lagos, 6 July 2020:   Airtel Africa plc ("Airtel Africa"), a leading pan-African provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries across Africa, today confirms that the default currency and options on currency election for the dividend, and the currency exchange rates that will be applicable in determination of the Full Year 2019-20 final dividend payment to any shareholders that qualify for and have elected to receive the Full Year 2019-20 final dividend payment in GBP or Naira will be as follows:

 

Arrangements for Shareholders that hold their shares on the London Stock Exchange (LSE)

· Shareholders that hold their shares on the London Stock Exchange may elect to receive their entire dividend payment in GBP or USD Dollar.

 

· Partial elections are not permissible.

 

· Holders electing to receive a dividend should specify choice of currency by completing the Currency Election Form and return to Computershare Investor Services plc.

 

· Shareholders holding their shares on the LSE who do not indicate their currency of choice before 17 July 2020 will receive their dividends in USD.

 

· The closing date for the dividend currency election to the Company's Registrars Computershare Investor Services plc in UK is 17 July 2020.

 

· Currency election forms can obtained by contacing the Company's Registrars, Computershare Investor Services plc on the Company's dedicated telephone line : +44 (0)370 7030027

 

 

Arrangements for Shareholders that hold their shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

· Shareholders that hold their shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange may elect to receive their entire dividend payment in Naira or Dollar.

 

· Partial elections are not permissible.

 

· Holders electing to receive a dividend should specify choice of currency by completing the Currency Election Form and returning it to United Securities Limited seven days before a dividend payment.

 

· Shareholders holding their shares on the NSE who do not indicate their currency of choice before 17 July 2020 will receive their dividends in Naira.

 

· The closing date for dividend currency election to the Company's Registrars United Securities Limited in Nigeria is 17 July 2020.

 

· Currency election forms can found on website of the Company's Registrar's at www.unitedsecuritieslimited.com

 

 

The following currency exchange rate will be applicable in the determination of the year ended 31 March 2020 Final dividend payment to any shareholders that qualify for and have elected to receive the year ended 31 March 2020 dividend payment:

Exchange Rate

1 USD = 387 Naira

1 USD = 0.8016 GBP

 

The exchange rate for the Naira or Pounds Sterling amounts payable was determined by reference to the exchange rates applicable to the US Dollar available on 1 July 2020.

 

 

 

 

Enquiries:

 

Investor relations

Pier Falcione  +44 20 7493 9315  

Anna Kaim 

Investor.relations@africa.airtel.com

 

Media relations

 

Michael Okwiri     

Michael.Okwiri@africa.airtel.com

 

 

Notes to Editors

About Airtel Africa

Airtel Africa (LSE: AAF; NSE: AIRTELAFRI) is a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, with a presence in 14 countries in Africa, primarily in East Africa, Central and West Africa. Airtel Africa offers an integrated suite of telecommunications solutions to its subscribers, including mobile voice and data services as well as mobile money services both nationally and internationally. The Group aims to continue providing a simple and intuitive customer experience through streamlined customer journeys.

 

 

Simon O'Hara

Company Secretary

6 July 2020


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