Dividend Information

Please see below information relating to Genel Energy’s dividend policy.

As previously stated, the Company intends to pay a minimum dividend of $40 million per annum. This will be split between an interim and final dividend, to be paid one-third/two-thirds.

An interim dividend distribution of $13.6 million was paid in January 2020, and a final dividend distribution of $27.7 million in June 2020 (June 2019: $27.4 million).

The Board is recommending no change in the interim dividend of 5¢ per share (2019: 5¢ per share), a total distribution of c.$13.6 million. Total dividends declared in 2020 amount to $41.3 million (2019: $40.8 million), representing 15¢ per share (2019: 15¢ per share). The payment timetable for the interim dividend is below:

  • Ex-dividend date: 12 November 2020
  • Record Date: 13 November 2020
  • Payment Date: 11 December 2020

How will the dividend be taxed?

Under Jersey law, this payment to shareholders arising from a debit to the share premium account is considered to be a ‘distribution’. Shareholders should take advice as to what is the appropriate tax treatment for this distribution.

What currency will shareholders receive?

The distribution of 10¢ per share will be converted into Pounds Sterling at the spot rate prevailing on 29 May 2020 (the record date), and will be paid in Pounds Sterling by cheque on 29 June 2020 (the payment date). Shareholders who would prefer to receive payment directly into their bank account are advised to complete the bank mandate form below and return to it our registrars before the record date:

Bank mandate form