2014 distribution information

Interim payment Final payment Total
$0.06 $0.12 $0.18

Final distribution timetable: 2014

The directors recommended a final distribution for the financial year 2014 of $0.12 per share, amounting to $1,558 million (excluding distribution on own shares).

Distribution event Jersey (Date all 2015) Johannesburg (Date all 2015) Hong Kong (Date all 2015)
Announcement of 2014 final distribution Tuesday 3 March Tuesday 3 March Tuesday 3 March
Applicable exchange rate reference date (JSE)   Thursday 9 April  

Last time to trade on JSE to be recorded in the register on record date

  Close of business (SA) Friday 17 April  

Last day to effect removal of shares cum div between Jersey and JSE registers

  Friday 17 April  

Final Ex-Div Date

Thursday 23 April Monday 20 April Wednesday 22 Aprill
Last time for lodging transfers in Hong Kong     4.30pm Thursday 23 April (HK time)

Final Distribution record date

Close of business (UK) Friday 24 April Close of business (SA) Friday 24 April Opening of business (HK) Friday 24 April
Deadline for return of currency election form (shareholders on Jersey register only) Monday 27 April    
Removal of shares between the Jersey and JSE registers permissible from     Tuesday 28 April  
Applicable exchange rate reference date (Jersey and Hong Kong) Thursday 30 April   Thursday 30 April
Final Distribution payment date Thursday 21 May Thursday 21 May Thursday 21 May

Dematerialisation and rematerialisation of registered share certificates in South Africa may not be effected during the period from Monday 20 April to Friday 24 April 2015, both days inclusive.

Distributions will be declared and paid in US dollars, although shareholders on the Jersey register will be able to elect to receive their distribution payments in pounds Sterling, euros or Swiss francs. Shareholders on the Hong Kong branch register will receive their distributions in HK dollars. Shareholders on the Johannesburg register will receive their distributions in South African Rand. 

Notice of distribution – currency exchange rates for final distribution payment of 21 May 2015

The pound Sterling, euro, Swiss franc or HK dollar amount payable were determined by reference to the closing mid exchange rates applicable to the US dollar on Thursday 30 April 2015, being 21 days prior to the distribution payment date.

Shareholders on the Hong Kong (HK) branch register will receive their distribution payment in HK dollars.

The currency exchange rate applicable for the distribution payable to shareholders on the Glencore plc South African branch register has been determined by reference to the closing mid–exchange rates applicable to the South African Rand on Thursday, 9 April 2015. The rate was published in the Financial Times on Friday, 10 April 2015.

GBP/USD EUR/USD USD/CHF USD/HKD USD/ZAR
1.5368 1.1205 0.9369 7.7511 11.8963

 


 

Interim distribution timetable: 2014

The directors recommended an interim distribution of $0.06 per share, amounting to $787 million (excluding distribution on own shares). 

Distribution event Jersey Johannesburg Hong Kong
Announcement of 2014 interim distribution Wed 20 August Wed 20 August Wed August
Applicable exchange rate reference date (JSE)   Friday 22 August  
Last time to trade on JSE to be recorded in the register on record date   Close of business (SA) Friday 29 August  
Last day to effect removal of shares cum div between Jersey and JSE registers Friday 29 August Friday 29 August  
Interim Ex-Div date  Wednesday 3 September Monday 1 September Wednesday 3 September
Last time for lodging transfers in Hong Kong     4.30pm Thursday 4 September (HK time)
Interim distribution record date  Close of business (UK) Friday 5 September Close of business (SA) Friday 5 September Opening of business (HK) Friday 5 September
Deadline for return of currency election form (shareholders on Jersey register only) Monday 8 September    
Removal of shares between the Jersey and JSE registers permissible from Monday 8 September Monday 8 September  
Applicable exchange rate reference date (Jersey and Hong Kong) Wednesday 10 September   Wednesday 10 September
Interim distribution payment date Friday 19 September Friday 19 September Friday 19 September

Dematerialisation and rematerialisation of registered share certificates in South Africa may not be effected during the period from Monday 1 September 2014 to Friday 5 September 2014, both days inclusive.

Distributions will be declared and paid in US dollars, although shareholders on the Jersey register will be able to elect to receive their distribution payments in pounds Sterling, euros or Swiss francs. Shareholders on the Hong Kong branch register will receive their distributions in HK dollars. Shareholders on the Johannesburg register will receive their distributions in South African Rand.

Notice of distribution – currency exchange rates for final distribution payment of 19 September 2014

The pound Sterling, euro, Swiss franc or HK dollar amount payable will be determined by reference to the closing mid exchange rates applicable to the US dollar on Wednesday 10 September 2014, being 9 days prior to the distribution payment date.

Shareholders on the Hong Kong (HK) branch register will receive their distribution payment in HK dollars.

The currency exchange rate applicable for the distribution payable to shareholders on the Glencore plc South African branch register has been determined by reference to the closing mid–exchange rates applicable to the South African Rand on Friday, 22 August 2014. The rate was published in the Financial Times on Saturday, 23 August 2014.

The following rates were published in the Financial Times, Thursday 11 September 2014: Currency exchange rates for final distribution payment of 19 September 2014:

GBP/USD EUR/USD USD/CHF USD/HKD USD/ZAR
1.6147 1.2917 0.9376 7.503 10.7050