Company Announcements

Final dividend for the year ended 18 September 21

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Associated British Foods PLC
09 November 2021

9 November 2021

Associated British Foods plc

Final dividend for the year ended 18 September 2021 and special dividend

Further to the announcement released earlier today by Associated British Foods plc (the 'Company') of its final results for the year ended 18 September 2021, the Company confirms that:


a final dividend of 20.5 pence per share will be paid; and


in addition to the final dividend, a special dividend of 13.8 pence per share will be paid as a second interim dividend.

The payment date for both the 2021 final dividend and special dividend will be 14 January 2022 and will be paid to shareholders on the register of members as at the close of business on 17 December 2021. The ex-dividend date for each of these dividends is 16 December 2021.

The Company operates a dividend reinvestment plan ('DRIP'). The final date for receipt or withdrawal of elections under the DRIP for both dividends will be 24 December 2021.

Payment of the final dividend is subject to the approval of shareholders at the Company's annual general meeting to be held on 10 December 2021. Payment of the special dividend does not require shareholder approval.


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