Bank of East Asia Ltd Declares Interim Dividend


Thursday, 1 Aug 2013 12:05am EDT 

Bank of East Asia Ltd announced that it has declared an interim dividend of HKD0.43 (2012: HKD0.43) per share for the six months ended June, 30, 2013. The interim dividend will be paid in cash with an option to receive new, fully paid shares in lieu of cash, to shareholders whose names appear on the Register of Members at the close of business on August 22, 2013. Details of the scrip dividend and the election form will be sent to shareholders on or about August 22, 2013. The scrip dividend scheme is conditional upon the Listing Committee of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited granting the listing of and permission to deal in the new shares to be issued under the scrip dividend scheme. The dividend warrants and the share certificates for the scrip dividend will be sent to shareholders by ordinary mail on or about September 13, 2013. 

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