23 November 2016
Centrica plc (the ‘Company’)
The Company confirms the allotment and issue of 19,454,392 ordinary shares of 614/81 pence (‘Shares’), at a price of 212.52 pence per Share, to shareholders who are participants in the Company’s Scrip Dividend Programme (the ‘Programme’) in respect of an interim dividend for the year ending 31 December 2016 payable on 24 November 2016. This represents approximately 0.36 per cent of the current issued share capital of the Company, excluding shares held in treasury. The Shares rank equally with existing issued ordinary shares.
Application has been made to the Financial Conduct Authority for the Shares to be admitted to the Official List and to the London Stock Exchange for the Shares to be admitted to trading. Dealings in the Shares are expected to commence on 24 November 2016.
Following Admission, the issued capital of the Company will be 5,487,424,762 Shares. This figure excludes 51,938,610 Shares held in treasury.
The figure of 5,487,424,762 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
In accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.1, copies of the following documents relating to the Programme were submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and are available for inspection at www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM:
- Introduction letter;
- Scrip Mandate Forms;
- Terms and Conditions of the Programme; and
- FAQ document
Head of Secretariat, Centrica plc