Pernod Ricard: Payment of Interim Cash Dividend of €0.94 Per Share on 7 July 2017

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Pernod Ricard (Paris:RI):

Press release - Paris, 20 April 2017

The Board of Directors, meeting on 19 April under the chairmanship of Alexandre Ricard, decided to distribute an interim cash dividend of €0.94 per share for the current 2016/17 financial year. In line with Pernod Ricard’s standard practice, the interim dividend is equal to 50% of the total dividend paid out in the previous financial year.

The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday 5 July, and the interim dividend will be paid on Friday 7 July 2017.

About Pernod Ricard

Pernod Ricard is the world’s n°2 in wines and spirits with consolidated Sales of € 8,682 million in FY16. Created in 1975 by the merger of Ricard and Pernod, the Group has undergone sustained development, based on both organic growth and acquisitions: Seagram (2001), Allied Domecq (2005) and Vin&Sprit (2008). Pernod Ricard holds one of the most prestigious brand portfolios in the sector: Absolut Vodka, Ricard pastis, Ballantine’s, Chivas Regal, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet Scotch whiskies, Jameson Irish whiskey, Martell cognac, Havana Club rum, Beefeater gin and Malibu, Mumm and Perrier-Jouët champagnes, as well Jacob’s Creek, Brancott Estate, Campo Viejo and Kenwood wines. Pernod Ricard employs a workforce of 18,500 people and operates through a decentralised organisation, with 6 “Brand Companies” and 85 “Market Companies” established in each key market. Pernod Ricard is strongly committed to a sustainable development policy and encourages responsible consumption. Pernod Ricard’s strategy and ambition are based on 3 key values that guide its expansion: entrepreneurial spirit, mutual trust and a strong sense of ethics.

Pernod Ricard is listed on Euronext (Ticker: RI; ISIN code: FR0000120693) and is part of the CAC 40 index.

Contacts

Pernod Ricard
Julia Massies / VP, Financial Communication & Investor Relations +33 (0)1 41 00 41 07
Sylvie Machenaud / Director External Communications +33 (0)1 41 00 42 74
Adam Ramjean / Investor Relations Manager +33 (0)1 41 00 41 59
Apolline CELEYRON / Press Relations Officer +33 (0)1 41 00 40 97

Contacts

Pernod Ricard
Julia Massies / VP, Financial Communication & Investor Relations +33 (0)1 41 00 41 07
Sylvie Machenaud / Director External Communications +33 (0)1 41 00 42 74
Adam Ramjean / Investor Relations Manager +33 (0)1 41 00 41 59
Apolline CELEYRON / Press Relations Officer +33 (0)1 41 00 40 97