The equivalent dividend for those holding an American depository share (ADS) will work out to $0.48 per ADS.

Shareholders on the share register as of 11May 2012 will be eligible to receive the said dividend announced on 11 May 2012.

The dividends to be disbursed on the 27 June 2012 will be paid in US dollars to holders of ADSs while those holding ordinary shares will receive cash in sterling.

As an alternative, shareholders can opt to receive either new ordinary shares or new ADSs, depending their current holding – ordinary shares and ADSs respectively.

Sterling dividends will be converted from US dollars at a rate of £1 = $1.55345, which works out to 5.1498 pence per share dividend.