Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. Boosts Shareholder Value with Dividend Options and New Share Issuance

  • Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. declared a cash dividend and offered a scrip distribution option to shareholders.
  • The scrip distribution results in 23,583,311 new shares, increasing total voting rights to 1,853,993,105.
  • Certificated shareholders receive cash dividends, while dematerialized shareholders receive new Lighthouse shares on May 15, 2024.

Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. recently made significant announcements regarding its dividend distribution and share issuance. This article delves into the details of these developments, their implications for shareholders, and the company’s financial landscape.

Overview of Lighthouse Properties p.l.c.

Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. is a reputable entity in the real estate sector, known for its strategic investments and robust financial performance. With a solid foundation and a track record of delivering value to shareholders, the company continues to be a key player in the market.

Dividend Distribution and Share Issuance

In its latest move, Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. declared a cash dividend of 1.35 EUR cents per share, alongside an alternative option of a scrip distribution. The scrip distribution allows shareholders to receive 1.35 EUR cents per share in the form of new Lighthouse shares.

Scrip Distribution Details

The scrip distribution entails issuing 3.67803 new Lighthouse shares for every 100 Lighthouse shares held by shareholders on the record date, which was Friday, 12 April 2024. The issue price per share for the scrip distribution stands at 753.01474 ZAR cents.

Results of Scrip Distribution Election

Following the election process, a total of 23,583,311 new Lighthouse shares will be issued on the market. This represents a portion of the maximum of 67,323,021 new shares that could have been issued. The issuance date for these new shares is set for Wednesday, 15 May 2024.

Impact on Share Capital and Voting Rights

Upon the issuance of the new shares, Lighthouse Properties p.l.c.’s total issued share capital will increase to 1,853,993,105 ordinary shares of EUR 0.01 each. This increase in share capital also leads to a corresponding increase in total voting rights, which will be 1,853,993,105 starting from Wednesday, 15 May 2024.

Table 1: Impact on Share Capital and Voting Rights

MetricValue
Total Issued Share Capital1,853,993,105 shares
Total Voting Rights1,853,993,105 rights
Date of Effect15 May 2024

Conclusion

Lighthouse Properties p.l.c.’s recent actions regarding dividend distribution and share issuance demonstrate its commitment to providing value to shareholders while strengthening its financial position. The scrip distribution option allows shareholders flexibility in how they receive returns, and the increase in share capital and voting rights reflects the company’s growth trajectory. With a strategic approach to financial management, Lighthouse Properties p.l.c. continues to navigate the business landscape effectively, positioning itself as a key player in the industry.

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