Statoil ASA: Result of the Dividend Issue for the second quarter 2016
Reference is made to the previous announcements by Statoil ASA (the “Company”, OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) regarding the Dividend Issue for the second quarter 2016.
The subscription period expired on 2 December 2016 and subscriptions were made for a total of 18,134,091 Dividend Shares in the Dividend Issue, reducing the dividend payable by approximately USD 312 million for the Company. Approximately 46% of shareholders’ total net dividend have been used to subscribe for shares in the Dividend Issue.
The share capital increase relating to the Dividend Issue is expected to be registered with the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises (Nw. Foretaksregisteret) on 15 December 2016. The delivery of the Dividend Shares to shareholders on Oslo Børs (“Oslo Stock Exchange”) is expected to take place on or about 16 December 2016 and on or around 19 December 2016 for holders of ADRs on New York Stock Exchange.
The Dividend Shares will be registered with VPS under ISIN NO 0010096985 and will be traded on Oslo Børs under the Company’s trading symbol “STL”. Trading of the new shares will commence on 19 December 2016.
Payment of the cash dividend to holders of ordinary shares on Oslo Børs is expected to be on or about 16 December 2016. Cash payment of the dividend to holders of ADRs is expected to be on or about 19 December 2016.
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