03 Sep 2012
Elections for Interim Dividend in Respect of the Six Months to June 30, 2012
September 3, 2012 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), announced on August 1, 2012 an interim dividend of 2.73 US cents per Ordinary Share payable on October 4, 2012 to shareholders on the register of members at the close of business on September 7, 2012.
Shareholders are reminded that the final date for submission of elections to receive UK sourced dividends via the income access share arrangements is September 7, 2012.
In the absence of any such elections, previous elections or deemed elections will remain in force.
Shareholders who do not elect (or have not been deemed to elect) to receive UK sourced dividends through the income access share arrangements are reminded that their dividends will be Irish sourced and subject to Irish dividend withholding tax unless the Company's Registrars are in possession of a valid exemption form by September 7, 2012. Exemption forms may be submitted by fax to + 44 (0) 1903 854 140.
Enquiries may be addressed to the Company Registrars' Dividend Planning Team on + 44 (0) 1903 854 272.
Deputy Company Secretary
For further information please contact:
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Notes to editors
Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.
Through our deep understanding of patients’ needs, we develop and provide healthcare in the areas of:
- Behavioral Health and Gastro Intestinal conditions
- Rare Diseases
- Regenerative Medicine
as well as other symptomatic conditions treated by specialist physicians.
We aspire to imagine and lead the future of healthcare, creating value for patients, physicians, policymakers, payors and our shareholders.