Alliance Trust unveils first interim dividend for the year

FTSE 250-listed investment and financial services company Alliance Trust has announced the declaration of a first interim dividend for the year ended December 31st 2013 of 2.387p per share payable on July 1st 2013 to shareholders on the register on June 7th 2013. The ex-dividend date is June 5th 2013.

FTSE 250-listed investment and financial services company Alliance Trust has announced the declaration of a first interim dividend for the year ended December 31st 2013 of 2.387p per share payable on July 1st 2013 to shareholders on the register on June 7th 2013. The ex-dividend date is June 5th 2013.

The dividend is in line with that indicated in Alliance Trust's annual report and accounts for the year ended December 31st 2012.

In the absence of any unforeseen developments, the board said that it expected to be able to recommend a second interim dividend of at least that amount, payable on or around September 30th 2013.

The directors previously declared and announced a special dividend for the year ended December 31st 2012 of 0.36p per share and the group said that this dividend was also payable on July 1st 2013 to shareholders on the register on June 7th 2013. The ex-dividend date is June 5th 2013.

MF

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