Special Dividend – Pounds Sterling Amount Payable

Special Dividend – Pounds Sterling Amount Payable

12 May, 2016

Special Dividend Pounds Sterling Amount Payable

On 23 February 2016, the Board of IHG announced its intention to return US$1.5 billion to Shareholders via a Special Dividend, representing US$6.329 per Existing Ordinary Share. The Special Dividend will be paid on 23 May to Shareholders on the Register at 6.00pm (London time) on 6 May 2016 in Pounds Sterling and to ADR holders on the ADR register at 4.00pm (New York time) on 6 May 2016 in US dollars. The Pounds Sterling amount payable has been determined with reference to the average of the market exchange rates on the three days commencing 9 May 2016, using the WM/Reuters closing midpoint spot rate as at 4:00pm (London time), resulting in an applicable exchange rate of 0.6923:US$1.

Accordingly, the Pounds Sterling amount payable to Shareholders in relation to the Special Dividend will be 438.2 pence per Existing Ordinary Share.

Unless otherwise defined herein, terms used in this announcement shall have the meaning given to them in the Circular to Shareholders dated 4 April 2016.

For further information

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Notes to Editors:
IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group)1 LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs) is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including InterContinental Hotels & Resorts2, Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants3, HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts4, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts5, Hotel Indigo 6, EVEN Hotels7, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts8, Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express 9, Staybridge Suites 10 and Candlewood Suites 11. IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,000 hotels and 742,000 guest rooms in almost 100 countries, with nearly 1,400 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG Rewards Club12, the world s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with nearly 94 million members worldwide.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC13 is the Group s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

More than 350,000 people work across IHG s hotels and corporate offices globally. Visit www.ihg.com14 for hotel information and reservations and www.ihgrewardsclub.com15 for more on IHG Rewards Club. For our latest news, visit: www.ihg.com/media16 and follow us on social media at: www.twitter.com/ihg17, www.facebook.com/ihg18 and www.youtube.com/ihgplc19.

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References

  1. ^ IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) (www.ihgplc.com)
  2. ^ InterContinental Hotels & Resorts (www.intercontinental.com)
  3. ^ Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (www.kimptonhotels.com)
  4. ^ HUALUXE Hotels and Resorts (cn.ihg.com)
  5. ^ Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts (www.ihg.com)
  6. ^ Hotel Indigo (www.ihg.com)
  7. ^ EVEN Hotels (www.ihg.com)
  8. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts (www.ihg.com)
  9. ^ Discount Holidays © Holiday Inn Express (www.ihg.com)
  10. ^ Staybridge Suites (www.ihg.com)
  11. ^ Candlewood Suites (www.ihg.com)
  12. ^ IHG Rewards Club (www.ihg.com)
  13. ^ InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (www.ihgplc.com)
  14. ^ www.ihg.com (www.ihg.com)
  15. ^ www.ihgrewardsclub.com (www.ihg.com)
  16. ^ www.ihg.com/media (www.ihg.com)
  17. ^ www.twitter.com/ihg (www.twitter.com)
  18. ^ www.facebook.com/ihg (www.facebook.com)
  19. ^ www.youtube.com/ihgplc (www.youtube.com)
  20. ^ Back to news (www.ihgplc.com)

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