ROYAL DUTCH SHELL PLC 2020 INTERIM DIVIDEND TIMETABLE
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The Board of Royal Dutch Shell plc today announced the intended timetable for the 2020 quarterly interim dividends.
2020 Interim Dividend Timetable
| || 4th Quarter 2019 || 1st Quarter 2020 || 2nd Quarter 2020 || 3rd Quarter 2020 |
| Announcement date || January 30, 2020 || April 30, 2020 || July 30, 2020 || October 29, 2020 |
| Ex-dividend date || February 13, 2020 || May 14, 2020 || August 13, 2020 || November 12, 2020 |
| Record date || February 14, 2020 || May 15, 2020 || August 14, 2020 || November 13, 2020 |
| Closing date for currency election (see Note below) || February 28, 2020 || June 2, 2020 || August 28, 2020 || November 27, 2020 |
| Pounds sterling and euro equivalents announcement date || March 9, 2020 || June 8, 2020 || September 8, 2020 || December 3, 2020 |
| Payment date || March 23, 2020 || June 22, 2020 || September 21, 2020 || December 16, 2020 |
A different currency election date may apply to shareholders holding shares in a securities account with a bank or financial institution ultimately holding through Euroclear Nederland. This may also apply to other shareholders who do not hold their shares either directly on the Register of Members or in the corporate sponsored nominee arrangement. Shareholders can contact their broker, financial intermediary, bank or financial institution for the election deadline that applies.
The 2020 interim dividend timetable is also available on www.shell.com/dividend
Royal Dutch Shell plcThe Hague, October 31, 2019
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CAUTIONARY NOTEThe companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities. In this announcement “Shell”, “Shell group” and “Royal Dutch Shell” are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them. These terms are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular entity or entities. ‘‘Subsidiaries’’, “Shell subsidiaries” and “Shell companies” as used in this announcement refer to entities over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control. Entities and unincorporated arrangements over which Shell has joint control are generally referred to as “joint ventures” and “joint operations”, respectively. Entities over which Shell has significant influence but neither control nor joint control are referred to as “associates”. The term “Shell interest” is used for convenience to indicate the direct and/or indirect ownership interest held by Shell in an entity or unincorporated joint arrangement, after exclusion of all third-party interest.
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