RNS Number : 2048K
Personal Group Holdings PLC
17 August 2012
Press Release 17 August 2012
Personal Group Holdings plc
Dividend Announcement and Notice of Interim Results
The directors of the Company are pleased to announce that the third dividend for 2012 of 4.45p per share will be paid on 21 September 2012 to members on the register on 31 August 2012. Shares will be marked ex-dividend on 29 August 2012. The total of the three dividends to date this year is 13.35p and if business continues as anticipated the Company expects to pay its fourth dividend of the same amount of 4.45p per share in December 2012.
The Company expects to announce its Interim Results for the six month period ended 30 June 2012, on Monday 24 September 2012.
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For more information please contact:
Personal Group Holdings Plc
John Barber, Financial Director +44 (0)1908 605 000
Cenkos Securities Plc
Max Hartley +44 (0)20 7397 8925
Joanne Shears / Oliver Hibberd +44 (0)20 7398 7714
Notes to editors:
Personal Group Holdings Plc (AIM: PGH) is a leading provider of employee benefits and financial services, established in 1984 with clients across the UK.
The group primarily provides tailored employee benefits programmes to businesses throughout the UK. These programmes include insurance products such as hospital and convalescence plans; death benefit and income protection plans; lifestyle benefits such as holiday and retail discounts; flexible benefit programmes; a range of tax efficient benefits such as childcare vouchers; and employee assistance programmes. The group generates the majority of its revenue through the underwriting of hospital and convalescence plans.
Through its expertise in producing, communicating and implementing successful benefit solutions, the group has helped over 400 leading UK companies recruit, retain and motivate the best people. In total the group provides access to benefits for 1.2 million employees, and clients include 3663, Brake Bros, Home Retail Group, Northumbrian Water Limited, Pirelli, Starwood Hotels, TNT, UK Mail, Regatta, Road Chef and Vinci Construction.
The group boasts considerable financial strength, with a track record of profitable growth since 1986, as well as a strong pipeline of new business. For the year ended 31 December 2011 the group reported revenue of GBP27.5 million and profit before tax of GBP10.0 million. With a strong balance sheet and a progressive dividend policy, Personal Group's vision is to be the provider of choice in employee benefits and financial services. The group's development to date has been achieved principally through strong organic growth.
Personal Group is headquartered in Milton Keynes, was floated on AIM in 2000 and today employs over 160 people.
For further information, go to www.personal-group.com
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