The Board of Directors' recommendations about the amount of dividends for 2022
At the meeting held on March 13, the Board of Directors recommended that the Annual General Shareholders Meeting approve the payment of final dividends for 2022 in the amount of RUB 400 per share before tax, for a total of 4,512.2 mln rubles, excluding payment of dividends on treasury shares*.
If the general meeting of shareholders approves the final dividends, the total payment for the year, including the interim dividends paid for 1H and 3Q 2022 will be RUB 625 per share before tax, in total — RUB 7,475.9, which is 89% of BELUGA GROUP’s net consolidated profit for 2022 under IFRS.
The Annual General Shareholders Meeting will be held on April, 15, 2023 in absentia. It is recommended that the list of shareholders entitled to receive dividends be drawn up as of April, 26, 2023.
*As of December 31, 2022, the companies belonging to BELUGA GROUP held 4.6 mln quasi-treasury shares.
** According to the results of the 9 months of 2022, RUB 2,963,750,000 were allocated to pay dividends on outstanding shares (excluding treasury shares).