Lihir Gold Limited

Lihir Gold Limited

March 03, 2010 23:35 ET

LGL Dividend Payment-Exchange Rates

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA--(Marketwire - March 3, 2010) - Lihir Gold Limited (LGL) (TSX:LGG)(NASDAQ:LIHR)(ASX:LGL) declared a final dividend of US$0.015 (1.5 US cents) per ordinary share on 18 February 2010.

The record date for this dividend was 2 March 2010 (Record Date).

Shareholders with a registered address in Australia, Papua New Guinea (PNG), New Zealand, the United Kingdom or Canada will receive their dividend in the currency of the country where they are registered. The following exchange rates, set as at the Record Date, will apply to the dividend when paid in a currency other than US$:

  US$ Exchange rate  Dividend per share
Australia 1.1126   A$ 0.0167
Papua New Guinea 2.7548   PGK  0.0413 
New Zealand 1.4294   NZ$ 0.0214
United Kingdom 0.6699   £ 0.0100
Canada 1.0365   C$ 0.0155

Shareholders with addresses outside these countries will receive the dividend in US currency.

Please note that as LGL is a PNG registered company, the dividend will be subject to PNG withholding tax at the rate of 10% and will be unfranked.

The dividend will be paid on 31 March 2010 for holders of ordinary shares. 

ABN 33 116 067 611

Contact Information

  • Lihir Gold Limited
    Joel Forwood
    Manager Investor Relations
    +61 7 3318 3331
    Lihir Gold Limited
    Cheryl A. Martin
    North American Investor Relations