Lihir Gold Limited

Lihir Gold Limited

November 24, 2009 11:47 ET

LGL's (Lihir Gold) Dividend Payment-Exchange Rates

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2009) - Lihir Gold Limited (TSX:LGG)(ASX:LGL)(NASDAQ:LIHR)(LGL)("the company") declared an interim dividend of US$0.015 (1.5 US cents) per ordinary share on 29 October 2009.

The record date for this dividend was 9 November 2009.

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 1.0794 A$ 0.0162
Papua New Guinea 2.6738 PGK 0.0401
New Zealand 1.3620 NZ$ 0.0204
United Kingdom 0.5971 Pounds Sterling 0.0090
Canada 1.0566 C$ 0.0158

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 30 November 2009 for holders of ordinary shares.

Contact Information

  • Lihir Gold Limited
    Joel Forwood
    Manager Investor Relations
    +61 7 3318 3331