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Dividends / NWR Plc / 2012 

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Interim Dividend 2012

The Directors of NWR Plc and NWR NV have declared an interim dividend for the half-year ended 30 June 2012 of EUR 0.06, which will be paid to A shareholders on 19 September 2012.

Both NWR NV and NWR Plc A Shareholders will be eligible to receiving the dividends.

The dividend is declared in Euros. NWR Plc and NWR NV shareholders may elect to receive this dividend in Pounds Sterling or Euros. The default election will be deemed to be Euros if a shareholder expresses no preference. The Pound Sterling amount payable will be determined by reference to the exchange rate applicable to the Euro on 11 September 2012.

The timetable in respect to the interim dividend was:

Events Date
Ex-dividend London, Prague and Warsaw Stock Exchanges 5 September 2012
Record Date* 7 September 2012
Currency Election Closing Date 10 September 2012
Euro Exchange Rate Fixed and Announced 11 September 2012
Payment Date 19 September 2012

* The record time is close of market on the record date as defined above.           

Subject to various exceptions and exemptions, shareholders are generally subject to Dutch dividend withholding tax at the rate of 15% on dividends distributed, which the Company is required to withhold and account for to the Dutch tax authorities. Shareholders should consult their own tax advisers as to their particular tax consequences for receiving dividends from NWR Plc and NWR NV.

Currency Election Procedures

Dividends are declared in Euros. Shareholders may elect to receive this dividend in Euros or Pounds Sterling by notifying the company's Registrar, Computershare Investor Services PLC (the 'Registrar') using the Currency Election Form provided.

The Registrar must receive any such instruction by the Currency Election closing date for it to be valid for that dividend. An election received after the closing date will be applied to subsequent dividends only.

If you wish to elect to receive your dividends in Pounds Sterling, please complete the Currency Election Form by inserting your name, address and SRN Number, ticking the box for your preferred currency and signing as instructed on the form.

Please then send the form to the Registrar at the address shown on the form. Alternatively, you can contact the Registrar for a form on +44 (0)870 703 0027 or visit their website at: http://www.computershare.com

For NWR Plc holders: download here

For NWR NV holders: download here

Euro exchange rate for the interim dividend 2012

NWR publishes its accounts in Euros but has made arrangements for shareholders, who elected to do so prior to 10 September 2012, to receive the dividend in Pound Sterling, with the respective amounts payable determined by the Euro exchange rate fixed on 11 September 2012.

The exchange rate is: EUR/GBP 0.79780.

The equivalent of EUR 0.06 per share dividend is GBP 0.047868.

Euro exchange rate is fixed for both New World Resources Plc and New World Resources N.V.