|Financial calendar 2009-2010|
|Ex entitlement to C Shares||April 22, 2009|
|Record date for entitlement to C Shares||April 24, 2009|
|Annual General Meeting, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London||11.00am April 30, 2009|
|Deadline for receipt of C Share elections||5.00pm June 5, 2009|
|Record date for dividend payable on C Shares||June 5, 2009|
|Allotment of C Shares||July 1, 2009|
|Payment of C Share redemption monies||July 2, 2009|
|Purchase of ordinary shares for CRIP participants||By July 8, 2009|
|Announcement of interim results||July 30, 2009|
|Ex entitlement to C Shares||October 28, 2009|
|Record date for entitlement to C Shares||October 30, 2009|
|Deadline for receipt of C Share elections||5.00pm December 4, 2009|
|2009 financial year end||December 31, 2009|
|Allotment of C Shares||January 4, 2010|
|Payment of C Share redemption monies||January 5, 2010|
|Purchase of ordinary shares for CRIP participants||By January 8, 2010|
|Preliminary announcement – 2009 full year results||February, 2010|
|2009 Annual report published||March, 2010|
Our Registrar is Computershare Investor Services PLC. When making contact with the Registrar please quote your Shareholder Reference Number (SRN). This is an 11-digit number, which usually starts with the letter ‘C’ and which can be found on the right hand side of your share certificate. You can speak to a member of the Registrar’s Rolls-Royce team by calling +44 (0)870 703 0162 between 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday or you can write to them at Computershare Investor Services PLC, The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road, Bristol BS13 8AE.
Information available on the internet
You can access copies of the Annual report, Company announcements and much more at www.rolls-royce.com.
You can also visit our Registrar’s website at
Share dealing service
Our Registrar offers both internet and telephone dealing services. You can deal over the telephone or on the internet Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 4.30pm excluding Bank holidays. Real time trading is available on the internet during market hours and there is no need to open a trading account in order to deal. The fee for the service is 0.5 per cent of the value of each sale or purchase of shares subject to a minimum fee of £15. The maximum value of shares you can trade using the internet is £25,000 for purchases and £50,000 for sales. Please note that the internet dealing service is only available to existing shareholders.
The fee for the Telephone Share Dealing Service is one per cent of the value of the transaction subject to a minimum fee of £15. If you would like to use this service please call +44 (0)870 703 0084. Stamp duty of 0.5 per cent is also payable on all purchases.
A low-cost, execution only share-dealing service for the purchase and sale of Rolls-Royce Group plc shares is also available from NatWest Stockbrokers. NatWest Stockbrokers is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and is a member of the London Stock Exchange and PLUS. For details please contact NatWest Stockbrokers, Waterhouse Square, 138-14 Holborn, London EC1N 2TH. Tel: +44 (0)870 600 3070
You can obtain the current market price of the Company’s shares on our website at www.rolls-royce.com. or from Teletext, Ceefax or similar services or on the London Stock Exchange website at www.londonstockexchange.com.
For further information about the US ADR programme, please contact your broker or write to:
The Bank of New York Mellon
PO Box 11258
Church Street Station
NewYork, NY 10286
Toll free telephone for callers from the US: 1-888-BNY-ADRS (1-888-269-2377) For callers outside the US: +1-201-680-6825
The Company is legally obliged to make its share register publicly available. As a consequence, you may receive mail you have not asked for. If you want to limit the amount of personally addressed unsolicited mail you receive, and you have a UK registered address, please write to the Mailing Preference Service (MPS), DMA House, 70 Margaret Street, London W1W 8SS or register by telephoning +44 (0)845 703 4599 or online www.mpsonline.org.uk.
The Orr Mackintosh Foundation operates a charity donation scheme for Shareholders with small numbers of shares which may be uneconomic to sell. Details of the scheme are available from Share Gift at www.sharegift.org or you can write to Orr Mackintosh Foundation, 17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH. Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 3737.
Warning to shareholders
We are aware that some shareholders have received unsolicited phone calls or correspondence concerning investment matters. These are typically from overseas based broker’s who target UK shareholders, offering to sell them what often turn out to be worthless or high risk shares in US or UK investments. Shareholders are advised to be very wary of any unsolicited advice, offers to buy shares at a discount or offers of free company reports.
If you receive any unsolicited investment advice:
If you deal with an unauthorised firm, you will not be eligible to receive payment under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. You can report approaches made by unauthorised firms to the FSA either by calling +44 (0)845 606 1234 or by completing the online reporting format www.fsa.gov.uk/pages/doing/regulated/law/alerts/overseas.shtml.
Details of any share dealing facilities that the Company endorses will be included in Company mailings. More detailed information can be found on the FSA website www.moneymadeclear.fsa.gov.uk.
|Dividends paid on B Shares held|
|B Share dividends: calculation period||Dividend rate||Record date for
B Share dividend
|July 1, 2008 to September 22, 2008||1.0485000%||September 22, 2008||September 29, 2008|
|January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2008||2.2275000%||June 6, 2008||July 1, 2008|
|July 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007||2.2973400%||November 23, 2007||January 2, 2008|
|January 1, 2007 to June 30, 2007||2.0362500%||June 8, 2007||July 2, 2007|
|July 1, 2006 to December 31, 2006||1.8063300%||November 24, 2006||January 2, 2007|
|January 1, 2006 to June 30, 2006||1.7205487%||June 9, 2006||July 3, 2006|
|July 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005||1.7353125%||November 25, 2005||January 3, 2006|
|January 1, 2005 to June 30, 2005||1.8433613%||June 10, 2005||July 1, 2005|
|July 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004||1.8890625%||November 26, 2004||January 4, 2005|
Copies of the Scheme Circular and Summary of Terms of B Share Issue, which contain more detailed information on B Shares, are available in the Investors section on the Group's website at www.rolls-royce.com.
Previous BShares issues
|B Share issues||B Shares per
|First day of trading||Ordinary
|June 30, 2008||89.6||422p||June 30, 2008||335.875p||0.0950p||97.53%||2.47%|
|January 2, 2008||40.4||553p||January 2, 2008||546.750p||0.1000p||99.27%||0.73%|
|June 29, 2007||59.2||486p||June 29, 2007||534.500p||0.1010p||98.88%||1.12%|
|January 2, 2007||36.7||477p||January 2, 2007||450.750p||0.1000p||99.19%||0.81%|
|June 30, 2006||53.8||443p||June 30, 2006||413.875p||0.1005p||98.71%||1.29%|
|January 3, 2006||33.4||356p||January 3, 2006||433.045p||0.1015p||99.22%||0.78%|
|July 1, 2005||50.0||253p||July 1, 2005||291.000p||0.0995p||98.32%||1.68%|
|January 4, 2005||31.8||250p||January 4, 2005||244.625p||0.0955p||98.77%||1.23%|
|June 25, 2004||50.0||212p||July 5, 2004||241.875p||0.1130p||97.72%||2.28%|
Analysis of ordinary shareholders at December 31, 2008
|Type of holder:||Number of
|% of total
|% of total
|Institutional and other investors||5,810||2.47||1,720,624,250||93.32|
|Size of holding:|
|1 – 150||70,139||29.85||7,296,206||0.40|
|151 – 500||122,396||52.09||31,390,720||1.70|
|501 – 10,000||40,425||17.21||68,346,836||3.71|
|10,001 – 100,000||1,363||0.58||35,227,512||1.91|
|100,001 – 1,000,000||447||0.19||164,674,669||8.93|
|1,000,001 and over||192||0.08||1,536,804,193||83.35|