(Macao, March 15, 2013) – Sands China Ltd. (HKSE: 1928) has recommended the payment of a final dividend of HK$0.66 per share for the year ended December 31, 2012. The payment of the final dividend is subject to the approval of the Company’s shareholders at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Friday, May 31, 2013. If approved by the shareholders, the dividend is expected to be paid on or about June 21, 2013.
"The Company is very pleased to propose the payment of a dividend to its shareholders," said Edward Tracy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sands China Ltd. "As our integrated resort model continues to deliver outstanding financial results, it's important for us to reward our investors' confidence in the Company."
The full announcement has been filed with The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and is available on its website.
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company) is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS), and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The Company’s Cotai Strip Resorts are comprised of The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel, The Plaza™ Macao and Sands® Cotai Central. The Company also owns and operates the Sands® Macao on the Macao peninsula. The Company’s integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large meeting and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls, world-class entertainment at the CotaiArena™ and the Venetian Theatre, and a high-speed Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s property development projects on Cotai have the goal of transforming it into Asia’s premier entertainment and business destination.