VimpelCom to Pay $0.80/ADS Dividend
VimpelCom Ltd. (NYSE: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services, announces today that the Supervisory Board has authorized the payment of a dividend of USD 0.80 per American Depositary Share ("ADS"). This amount includes USD 0.35 per ADS in relation to the Company's final 2011 results, bringing the total dividend in relation to the Company's 2011 results to USD 0.80 per ADS, which is in line with the Company's dividend guidelines*. The announced dividend also includes USD 0.45 per ADS in relation to the Company's interim 2012 results. Each ADS represents one common share. The total dividend payment amount will be approximately USD 1.3 billion.
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