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Find out more about our dividend payments, and when these are paid to our shareholders.

Your dividend payments

Our dividends are usually paid twice a year, in May and September, to eligible shareholders on the register at the dividend record date.

You can find our key dividend dates in our financial calendar.

2021 interim dividend: 7.30p

The payment that you have received dated 28 September 2021, relates to the 2021 interim dividend based on the number of shares that you held on the register on the dividend record date - 20 August 2021. This interim dividend was paid at the rate of 7.30p per share

If you are resident in Ireland, Germany or Austria or elected to receive Euro’s then you will have received the interim dividend at an exchange rate of GBPEUR £1 : EUR1.1728.

If you are resident in Canada then you will have received the interim dividend at an exchange rate of GBPCAD £1 : CAD1.7493.

If you elected to reinvest your dividend in the Dividend Reinvestment Plan (the DRIP), shares will be purchased on your behalf from the dividend payment date. Shares will be credited to your account on the register 3 working days after the purchase completes and your dividend confirmation, share certificate (if appropriate) and share purchase advice note will be despatched on the same day.

Contact us:

Email us

Choose one of the categories from our help guides and FAQs above to find out how to contact us online.

When contacting us, please have your Shareholder reference number to hand.

Contact us

Phone us

Due to limited resource, our telephone lines may be very busy, please email us with your query. If your query is urgent please call our Shareholder Helpline and we will answer as soon as possible.

UK Callers:

0371 384 2464

International Callers:

+44 371 384 2464

Lines are open 8.30am to 5.30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales).

Please use the country code when contacting us from outside the UK.

Calls are monitored / recorded to meet regulatory obligations and for training and quality purposes.

Call charges will vary.

Write to us

If our help guides and FAQs above don't answer your question, please write to us at the following address:

abrdn Shareholder Services
Aspect House
Spencer Road
BN99 6DA
United Kingdom

Get your dividends faster

If you received a cheque and would like to receive future dividends straight into your bank account, please complete and return the mandate form enclosed with your dividend cheque, or provide your bank details online at

Alternatively, if you do not have a Share Portal account, register to manage your dividends online.

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Need some help?

You can find more information relating to your dividends under the FAQ section on this page.

If you need help with anything else, please refer to our help pages where we have guidance for many other topics.

Alternatively, you can contact us using one of our contact channels detailed on this page.