Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc (LON:GRID) has announced a dividend of 1.75p per Ordinary Share for the period from 1 October to 31 December 2020. The dividend will be paid on 26 March 2021 to Shareholders on the register as at the close of business on 5 March 2021. The ex-dividend date is 4 March 2021.
Any such dividend payment to Shareholders may take the form of either dividend income or “qualifying interest income” which may be designated as an interest distribution for UK tax purposes and therefore subject to the interest streaming regime applicable to investment trusts. Of this dividend declared of 1.75 pence per Ordinary Share, 0.23 pence is declared as dividend income with 1.52 pence treated as qualifying interest income.
This dividend completes the 7.0p per share dividend target for 2020 and the Board is pleased to confirm its commitment to delivering a 7.0p per share dividend for 2021.