Following payment of the IP Group's maiden final dividend of 1.0p per share paid to shareholders in June, the Board has declared an interim dividend in respect of the period from 1 January 2021 to 30 June 2021 of 0.48p per ordinary share (the "Interim Dividend").
The Interim Dividend will be payable on or around 27 September 2021. The ex-dividend date will be 12 August 2021 with a record date of 13 August 2021.
Other financial highlights include:
Strong Return on Hard NAV of £117.9m, or 9%, (HY20: £14.2m; FY20: £189.5m)
Hard NAV of £1,439.3m or 135.4 pence per share (HY20: £1,156.4m or 108.8pps; FY20: £1,331.5m or 125.3pps)
Cash realisations of £111.4m (HY20: £113.7m; FY20: £191.0m)
Sustained investment into portfolio: £69.5m into 41 companies (HY20 £36.9m; FY20: £67.5m)