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HSBC Holdings PLC HSBA Hang Seng Bank Third Interim Dividend 2012

  HSBC Holdings PLC (HSBA) - Hang Seng Bank Third Interim Dividend 2012

RNS Number : 2501O
HSBC Holdings PLC
09 October 2012






                                HANG SENG BANK
                       THIRD INTERIM DIVIDEND FOR 2012



The Board of Hang Seng Bank Limited has declared a third interim dividend in
respect of the year ending 31 December 2012 of HK$1.10 per share.



The Board of Directors of Hang Seng Bank Limited (the 'Bank') today declared a
third interim dividend in respect of the year ending 31 December 2012 of
HK$1.10 per share, which will be payable on Tuesday, 13 November 2012, to
shareholders whose names appear on the Register of Shareholders of the Bank on
Friday, 26October 2012.



The dividend as declared should not be taken as an indication of the level of
profit or dividend for the full year of the Bank.



The results for the year ending 31 December 2012 are expected to be announced
on Monday, 4 March 2013. It is intended that any fourth interim dividend for
2012 that is announced on that date would be payable on Wednesday, 3 April
2013 to shareholders whose names appear on the Register of Shareholders of the
Bank on Wednesday, 20March 2013.



Register of Shareholders

The Register of Shareholders of the Bank will be closed for one day on Friday,
26October 2012, during which no transfer of shares can be registered. To
qualify for the third interim dividend for 2012, all transfers, accompanied by
the relevant share certificates, must be lodged with the Bank's Registrar,
Computershare Hong Kong Investor Services Limited, Shops 1712-1716, 17th
Floor, Hopewell Centre, 183 Queen's Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong, for
registration not later than 4:30pm on Thursday, 25 October 2012. Shares of the
Bank will be traded ex-dividend as from Wednesday, 24 October 2012.



Directors

As at the date hereof, the Board of Directors of the Bank comprises Dr Raymond
K F Ch'ien* (Chairman), Ms Rose W M Lee (Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive),
Dr John C C Chan*, Dr Marvin K T Cheung*, Ms L Y Chiang*, Mr Andrew H C Fung,
Ms Anita Y M Fung^#, Dr Fred Zuliu Hu*, Mr Jenkin Hui*, Ms Sarah C Legg^#, Dr
Eric K C Li*, Dr Vincent H S Lo^#, Mrs Dorothy K Y P Sit^#, Mr Richard Y S
Tang*, Mr Peter T S Wong^# and Mr Michael W K Wu*.



^# Non-executive Directors

* Independent Non-executive Directors



By Order of the Board
C C Li
Secretary



Note to editors:



HSBC Holdings plc

HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in
London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 6,900 offices in over
80 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, North and
Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,652bn
at 30 June 2012, the HSBC Group is one of the world's largest banking and
financial services organisations.

                                      

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