Volta Finance Limited: Declaration of Dividend
Volta Finance Limit (VTA / VTAS)
Declaration of dividend
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION,
IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR TO THE UNITED STATES
Guernsey, 1 July 2021
Volta Finance Limited (âthe Companyâ) hereby announces a second interim dividend for the fiscal year beginning August 1, 2020.
The Company announces that it has declared a quarterly interim dividend of â¬ 0.14 per share payable on July 29, 2021 amounting to approximately â¬ 5.12 million, or approximately 8% annualized of the net asset value. The ex-dividend date is July 15, 2021 with a recording date of July 16, 2021.
The Company has ensured that its shareholders can choose to receive their dividends in euros or pounds sterling. Shareholders will receive their dividends in euros by default, unless they have requested the Company’s registrar, Computershare Investor Services (Guernsey) Limited (âComputershareâ), to pay dividends in pounds sterling. These instructions can be given to Computershare either electronically via CREST or by using the currency choice form which has been sent to shareholders and a copy of which is also available on the website www.voltafinance.com in the âInvestorsâ section. – Other documents “. The deadline for receiving currency elections is 12:00 p.m. (noon) on July 19, 2021.
For more information, please contact:
For the investment manager
AXA Investment Managers Paris
+33 (0) 1 44 45 84 47
Company secretary and director
BNP Paribas Securities Services SCA, Guernsey branch
+44 (0) 1481 750 853
Cenkos Securities plc
+44 (0) 20 7397 8900
ABOUT VOLTA FINANCE LIMITED
Volta Finance Limited is incorporated in Guernsey under the Companies (Guernsey) Act 2008 (as amended) and listed on Euronext Amsterdam and on the main market of the London Stock Exchange for listed securities. The home Member State of the Volta for the purposes of the EU Transparency Directive is the Netherlands. As such, Volta is subject to the regulation and supervision of the AFM, being the regulator of the financial markets in the Netherlands.
Volta’s investment objectives are to preserve capital throughout the credit cycle and to provide a stable income stream to its shareholders through dividends. Volta seeks to achieve its investment objectives primarily through diversified investments in structured finance assets. Assets in which the Company may invest directly or indirectly include, but are not limited to: business loans; sovereign and quasi-sovereign debt; residential mortgage loans; and, auto loans. The Company’s approach to investing is through vehicles and arrangements that essentially provide leveraged exposure to the portfolios of these underlying assets. The Company has appointed AXA Investment Managers Paris an investment management company with a division specializing in structured credit, for the investment management of all of its assets.
ABOUT AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) is a multi-expert asset management company within the AXA Group, a world leader in financial protection and wealth management. AXA IM is one of the largest European asset managers with 753 investment professionals and â¬ 801 billion in assets under management at the end of April 2020.
This press release is published by AXA Investment Managers Paris (âAXA IMâ), in its capacity as manager of alternative investment funds (within the meaning of Directive 2011/61 / EU, the âAIFM Directiveâ) of Volta Finance Limited (the “Volta Finance”) whose portfolio is managed by AXA IM.
This press release is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an invitation or an incentive to acquire shares of Volta Finance. Its distribution may be prohibited in certain jurisdictions, and no recipient may distribute copies of this material in violation of these limitations or restrictions. This document is not an offer to sell the securities referred to in the United States or to persons who are “US persons” for the purposes of Regulation S under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended. (the âSecurities Actâ), or otherwise in circumstances where such offering would be restricted by applicable law. These securities cannot be sold in the United States without registration or exemption from registration under the Securities Act. Volta Finance does not intend to register any part of the offering of these securities in the United States or to make a public offer of these securities in the United States.
This communication is only distributed and intended for (I) persons located outside the United Kingdom or (ii) investment professionals covered by section 19 (5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the âOrder “) Or (iii) high net worth companies, and other persons to whom it can legally be communicated, falling under Article 49 (2) (a) to (d) of the Ordinance (all these persons being together referred to as” persons concerned “). The securities referred to in this document are not available and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or acquire such securities will only be concluded with the persons concerned. Anyone who is not a Data Subject should not act or trust this document or its contents. Past performance cannot be taken as an indicator of future performance.
This press release contains statements that are, or may be considered, “forward-looking statements”. These forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms “believes”, “expected”, “expects”, “intention”, “is / are expected”, “could “,” Will “or” should “. They include statements regarding the level of the dividend, the current market environment and its impact on the long-term return on Volta Finance’s investments. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, and readers are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. The actual results, portfolio composition and performance of Volta Finance may differ materially from the impression created by forward-looking statements. AXA IM does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking statements.
All target information is based on certain assumptions about future events which may not be true. realized. Due to the uncertainty surrounding these future events, targets are not intended to be and should not be viewed as profits or profits or any other type of forecast. There can be no assurance that any of these objectives will be achieved. Furthermore, no guarantee can be given that the investment objective will be achieved.
Figures provided which relate to past months or years and past performance cannot be taken as a guide to future performance or interpreted as a reliable indicator of future performance. Throughout this review, the quote from specific trades or strategies is intended to illustrate some of Volta Finance’s investment methodologies and philosophies, as implemented by AXA IM. AXA IM’s historical success or belief in the future success of any of these transactions or strategies is not indicative of and has no bearing on future results.
The valuation of financial assets may differ materially from the prices that AXA IM might obtain if it sought to liquidate positions on behalf of Volta Finance due to market conditions and the general economic environment. Such assessments do not constitute fairness or a similar opinion and should not be taken as such.
Editor: AXA INVESTMENT MANAGERS PARIS, a company incorporated under French law, with its registered office in Tour Majunga, 6, Place de la Pyramid – 92800 Puteaux. AXA IMP is authorized by the Authority of Markets Financial under registration number GP92008 as an alternative investment fund manager within the meaning of the AIFM directive.