Sampo plc, Sampo Group’s parent company, received EUR 1,555 million in dividends from its subsidiaries and associated company Nordea Bank AB during 2016. The following dividend payments were received:
- Mandatum Life; EUR 125 million in March 2016,
- Nordea Bank AB; EUR 551 million in March 2016 and
- If P&C; SEK 5.8 billion (EUR 586 million) in December 2016. In addition If P&C paid an extra SEK 2.8 billion (EUR 293 million) dividend to Sampo plc in September 2016.
On 26 January 2017 Nordea Bank AB’s Board of Directors proposed to the Annual General meeting to be held on 16 March 2017, a dividend of EUR 0.65 per share. With its current holding Sampo plc’s share amounts to EUR 559 million. The dividend is proposed to be paid on 27 March 2017.
A dividend of EUR 125 million is planned to be paid by Mandatum Life during the first quarter of 2017. If P&C normally pays its dividend towards the end of the calendar year.