January 29, 2013) – The Board of Sands
China Ltd. (HKSE: 1928) has declared an interim dividend of HK$0.67 per share
for its shareholders, as filed with The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on
January 25, 2013. The dividend is expected to be paid on or about February 28, 2013.
“Sands China is pleased to announce
this interim dividend, which represents a 15 per cent increase over the June
2012 final dividend of HK$0.58,” said Edward Tracy, President and Chief Executive
Officer, Sands China Ltd. “Led by the strong performance of our Cotai Strip™
Resorts, the Company will continue to advance its strategy of leveraging its
integrated resort business model to diversify Macao’s tourism economy through our
unparalleled service and product offerings on Cotai.”
This announcement contains forward-looking
statements. Forward-looking statements involve a number of risks, uncertainties
or other factors beyond our Company’s control, which may cause material
differences in actual results, performance or our expectations. These factors
include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, competition, new
ventures, substantial leverage and debt service, government regulation,
legalization of gaming, interest rates, future terrorist acts, influenza,
insurance, gaming promoters, risks relating to our gaming subconcession,
infrastructure in Macao and other factors detailed in our Company’s prospectus
dated November 16, 2009. We are under no obligation to (and expressly disclaim
any such obligation to) update the forward-looking statements as a result of
new information, future events or otherwise.
About Sands China Ltd.
Sands China Ltd. (HKEx: 1928, Sands China or the Company)
is a subsidiary of global resort developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS),
and is listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Sands China is the largest operator of integrated
resorts in Macao.
The Company’s Cotai Strip® development includes The Venetian®
Macao-Resort-Hotel, The Plaza™ Macao
and Sands®Cotai Central. The Company also owns
and operates the Sands® Macao on
peninsula. The Company’s integrated resorts contain a diversified mix of
leisure and business attractions and transportation operations, including large
meeting and convention facilities, a wide range of restaurants, shopping malls,
world-class entertainment at the CotaiArena™ and the Venetian Theatre, and a high-speed
Cotai Water Jet ferry service between Hong Kong and Macao. The Company’s property development
projects on Cotai have the goal of transforming Cotai into Asia’s premier entertainment and business destination.
For more information, please visit www.sandschinaltd.com.