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Thursday 02 July, 2020

Nationl Grd Nth Amer

Notice of adjustment to the conversion price

RNS Number : 7797R
National Grid North America Inc.
02 July 2020

    2 July 2020


£400,000,000 0.90 per cent. Convertible Bonds due 2020 (the "Bonds")




This Notice is being issued by and on behalf of National Grid North America Inc. (the "Issuer") as issuer of the Bonds. We refer to the terms and conditions of the Bonds (the "Conditions") contained in the Trust Deed dated 1 October 2015 and made between the Issuer and The Law Debenture Trust Corporation p.l.c. All words and expressions defined in the Conditions shall (save as otherwise provided herein or unless the context otherwise requires) have the same meanings herein.

On 18 June 2020, National Grid plc announced full year dividend of 48.57 pence per Ordinary Share (the "Full-Year Dividend"). The Full-Year Dividend consists of an already paid Interim Dividend of 16.57 pence per Ordinary Share (the "Interim Dividend") and a Year-End Dividend of 32 pence per Ordinary Share (the "Year-End Dividend"). The Ex-Dividend Date in respect of such Year-End Dividend fell on 2 July 2020.

The Year-End Dividend exceeded the Dividend Threshold for the Relevant Period, and accordingly results in a downward adjustment to the Conversion Price pursuant to Condition 6 of the Bonds. The adjusted Conversion Price per Ordinary Share with effect from the Relevant Adjustment Date is £11.4374 and the adjusted Dividend Threshold from the Relevant Adjustment Date is

Relevant Period

Dividend Threshold (£)

From (and including) 2 July 2020 but on or before 30 September 2020


Thereafter, but on or before 2 November 2020



The Relevant Adjustment Date is 2 July 2020.


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This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities to which this announcement relates have not been registered under the Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons, absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act. There will be no public offering of the securities in the United States.

This announcement has been prepared solely for information purposes and is not an offer (or a solicitation of an offer) to buy or sell any securities in any jurisdiction.





Investors and Analysts

Fixed Income

Kwok Liu

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Jonathan Clay

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Nicholas Ashworth

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National Grid

Molly Neal

+44 7583 102 727 (m)


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