Ardagh Group S.A. declares special cash dividend

This special cash dividend is payable to all shareholders of record on October 4, 2021

Ardagh Group S.A. announced that its board of directors has declared a special cash dividend of 1.25 USD per common share, payable on October 12, 2021, to shareholders of record on October 4, 2021.

This special cash dividend is payable to all shareholders of record on October 4, 2021, regardless of whether holders of Class A common shares have validly tendered, or will validly tender, their shares in the current exchange offer by Ardagh Group S.A.

As previously announced, under the terms of the exchange offer, Ardagh Group S.A. is offering to exchange 2.5 shares of Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A for each Class A common share of Ardagh Group S.A. validly tendered and not withdrawn at the closing of the exchange offer.

The special cash dividend is separate from, and in addition to, the regular quarterly cash dividend of 0.15 USD per share of Ardagh Group S.A. payable on October 1, 2021, to shareholders of record on September 17, 2021.