MADRID, 29 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The founder and first shareholder of Inditex, Amancio Ortega, will receive a total of 2,217 million euros this year in dividends from the company when he collects this Thursday, November 2, 1,108.5 million euros for the last remuneration of the year that the Galician firm will pay its shareholders.
Specifically, the businessman will receive this year more than 2,200 million euros in dividends from the textile company, above the 1,718 million he received for this concept last year.
In total, the company will reward its shareholders this year with more than 3,730 million euros, after raising the dividend by 29%, up to 1.2 euros per share, composed of an ordinary dividend of 0.796 euros and an extraordinary dividend of 0.404 euros per share.
Specifically, Inditex's dividend policy consists of an ordinary payout of 60% of profits and the additional distribution of extraordinary dividends.
In this way, the payment of this dividend will be made in two equal payments, one already made of 0.6 euros per share on May 2, and another of the same amount that the company will pay this Thursday, November 2.
The founder of Inditex, who will receive almost 1,110 million euros in dividend this Thursday through the companies Pontegadea Inversiones and Partler, with which he controls 59.294% of the textile group, equivalent to a package of 1,848 million shares, invests part of the dividends received from Inditex in the real estate sector.
Ortega owns the largest Spanish real estate company, focused on the purchase and management of large buildings, with a portfolio of real estate assets mainly made up of office, non-residential buildings, located in the center of large cities in Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States and Asia. .
One of its latest operations has been the purchase of an apartment tower in Chicago for 232 million dollars (about 212 million euros). Specifically, Ortega, through his investment arm Pontegadea, acquired this luxury apartment property from Ares Management and F