Rio Tinto plc has appointed Computershare Investor Services PLC as its registrars. They are responsible for keeping the Company's register of shareholders up to date, the distribution of statutory documents such as the Annual report and financial statements, and administering the payment of dividends.
If you have a query regarding your shareholding, please contact Computershare:
Computershare Investor Services PLC
Bristol BS99 6ZZ
T: 0800 435 021
T: +44 370 703 6364
Please note, the free phone number applies to calls from within the UK only.
Register online with Computershare to access the secure self-service facilities.
By going online, you can:
amend your address
check your share balances
check payment and tax information
update payment instructions
download forms, including payment of dividends and transfer of funds
Online access is available 24 hours a day and is free to all Rio Tinto shareholders.
If you have any general enquiries, please email or write to the Company Secretary, Rio Tinto plc, 6 St James's Square, SW1Y 4AD, UK. For all shareholding queries, please contact Computershare.
Corporate nominee service
Computershare, in conjunction with Rio Tinto plc, have introduced a corporate nominee service for private individuals. This service allows shareholders to hold, sell, or purchase Rio Tinto plc shares electronically. Contact Computershare for more information.
Individual savings accounts (ISAs)
Stocktrade offers an individual savings account (ISA) for UK residents wishing to hold Rio Tinto plc shares in an ISA account. Existing PEPs and ISAs may also be transferred to Stocktrade, a division of Brewin Dolphin Securities Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
For more information on ISAs, contact Stocktrade:
81 George Street
Edinburgh EH2 3ES
T: +44 131 240 0623
Low-cost share dealing service
A telephone dealing service is provided by Stocktrade for purchases and sales of shares in Rio Tinto plc. Commission is
1 per cent subject to a £25 minimum commission charge.
Contact Stocktrade for more information:
T: +44 (0)131 240 0414
Cleared funds, net of all costs, can be credited directly into your bank account ten business days after the transaction date by simply providing your bank account details (sort code and account number). Please note that some transactions may be subject to money laundering regulations and you may be required to provide certain personal details to Stocktrade prior to any purchase or sale of shares.
Stocktrade is a division of Alliance Trust Savings Limited, which is a subsidiary of Alliance Trust PLC and is registered in Scotland (no. SC 98767, registered office, PO Box 164, 8 West Marketgait, Dundee DD1 9YP), authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority (firm reference number 116115) and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
We are aware that some shareholders have had occasion to complain about outside organisations using information obtained from companies' share registers. Rio Tinto cannot by law refuse to supply such information provided that the organisation concerned pays the appropriate statutory fee.
Shareholders in the UK can request that their details be removed from such mailing lists by contacting The Mailing Preference Service:
The Mailing Preference Service
London W1E 7EZ
T: +44 20 7291 3310