Irish Adobe unit to pay $6.2bn in dividends to US parent

Holding company paid $3bn in dividends last year and says it intends to pay another $3.2bn in 2023

Adobe: the US parent company of Adobe Software Trading Company Limited is headquartered in San Jose, California. Picture: Getty

An Irish-headquartered holding arm of Adobe, the global software giant, paid $3 billion (€2.8 billion) in dividends to its US-based parent company, and has committed to paying another $3.2 billion in 2023.

Adobe Software Trading Company Limited, which has no employees and does not trade, disclosed the dividends in accounts recently filed with the Companies Registration Office (CRO).

The unit, an intermediary holding company for Adobe subsidiary companies based outside of North America, had net ...