May 24 (Reuters) - Intermediate Capital Group Plc
* Total assets under management up 20 percent to a record 21.6 billion.
* Group profit before tax of 158.8 million pounds (2015: 178.5 million pounds).
* Board proposes a 200 million pounds special dividend to be paid in July 2016.
* Firm says market environment continues to support its strategies; with strong demand from investors for diversified sources of higher yield and attractive investment opportunities. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Simon Jessop)