The combined Annual General Meeting for Groupe Eurotunnel SE, which took place in Marcq-en-Barœul, France, today, Wednesday 27 April 2016, brought together 64.18% of the company’s capital. All of the resolutions put forward by the board were approved by the meeting1 at 96% or above.
After approving the accounts, the AGM voted for a dividend payment of €0.22 per share, an increase of 22% compared to last year, equivalent to an amount of €121 million, and approved the renewal of the mandates of Mrs Colette Neuville, Mrs Colette Lewiner, Mrs Perette Rey, Mr Jean-Pierre Trotignon, and Lord Peter Levene as Directors.
Jacques Gounon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Eurotunnel SE, stated:
“I would like to thank all our shareholders who, through the clarity of their votes and their loyalty, support the Group’s long term strategy and demonstrate their interest in the life of our company.”
- The detail of the votes for each resolution will be published on the group’s website under Combined AGM for Groupe Eurotunnel SE: http://www.eurotunnelgroup.com/uk/shareholders-and-investors/general-meetings/2016-AGM/