The combined Annual General Meeting for Groupe Eurotunnel SE, which took place in Coquelles, France, today, Wednesday 29 April 2015, brought together 67.61% of the company’s capital. All of the resolutions put forward by the board were approved by the meeting1.
After approving the accounts, the AGM voted for a dividend payment of €0.18 per share, an increase of 20% compared to last year, equivalent to a payment of €99 million to be made on 28 May 2015.
Following the Annual General Meeting, the Board agreed to an attribution of 150 free shares for each Group employee2. This is in addition to the 610 shares attributed since 2011.
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/2015-AGM/
- Excluding executive officers and members of the Executive Committee