Reduction in the number of own shares held by Groupe Eurotunnel SA and information relating to the combined general meeting of Groupe Eurotunnel SA on 28 April 2011
Following the delivery on 18 March 2011 of shares* to shareholders who had retained the shares subscribed as part of the 2008 rights issues and the allocation of shares as additional conditional return on the SDES*, the Group cancelled 8.5 million GET SA shares that it held on 4 April 2011.
Information relating to the number of shares and associated voting rights (as the by-laws provide for double voting rights) has been published on www.eurotunnelgroup.com in accordance with in article R.225-73-1 of the French Commercial Code relating to the combined general meeting of 28 April 2011.
The preliminary notice of general meeting required by article R.225-73 of the French commercial code was published in the French Gazette (Bulletin des Annonces Légales et Obligatoires (BALO)) of 23 March 2011. The notice of meeting was published in the BALO and “Les Petites Affiches” on 6 April 2011. Full details of how to participate and vote at the meeting are set out in these notices.
Access to www.eurotunnelgroup.com also enables consultation of the Group’s 2010 annual publications: the Reference Document (filed with the French financial market authority (AMF) on 4 March 2011 and containing the Annual Report information).
*Additional conditional return in shares by allocation of existing GET SA ordinary shares to holders who retained their SDES and then the shares allocated on the redemption of the SDES until 6 March 2011 (securities note approved by the AMF on 20 February 2008 under number 08-032) and allocation of additional shares to holders who retained until 6 March 2011, the shares received on exercise of the 2008 subscription warrants or acquired directly from the underwriting banks at the date of the settlement-delivery (securities note approved by the AMF on 28 April 2008 under number R.08-024).