Report of the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting - General Meeting approves gross dividend of EUR 2.45 per share

29/06/2016 - 17:45 | Financial

Today Gimv held its General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM). 37.80% of the shares were represented (9.610.524 shares). The AGM approved the gross dividend (coupon no. 23) of EUR 2.45 per share (EUR 1.7885 net).

Gimv is paying a gross dividend of EUR 2.45 per share (EUR 1.7885 net) in respect of the financial year 2015-2016.

Gimv realised a net profit (part of group) of EUR 137.2 million in the financial year 2015-2016 (EUR 5.39 per share). The AGM accepted today the Board of Directors’ proposal to pay a gross dividend of EUR 2.45 (EUR 1.7885 net) per share. This corresponds to a gross dividend yield of 5.1% on the closing price of the Gimv-share at the end of the 2015-2016 financial year.

This dividend will be payable on 6 July 2016. As principal paying agent for the payment of the dividend for the financial year 2015-2016 was appointed: KBC Bank, Havenlaan 2, 1080 Brussels.

The financial statements for the 2015-2016 financial year have been approved. The AGM also granted discharge to the directors and to the statutory auditor in respect of the exercise of their duties under their term of office that ended on 31 March 2016. The AGM also approved the re-appointment of the following directors: Ms Christ’l Joris (until 2018), Ms Sophie Manigart (until 2018) and Mr Bart Van Hooland (until 2018). In addition, the AGM was introduced to Mr Geert Peeters, who has been appointed director at the Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting of 27 May 2016.

In addition, the AGM approved the re-appointment of EY Bedrijfsrevisoren BCV as auditor of the company for a period of 3 years, ending after the General Shareholders’ Meeting that has to approve the accounts of the 2018-2019 financial year.

Extraordinary general shareholders’ meeting (EGM)

As the quorum of the EGM was not reached on 27 May 2016, the EGM also took place today. In this EGM the existing authorisation of the board of directors regarding the authorised capital was renewed and a new mandate was given to acquire or dispose own shares within a certain price range.

Financial calendar

  • Ex-date of the 2015-2016 dividend (coupon no. 23) - 4 July 2016

  • Record date of the 2015-2016 dividend (coupon no. 23) - 5 July 2016

  • Payment date of the 2015-2016 dividend (coupon no. 23) - 6 July 2016

  • Business update 1Q 2016-2017 results (period 01/04/2016-30/06/2016) - 20 July 2016

  • Announcement of 1H 2016-2017 results (period 01/04/2016-30/09/2016) - 17 November 2016

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