Report of the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting - Approval of a gross dividend of EUR 2.50 per share

27/06/2018 - 17:45 | Financial

Today Gimv held its Annual General Meeting (AGM). 38.62 % of the shares were represented (9 820 417 shares). The AGM approved the gross dividend (coupon nr. 25) of EUR 2.50 per share (EUR 1.75 net).

Gimv realised a net profit (part of group) of EUR 107.1 million in financial year 2017-2018 (EUR 4.21 per share). Today, the AGM accepted the Board of Directors’ proposal to pay a gross dividend of EUR 2.50 (EUR 1.75 net) per share. This corresponds to a gross dividend yield of 5.1% on the closing price of the Gimv-share on 31 March 2018.

This dividend will be payable on 4 July 2018. As principal paying agent for the payment of the dividend for the financial year 2017-2018 has been appointed: KBC Bank, Havenlaan 2, 1080 Brussels.

In addition the AGM also accepted the proposal to pay a categorised profit premium for the financial year 2017-2018. This premium amounts to EUR 1.04 million and will be allocated to all Belgian employees of the company.

The financial statements for financial year 2017-2018 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 2018.

The AGM approved the renewal of the mandate of Mr Luc Missorten as well as the extension of the mandate of Mr Bart Van Hooland, both as independent director. In addition, the AGM confirmed the cooptation of Mr Frank Verhaegen as independent director of the Company and also appointed Mr Johan Deschuyffeleer as an independent director of the Company in succession of Ms Sophie Manigart, whose mandate ended.

 

Financial calendar

  • Ex-date of the 2017-2018 dividend (coupon nr. 25): 2 July 2018
  • Record date of the 2017-2018 dividend (coupon nr. 25): 3 July 2018
  • Payment date of the 2017-2018 dividend (coupon nr. 25): 4 July 2018
  • Business update 1Q 2018-2019 results (period 01/04/2018-30/06/2018): 19 July 2018
  • Announcement of 1H 2018-2019 results (period 01/04/2018-30/09/2018): 22 November 2018
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