Results of the Ordinary Annual General Meeting of Lagardère SCA

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Corporate & other activities, Finance

Thursday May 3, 2012

The Ordinary Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on Thursday 3 May 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. The quorum reached by the shareholders present, represented or voting by mail exceeded 69% of shares with voting rights.

Following an overview of the strategy, the activity and the financial statements of the Company, the Managing Partners and the main executives of the Group responded for an hour to all questions put by the shareholders.

After the debate, all the resolutions tabled by the Managing Partners were approved, and notably those related to:

  • the amount of the dividend of €1.30 per share. The coupons will be detached on 8 May and the dividend will be paid from 11 May 2012;
  • re-appointment of Messrs Georges Chaudron de Courcel, François Roussely and Mrs Amélie Oudéa-Castéra as members of the Supervisory Board
  • the appointment of Mrs Nathalie Andrieux, Hélène Molinari and Mr Antoine Arnault as new members of the Supervisory Board.

The number of the shareholders present, represented or voting by mail came to 16.650

The number of shares held by the aforementioned shareholders present or represented to the meeting came to 87.914.663 shares and the number of voting rights attached came to 108.418.806 of the voting rights.

The results of the ballots on each resolution were as follows:

 

 

Votes for
(%)
 

Votes against
(%)

Abstentions
(%)

Resolution n° 1 – Approval of the Parent Company financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011

99,51 0,13 0,36
Resolution n° 2 – Approval of the consolidated financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011

99,50 0,15 0,35
Resolution n° 3 – Allocation of net profit, setting of the ordinary dividend at €1.30 per share.

99,41 0,22 0,37
Résolution n° 4 – Authorization sought by the Managing Partners to purchase and sell shares of the company for a period of 18 months

98,33 1,31 0,36
Résolution n° 5 – Re-appointment of Mr Georges Chaudron de Courcel as a member of the Supervisory Board for a further term of four years

68,43 31,10 0,47
Résolution n° 6 – Re-appointment of Mrs. Amélie Oudéa-Castéra as a member of the Supervisory Board for a further term of four years

93,99 5,54 0,47
Résolution n° 7 – Re-appointment of Mr. François Roussely as a member of the Supervisory Board for a further term of four years.

94,39 5,09 0,52
Résolution n° 8 – Appointment of Mrs. Nathalie Andrieux as a new member of the Supervisory Board for a further term of four years.

98,50 1,02 0,48
Résolution n° 9 – Appointment of Mr. Antoine Arnault as a new member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years.

95,68 3,83 0,49
Résolution n° 10 – Appointment of Mrs Hélène Molinari as a new member of the Supervisory Board for a term of four years. 94,56 4,96 0,48
Résolution n° 11– Powers for formalities

99,54 0,10 0,30

 

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