GENERAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF CRÉDIT AGRICOLE S.A.
A Crédit Agricole S.A. General Shareholders' Meeting was held on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at the Maison de la Mutualité in Paris in the presence of Chairman Dominique Lefebvre and Chief Executive Officer Philippe Brassac.
Nearly 800 shareholders were in attendance. With quorum of 74,49%, the General Shareholders’ Meeting approved all of the resolutions put to it by the Board of Directors, including the one relating to the bonus dividend. Nearly 15.400 shareholders voted prior to the General Shareholders’ Meeting, with over 53% of them voting online via Votaccess. The meeting was broadcast live on www.credit-agricole.com, and a recorded version is available.
After approving the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2017, the General Shareholders' Meeting of Crédit Agricole S.A. decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 0.63 per share and a bonus dividend of EUR 0.693 per share. This is the last bonus dividend to be paid by Crédit Agricole S.A., in view of the deletion of the statutory article on bonus dividends decided by the General Shareholders Meeting.
The dividend will be paid in cash only. The ex-dividend date will be 22 May 2018 and the dividend payable date will be 24 May 2018.
The General Shareholders' Meeting also appointed Philippe Boujut to the position of director, replacing Jean-Pierre Paviet, who had reached the age limit stated in the Articles of Association. The General Shareholders' Meeting renewed the following mandates for a three-year term: Monica Mondardini, Renée Talamona, Louis Tercinier, Pascale Berger and SAS Rue La Boétie.
This press release is provided for consultation by shareholders of Crédit Agricole S.A. pursuant to paragraphs 1., d) and 2., e) of Article 4 of Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 November 2003 and applicable national provisions, namely Articles 212-4 4° and 212-5 5° of the General Regulation of the AMF (French financial markets authority) and Article 13 of AMF Instruction 2005-11 of 13 December 2005 as amended. It is not a prospectus.
The option of receiving dividend payments in the form of shares is not available for shareholders residing in countries where such an option requires registration or authorisation from local stock market authorities. Shareholders residing France are advised to inform themselves of any local restrictions applicable in their country of residence and to comply with these rules. Shareholders are responsible for obtaining information on the conditions and consequences of such an option and of the conditions that may apply under local law. For tax-related matters connected to dividend payments in shares, shareholders should consult with their tax usual advisor regarding their situation. Shareholders who opt to receive dividend payments in shares should take into consideration the risks associated with investments in equities. This press release is available in French and English on the website of Crédit Agricole S.A.: https://www.credit-agricole.com/en/finance/finance/financial-publications
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