GENERAL SHAREHOLDERS' MEETING OF CRÉDIT AGRICOLE S.A.
A Crédit Agricole S.A. General Shareholders' Meeting was held on Tuesday, 21 May 2019 at the Centre des congrès Robert Schuman in Metz, in the presence of Chairman Dominique Lefebvre and Chief Executive Officer Philippe Brassac.
Nearly 660 shareholders were in attendance. With quorum of 74,4%, the General Shareholders’ Meeting approved all of the resolutions put to it by the Board of Directors.
Nearly 14 089 shareholders voted prior to the General Shareholders’ Meeting, with nearly 56% 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 2018, the General Shareholders' Meeting of Crédit Agricole S.A. decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 0.69 per share.
The dividend will be paid in cash only. The ex-dividend date will be 24 May 2019 and the dividend payable date will be 28 May.
The General Shareholders' Meeting renewed the following mandates for a three-year term:
Ms Véronique Flachaire, Messrs Dominique Lefebvre, Jean-Pierre Gaillard and Jean-Paul Kerrien, whose terms of office had expired.
The Board of Directors met after the General Shareholders’ Meeting and renewed Mr Dominique Lefebvre’s mandate as Chairman of the Board.
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