INGENICO GROUP: Combined Annual Shareholders' Meeting Voting results
|Paris, May 16 2018|
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING), the global leader in seamless payment, held its Combined Ordinary and Extraordinary Shareholders' Meeting today in Paris.
The shareholders approved all the resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors. The main resolutions approved pertained to the following:
- The consolidated financial statements for 2017;
- Distribution of a dividend of €1.60 per share, up 7% over the previous year and payable in cash or in shares;
- Ratification of the appointment of Ms. Sophie Stabile and the renewal of the terms of office of Mr. Xavier Moreno and Mr. Elie Vannier as Independent Directors;
- Appointment of Mr. Thierry Sommelet as Independent Directors;
- Approval of the principles and criteria governing the determination of total compensation awarded to the CEO for 2018;
- Renewal of financial delegations of authority;
- Various by-laws modifications in order to bring them in line with the applicable legal provisions.
In accordance with the letter from the Chairman of the Compensation, Appointments and Governance committee to our shareholders published on May 9th 2018, the terms of performance shares allocation to the Chairman and CEO for 2017 have been approved by the Board of Directors with his consent.
Philippe Lazare, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Ingenico Group, stated: "I want to thank all the Ingenico Group shareholders for their support and their confidence and our Directors for their commitment."
Information on dividends
The ex-dividend date is May 23, 2018 and the dividend payable date is June 21, 2018. Shareholders opting for a dividend paid in new Ingenico Group shares, priced at €63.23 per share, must exercise that option between May 23, 2018 and June 11, 2018, inclusive. Beyond that time limit, only cash dividends shall be paid.
The price for shares issued as stock dividends shall be equal to 90% of the average closing price quoted for Ingenico Group shares on the NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange over the twenty trading days preceding the date of the Shareholders' Meeting, less the net amount of the dividend.
The shares issued as stock dividends shall carry dividend rights as of January 1, 2018 and shall have the same rights and terms as the Company's existing shares traded on the NYSE Euronext Paris stock exchange.
About Ingenico Group
Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.
Learn more at www.ingenico.com twitter.com/ingenico
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