The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting of Air Liquide will be held in Paris on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, starting at 3 p.m., on first notice, in the Palais des Congrès, 2 place Porte Maillot, 75017 Paris.
The preliminary meeting notice was published today in the legal gazette (BALO - Bulletin des Annonces Légales et Obligatoires). It includes the Meeting agenda, the draft resolutions that the Board of Directors plans to submit to a vote of shareholders, and instructions for attending, voting and exercising shareholder rights.
The preliminary meeting notice can be consulted online on the Group’s website in the Shareholders section: www.airliquide.com. All the information concerning the Meeting will also be available on this website.
The Combined Shareholders’ Meeting provides an opportunity to present the Group’s strategy and its development prospects. All shareholders are invited to vote either by attending the Shareholders’ Meeting in person or by proxy, or by voting by correspondence, or on line. Air Liquide values the participation of each shareholder.
The notice of meeting will be published in the BALO on March 15, 2017. As from that date, the meeting invitation documents (including the voting form) will be sent out to shareholders according to the legal and regulatory requirements, and made available on a dedicated website for those having opted for the electronic invitation. The preparatory documents will also be kept at the disposal of shareholders at Shareholder Services, 75 quai d’Orsay, 75007 Paris and published on the Group’s website www.airliquide.com, Shareholders section, according to legal and regulatory requirements.
The Shareholders’ Meeting will be webcast live and a recorded version will be available on the Group’s website. You will also be able to follow the Combined Shareholders’ Meeting live on Twitter: @AirLiquideGroup.
Air Liquide share ownership (as at December 31, 2016)
- 33% of the capital held by individual shareholders
- 47% of the capital held by non-French institutional investors
- 20% of the capital held by French institutional investors
- First quarter 2017 revenue:
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
- Combined Shareholders’ Meeting:
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
- Dividend ex date*:
Monday, May 15, 2017
- Dividend payment date*:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
* subject to the necessary approvals at the next Combined Shareholders’ Meeting