The Shareholders’ Meeting of bpost approved the 2015 financial results, the dividend pay-out and changes the Articles of Association

The Ordinary General Meeting of Shareholders held today, approved the 2015 financial results of the Company and the pay-out of the final dividend as proposed by the Board of Directors, amounting to € 1.29 gross per share of which € 1.05 was already paid in December 2015.

 

The calendar applicable to the final dividend payment is as follows:

•        Ex-dividend date      : 17 May 2016

•        Record date             : 18 May 2016

•        Payment date          : 19 May 2016

 

The Shareholders' Meeting also approved the remuneration report for the financial year 2015 and granted discharge to the Directors and Statutory Auditors for the exercise of their mandate.

 

The Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, also held today, approved changes to the Articles of Association to align to the December 16, 2015 Law, which amended the Law of March 21, 1991 on the reform of certain economic public companies. This law allowed for a further alignment of bpost's corporate governance with the corporate governance rules for listed private companies.

 

In addition, the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders approved an update of bpost's corporate purpose to better reflect current and future activities.

 

Finally, the Meeting disapproved of the extension of the Board's general and specific authorizations to increase the share capital and acquire own shares.

 

The 2015 Annual Report is now available at http://corporate.bpost.be/investors/results-reports-and-presentations/annual-reports

 

 

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Baudouin de Hepcée                                                                            Saskia Dheedene

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bpost is Belgium’s leading postal operator and a parcel and e-commerce logistics provider in Europe, North-America and Asia. We deliver mail and parcels to millions of doorsteps and provide logistic services to businesses and consumers. With over 34,000 employees in Belgium and across the globe, bpost's total operating income amounts to 3,837.8 million EUR, while reducing our impact on the environment and the communities around us.

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