Paris, May 3, 2018
Atos SE`s Combined General Meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday May 24, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at the registered offices of the Company, in the Auditorium, River Ouest, 80 quai Voltaire, 95870 Bezons.
The notice of meeting (avis de réunion) published in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires dated April 16, 2018 contains the agenda for the meeting, the draft resolutions as well as the terms and conditions for participating to this Meeting. The convening notice (avis de convocation) will be published in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires on May 7, 2018. These documents are available on the Company`s website.
The documents mentioned in article R.225-83 of the French Commercial Code are made available to the shareholders as from the convening notice of meeting in accordance with applicable regulatory provisions:
- Any registered shareholder may until the 5th day before the General Meeting included request the Company to send him these documents. For holders of bearer shares, the exercise of such right is subject to providing an ownership certificate (Attestation de participation) from their bank;
- Any shareholder may consult these documents at the registered offices of the Company during the 15 days preceding the date of the General Meeting.
Information referred to in article R.225-73-1 of the French Commercial Code can be found on the Company`s website at the following address www.atos.net in the "Investors" section.
Dividend of the 2017 financial year
It will be proposed during the Combined General Meeting to approve the allocation of a dividend set at € 1.70 per share and to grant the possibility to opt for the payment in shares of the dividend. In case of exercise of the option, the new shares shall be issued at a price equal to 95% of the average opening share prices on the regulated market of Euronext Paris, over the twenty trading sessions preceding the General Meeting, reduced by the amount of the dividend and rounded up to the next highest Euro cent.
Subject to the Annual General Meeting`s approval, the ex-dividend date would be May 31, 2018 and the dividend would be paid on June 22, 2018. Shareholders would opt for the payment of the dividend in new shares from May 31, 2018 through and including June 13, 2018 by sending their request to the financial intermediaries that are authorized to pay said dividend or, for shareholders listed in the issuer-registered accounts held by the Company, to its authorized representative (Société Générale). After June 13, 2018, the dividend would only be paid in cash.
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with approximately 100,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of around €12 billion. European number one in Big Data, Cybersecurity, High Performance Computing and Digital Workplace, the Group provides Cloud services, Infrastructure & Data Management, Business & Platform solutions, as well as transactional services through Worldline, the European leader in the payment industry. With its cutting-edge technologies, digital expertise and industry knowledge, Atos supports the digital transformation of its clients across various business sectors: Defense, Financial Services, Health, Manufacturing, Media, Energy & Utilities, Public sector, Retail, Telecommunications and Transportation. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Atos Worldgrid, Bull, Canopy, Unify and Worldline. Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.
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 If approved by the Shareholders` Meeting, the option to receive the dividend payment in shares would not be available to shareholders residing in a country where such option would require registration or authorization by local market authorities. Shareholders residing outside France would be required to inform themselves of any restrictions which may apply under their local law and comply therewith.
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Source: ATOS via GlobeNewswire