Dividend for fiscal year 2015 - 31/05/2016
Dividend for fiscal year 2015
31 May 2016 - Following the announcement dated 27.05.2016 concerning the dividend for fiscal year 2015 which was published in accordance with paragraph 126.96.36.199 of the Rulebook of Athens Exchange, HELLENIC EXCHANGES-ATHENS STOCK EXCHANGE S.A. announces the following:
Βy decision of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of 25 May 2016, the dividend for fiscal year 2015 is €0.10 per share. The dividend per share that will be paid is increased by the dividend corresponding to the 1,656,513 shares in treasury stock that are not entitled to the dividend, and amounts to a gross amount of €0.1026 per share.
The abovementioned gross dividend amount is subject to a 10% withholding tax (€0.01026 per share), in accordance with the provisions of article 64 of Law 4172/2013 (as is currently in force, following the publication of Law 4389/2016, Government Gazette 94A/27.5.2016), and therefore shareholders will receive a net amount of €0.09234 per share.
Based on the record date rule, shareholders registered in the Dematerialized Securities System on Wednesday 1 June 2016 (ex-date Tuesday 31 May 2016, before the start of trading), are entitled to receive the dividend.
The dividend will be paid on 6 June 2016 by the BANK of PIRAEUS as follows:
- Through the DSS operators, to investors that have authorized their operators to collect.
- Through the branch network of BANK of PIRAEUS, starting on 10 June 2016 for those shareholders that have requested an exception from their DSS operator or have their shares in the Special Account of their Investor's Share Securities Account kept with DSS.
- Those shareholders who, for various reasons, were not able to receive the dividend through their operators will be able to receive the dividend starting on 10 June 2016 through the branch network of the BANK of PIRAEUS.
In cases (ii) and (iii) above, it will be possible, until 31.12.2021 (i.e. until the dividend is written off) to receive the dividend by providing the DSS account information and an ID, either in person or through a legally authorized representative.
For more information, investors can contact the Investor Relations Department of the Company (tel. +30-210 3366616).
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