PARIS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Main Resolutions Passed by the Board to Date Will be Submitted to the General Shareholder Meeting to be Held on May 28, 2013
At its meeting of April 9, 2013, the BOURBON's Board of Directors decided to seek approval from shareholders on the following resolutions to the combined General Shareholder Meeting which will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013:
- The distribution of a dividend of €0.82 per share, equivalent to that paid in 2012
As of the stock market on June 03, 2013, the BOURBON share will be quoted ex-dividend.
The dividend will be paid June 06, 2013.
The record date entitling shareholders to the dividend is the close of the stock exchange on May 31, 2013.
- The allocation of 1 free bonus share for every 10 held, as had been done in 2011
The delegation of authority granted to the Board of Directors to increase the share capital by incorporation of reserves in the form of a bonus share award to shareholders with a ratio of 1 new share for 10 existing shares.
Fractional odd lot shares will not be transferable or negotiable; the corresponding shares will be sold.
The Record Date for the shares to be eligible for this assignment is June 4 in the evening.
This award will take place as of June 5, 2013, the date on which BOURBON's share price will be adjusted until
July 4, 2013.
- The renewal of the Directors' mandates for 3 years for Mrs. Vo Thi Huyen Lan and Mr. Jacques de Chateauvieux
- The appointment as Director of Mr. Christian Lefèvre for a period of 3 years, on the recommendation of the Remuneration and Governance Committee. For the record, Mr. Christian Lefèvre, Chief Executive Officer of BOURBON since January 1, 2011, was appointed Chief Operation Officer on December 5, 2005.
BOURBON offers the most demanding oil and gas companies a comprehensive range of surface and subsea marine services for offshore oil and gas fields and wind farms, based on an extensive range of latest-generation vessels. The Group provides a local service through its 27 operating subsidiaries, close to clients and their operations, and it guarantees the highest standards of service quality and safety worldwide.
BOURBON has two Businesses (Marine Services and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.
Under the "BOURBON 2015 Leadership Strategy" plan, the Group is investing in a large fleet of innovative and high-performance offshore vessels built in series.
In 2012, BOURBON posted revenues of €1.187 billion and operated a fleet of 458 vessels as of December 31, 2012
Classified by ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) in the "Oil Services" sector, BOURBON is listed for trading on Euronext Paris, Compartment A, participates in the Deferred Settlement Service ("SRD") and is included in the SBF 120 and CAC Mid 60 indices..