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In the context of the Group’s action alongside people at work amid the Covid-19 epidemic, Edenred’s Board of Directors decided at a special meeting on April 6, 2020, to propose paying a dividend of €0.70 per share for 2019, representing a 20% reduction compared with the amount initially announced. This decision was submitted to shareholders for approval at the Annual Shareholders Meeting on May 7, 2020, held behind closed doors.
At the Annual Meeting on May 7, 2020, Edenred shareholders approved the payment of a 2019 dividend of €0.70 per share, with the option of reinvesting 100% of the dividend in new shares.
The option of reinvesting the dividend in shares was available from May 15 to May 29, 2020. At the end of the option period, almost 65% of rights were exercised in favor of the dividend payment in shares. This led to the issuance of 3,378,494 new shares of Edenred common stock, representing 1.39% of the share capital, which will be settled and begin trading on the Euronext Paris stock market on June 5, 2020.
Payment of the 2019 dividend – Timeline and process (press release)
Dividend payment timeline
- Ex-dividend date: May 13, 2020.
- Record date: May 14, 2020.
- Period for exercising the dividend reinvestment option: from May 15, 2020 to the close of business on May 29, 2020. Shareholders that do not exercise their reinvestment option by May 29, 2020 included, will receive their total dividend in cash.
- Payment date: June 5, 2020 for both payment methods.
If the amount of the dividends for which the option is exercised does not correspond to a whole number of shares, the shareholder will receive the lower whole number of shares and the balance in cash from Edenred.
Certain legal restrictions may apply to the reinvestment option for non-resident shareholders. Non-residents of France should enquire about the laws and rules applicable in their country of residence.
For additional information, click here to obtain a copy of the detailed guide posted on this website.
This option does not constitute an offer or a solicitation to subscribe to or purchase securities in the United States within the meaning of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, or in any other country where such transaction would be
contrary to the applicable laws and regulations. The dividend reinvestment option is not available in certain countries, such as those where such an option would require registration with, or authorization from, the local securities regulator. Shareholders residing outside France should inquire about and comply with any local restrictions.
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year in €
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CAPITAL STRUCTURECAPITAL STRUCTURE
As of November 30, 2019
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Exchange where listed Euronext Paris
Place of exchange Compartment A
Stock code FR0010908533
Sector Classification Corporate Services
Date of introduction 2 July 2010, Accor and Edenred demerger
Registered securities Société Générale Securities Services SGSS/SBO/CSS/BOC
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Bloomberg: EDEN FP
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