PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News:
Combined General Meeting to be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017
Kering (Paris:KER) shareholders are invited to attend the company’s Combined Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, April 27, 2017 – 3 p.m. at Kering’s head office – 40, rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France.
The Notice of Meeting, containing the agenda, the draft resolutions submitted to shareholders by the Board of Directors and a description of the main ways for shareholders to take part in and vote at the general meeting and to exercise their rights, was published in the official gazette, BALO, on March 17, 2017.
The convening notice will be published in the BALO on March 31, 2017.
The documents and information relating to the AGM and the forms for postal and proxy voting are available on the company’s website at www.kering.com (Finance/Shareholders/Annual General Meeting section).
Shareholders may, in accordance with the conditions and time limits specific in Article R. 225-88 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce), ask that the documents referred to in Articles R. 225-81 and R. 225-83 of said Code be sent to them by mail, at an address designated by them, by sending a written request to Kering, Legal Department – 40, rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shareholders may, in accordance with the conditions and time limits specified in Articles R.225-89 and R. 225-90 of the French Commercial Code (Code de commerce), gain access the documents and information referred to in those articles at the company’s head office – 40, rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris, France.
2016 Reference Document
The 2016 Reference Document (Registration annual report) was filed with the French Financial Markets Authority (AMF) on Thursday, March 30, 2017. It is available free of charge to the public under current regulatory conditions and may be viewed at the www.kering.com website (Finance/Shareholders/Annual General Meeting section).
The Reference Document comprises the Annual financial report, the report by the Chairman of the Board of Directors on its composition, the application of the principle of the balanced representation of women and men, on the conditions of preparation and organisation of the work performed by the Board, and on the internal control and risk management procedures implemented by the Company, the reports from the Auditors and their fees.
A global Luxury group, Kering develops an ensemble of luxury houses in fashion, leather goods, jewellery and watches: Gucci, Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Brioni, Christopher Kane, McQ, Stella McCartney, Tomas Maier, Boucheron, Dodo, Girard-Perregaux, Pomellato, Qeelin and Ulysse Nardin. Kering is also developing the Sport & Lifestyle brands Puma, Volcom and Cobra. By ‘empowering imagination’, Kering encourages its brands to reach their potential, in the most sustainable manner. The Group generated revenue of €12.385 billion in 2016 and had more than 40,000 employees at year end. The Kering share is listed on Euronext Paris (FR 0000121485, KER.PA, KER.FP)