Sopra Steria Group’s Combined General Meeting: Tuesday, 13 June 2017

PARIS--()--Regulatory News:

The Combined General Meeting of Sopra Steria Group (Paris:SOP) shareholders took place in Paris on Tuesday, 13 June 2017 and was chaired by Pierre Pasquier, Chairman of Sopra Steria Group.

All 18 resolutions submitted by the Board were approved.

Among the resolutions adopted at the Meeting, Sopra Steria Group shareholders, validated the payment of a dividend of €2.20 per share in respect of 2016, with an ex-date of 3 July 2017, which will be payable as of 5 July 2017;

Below , the results of the vote are available on the company’s website: http://www.soprasteria.com/en/investors/investors-relations/shareholders-meetings

Disclaimer

This document is a free translation into English of the original French press release. It is not a binding document. In the event of a conflict in interpretation, reference should be made to the French version, which is the authentic text.

     
Result of Vote
Sopra Steria Group Combined general meeting of 13 June 2017
 
             
Number of shares with voting rights       20,525,249
Number of shareholders attending the Meeting or being represented or voting by post       660
Number of shares attending the Meeting or being represented or voting by post       21,396,628
Participation rate in percentage of exercisable voting rights       81.00%
 
        Ordinary General Meeting   in favor   abstention   against
hour   Resolution       Vote   %   Vote   %   Vote   %
15:26:10   1   Approval of the individual financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2016; approval of non-deductible expenses   21,385,509   99.95%   2,922   0.01%   8,197   0.04%
15:26:33   2   Granting of final discharge to members of the Board of Directors   21,221,697   99.18%   445   <0.01%   174,486   0.82%
15:26:58   3   Approval of the consolidated financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2016   21,395,787   >99.99%   530   <0.01%   311   <0.01%
15:27:19   4   Appropriation of earnings and determination of the dividend   21,193,659   99.05%   532   <0.01%   202,437   0.95%
15:27:42   5   Approval of agreements governed by Articles L. 225-38 et seq. of the French Commercial Code   17,521,526   81.89%   2,801   0.01%   3,872,301   18.10%
15:28:09   6   Opinion on items of compensation due or granted in respect of financial year 2016 to Pierre Pasquier, Chairman   18,528,700   86.60%   1,403   <0.01%   2,866,525   13.40%
15:28:35   7   Opinion on items of compensation due or granted in respect of financial year 2016 to Vincent Paris, Chief Executive Officer   18,612,587   86.99%   1,164   <0.01%   2,782,877   13.01%
15:29:03   8   Approval of the principles and criteria for the determination, distribution and allocation of items of compensation for the Chairman in respect of financial year 2017   17,467,207   81.64%   1,137   <0.01%   3,928,284   18.36%
15:29:32   9   Approval of the principles and criteria for the determination, distribution and allocation of items of compensation for the Chief Executive Officer in respect of financial year 2017   18,308,375   85.57%   3,523   0.01%   3,084,730   14.42%
15:29:56   10   Ratification of the co-optation of Emma Fernandez as a director for a term of one year   21,283,666   99.47%   3,089   0.01%   109,873   0.51%
15:30:17   11   Setting of directors’ fees at €500,000   21,360,311   99.83%   2,848   0.01%   33,469   0.16%
15:30:45   12   Authorisation granted to the Board of Directors, for a period of 18 months, to allow the Company to buy back its own shares pursuant to Article L. 225-209 of the French Commercial Code   16,162,671   75.54%   2,929   0.01%   5,231,028   24.45%
        Extraordinary General Meeting            
15:31:18   13   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 18 months, to issue share subscription warrants to be allotted to shareholders free of charge in the event of a takeover bid, up to a nominal amount equal to the amount of the share capital   14,797,288   69.16%   2,953   0.01%   6,596,387   30.83%
15:31:53   14   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital, without pre-emptive subscription rights for existing shareholders, via issues to persons employed by the Company or by a company of the Group, subject to enrolment in a company savings plan, up to a maximum of 3% of the share capital   20,906,001   97.71%   3,739   0.01%   486,888   2.28%
15:32:17   15   Appointment of Christian Bret as a non-voting director for a term of one year   16,885,064   78.91%   853   <0.01%   4,510,711   21.08%
15:32:40   16   Amendment of the Company’s Articles of Association to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements   21,390,476   99.97%   655   <0.01%   5,497   0.03%
15:33:12   17   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors to amend the Company’s Articles of Association to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and corresponding amendments to Article 17 of the Company’s Articles of Association, “Powers of the Board of Directors”   17,435,893   81.49%   3,022   0.01%   3,957,713   18.50%
15:33:32   18   Powers granted to carry out all legal formalities   21,391,948   99.98%   565   <0.01%   4,115   0.02%

Contacts

Investor Relations
Sopra Steria Group
Olivier Psaume
investors@soprasteria.com
+33.1.40.67.68.16
or
Press Relations
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Caroline Simon / Simon Zaks
caroline.simon@image7.fr / szaks@image7.fr
+33.1.53.70.74.65 / +33.1.53.70.74.63

Contacts

Investor Relations
Sopra Steria Group
Olivier Psaume
investors@soprasteria.com
+33.1.40.67.68.16
or
Press Relations
Image Sept
Caroline Simon / Simon Zaks
caroline.simon@image7.fr / szaks@image7.fr
+33.1.53.70.74.65 / +33.1.53.70.74.63