Sopra Steria Group’s Combined General Meeting: Tuesday, 12 June 2018

PARIS--()--Regulatory News:

The Combined General Meeting of Sopra Steria Group (Paris:SOP) shareholders took place in Paris today, 12 June 2018 and was chaired by Pierre Pasquier, Chairman of Sopra Steria Group.

All 40 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 €2.40 per share in respect of 2017, with an ex-date of 3 July 2018, which will be payable as of 5 July 2018.

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.

               
Number of shares with voting rights   20,524,328
Number of shareholders attending the Meeting or being represented or voting by post   622
Number of shares attending the Meeting or being represented or voting by post   20,983,829
Participation rate in percentage of exercisable voting rights   80.55%
     
                     
      Ordinary General Meeting in favor   abstention   against
Hour   Resolution       Vote   %   Vote   %   Vote   %
15:28:42   1   Approval of the individual financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2017; approval of non-deductible expenses.   20,980,338   99.98%   509   <0.01%   2,982   0.01%
15:29:04   2   Approval of the consolidated financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2017.   20,980,732   99.99%   169   <0.01%   2,928   0.01%
15:29:26   3   Appropriation of earnings and determination of the dividend.   20,777,952   99.02%   43   <0.01%   205,834   0.98%
15:29:47   4   Approval of agreements governed by Article L. 225-38 et seq. of the French Commercial Code.   16,790,927   80.02%   220   <0.01%   4,192,682   19.98%
15:30:11   5   Approval of items of compensation paid or alloted in respect of financial year 2017 to Pierre Pasquier, Chairman.   20,919,589   99.69%   617   <0.01%   63,623   0.30%
15:30:34   6   Approval of items of compensation paid or alloted in respect of financial year 2017 to Vincent Paris, Chief Executive Officer.   17,776,513   84.72%   99   <0.01%   3,207,217   15.28%
15:30:56   7   Approval of the principles and criteria for the determination, distribution and allocation of items of compensation for the Chairman.   20,907,372   99.64%   189   <0.01%   76,268   0.36%
15:31:18   8   Approval of the principles and criteria for the determination, distribution and allocation of items of compensation for the Chief Executive Officer.   20,738,140   98.83%   179   <0.01%   245,510   1.17%
15:31:39   9   Setting of directors’ fees at €500,000.   20,769,416   98.98%   79   <0.01%   214,334   1.02%
15:32:02   10   Reappointment of a Principal Statutory Auditor.   20,912,588   99.66%   232   <0.01%   71,009   0.34%
15:32:24   11   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.   20,956,243   99.87%   172   <0.01%   27,414   0.13%
        Extraordinary General Meeting            
15:32:47   12   Authorisation for the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to retire any shares that the Company may have acquired under the terms of share buyback programmes and to reduce the share capital accordingly.   20,776,464   99.01%   49   <0.01%   207,316   0.99%
15:33:11   13   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital, with preemptive rights for existing shareholders, by issuing ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities issued by the Company, up to a maximum of 40% of the share capital.   20,583,736   98.09%   151   <0.01%   399,942   1.91%
15:33:41   14   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital, without preemptive rights for existing shareholders, by issuing ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities issued by the Company, in the context of public offerings, up to a maximum of 20% of the share capital, falling to 10% of the share capital in the absence of priority rights.   20,622,189   98.28%   259   <0.01%   361,381   1.72%
15:34:11   15   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital, without preemptive rights for existing shareholders, by issuing ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities issued by the Company, by way of a private placement as provided for in paragraph II, Article L. 411-2 of the French Monetary and Financial Code, up to a maximum of 10% of the share capital.   20,303,963   96.76%   654   <0.01%   679,212   3.24%
15:34:35   16   Determination of the issue price of ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or giving the right to an allotment of the Company’s debt securities for up to a maximum of 10% of the share capital a year in the context of an increase in the share capital without preemptive subscription rights for existing shareholders.   20,396,355   97.20%   284   <0.01%   587,190   2.80%
15:35:09   17   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide, with or without preemptive rights for existing shareholders, to increase the number of ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities to be issued by the Company, up to a maximum of 15% of the initial issue.   19,920,062   94.93%   741   <0.01%   1,063,026   5.07%
15:35:36   18   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to issue ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities issued by the Company, without preemptive rights for existing shareholders, in return for contributions in kind, up to a maximum of 10% of the share capital.   20,559,296   97.98%   181   <0.01%   424,352   2.02%
15:36:03   19   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to issue ordinary shares and/or securities giving access to equity and/or entitling the holder to an allotment of debt securities issued by the Company, without preemptive rights for existing shareholders, in return for shares tendered to a public exchange offer, up to a maximum of 10% of the share capital.   20,630,472   98.32%   3,103   0.01%   350,254   1.67%
15:36:35   20   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital by capitalising premiums, reserves, earnings or other amounts that may be capitalised.   20,983,298   >99.99%   230   <0.01%   301   <0.01%
15:36:59   21   Delegation to be given to the Board of Directors, for a period of 18 months, to issue share subscription warrants to be allotted to the shareholders free of charge in the event of a takeover bid, up to a nominal amount equal to the amount of the share capital.   13,505,412   64.36%   213   <0.01%   7,478,204   35.64%
15:37:29   22   Delegation of powers to the Board of Directors, for a period of 26 months, to decide to increase the share capital, without preemptive 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.   20,973,713   99.95%   122   <0.01%   9,994   0.05%
15:37:54   23   Authorisation for the Board of Directors, for a period of 38 months, to allot free shares to employees and officers of the Company and companies in the same Group, up to a maximum of 3% of the share capital.   19,846,506   94.58%   206   <0.01%   1,137,117   5.42%
15:38:27   24   Amendment to the stipulations of Article 14 of the Articles of Association concerning Directors’ terms of office and the introduction of procedures for staggering Directors’ terms of office.   17,353,629   82.70%   194   <0.01%   3,630,006   17.30%
15:38:53   25   Change in the age limit associated with the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors and corresponding amendment to Article 15 of the Articles of Association.   20,434,447   97.38%   315   <0.01%   549,067   2.62%
15:39:20   26   Appointment of Jean-Bernard Rampini as a Non-Voting Director for a term of two years.   15,061,134   71.77%   2,574   0.01%   5,920,121   28.21%
        Ordinary General Meeting                        
15:39:47   27   Reappointment of Pierre Pasquier as a Director   16,455,005   78.42%   117   <0.01%   4,528,707   21.58%
15:40:10   28   Reappointment of Éric Pasquier as a Director   17,288,977   82.39%   228   <0.01%   3,694,624   17.61%
15:40:35   29   Reappointment of Sopra GMT as a Director   16,092,697   76.69%   159   <0.01%   4,890,973   23.31%
15:40:57   30   Reappointment of Astrid Anciaux as a Director   20,711,845   98.70%   164   <0.01%   271,820   1.30%
15:41:18   31   Reappointment of Éric Hayat as a Director   16,049,316   76.48%   173   <0.01%   4,934,340   23.51%
15:41:39   32   Reappointment of Solfrid Skilbrigt as a Director   20,711,843   98.70%   183   <0.01%   271,803   1.30%
15:42:01   33   Reappointment of Jean-Luc Placet as a Director   20,544,542   97.91%   335   <0.01%   438,952   2.09%
15:42:21   34   Reappointment of Sylvie Rémond as a Director   20,862,541   99.42%   2,953   0.01%   118,335   0.56%
15:42:44   35   Reappointment of Marie-Hélène Rigal-Drogerys as a Director   17,383,941   82.84%   2,936   0.01%   3,596,952   17.14%
15:43:06   36   Reappointment of Jean-François Sammarcelli as a Director   20,737,019   98.82%   3,052   0.01%   243,758   1.16%
15:43:28   37   Reappointment of Jessica Scale as a Director   20,881,751   99.51%   619   <0.01%   101,459   0.48%
15:43:53   38   Appointment of Javier Monzón as a new Director   20,857,961   99.40%   2,548   0.01%   123,320   0.59%
15:44:15   39   Appointment of Michael Gollner as a new Director   20,880,861   99.51%   680   <0.01%   102,288   0.49%
15:44:35   40   Powers granted to carry out all legal formalities.   20,980,144   99.98%   3,331   0.02%   354   <0.01%

Contacts

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

Contacts

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