Netgem's shareholders endorse move to services strategy
* Shareholders approve the transfer of the Platform activity to Vitis /
* Founding shareholders opting for payment in shares of their dividend
* New governance for the Group
Paris, May 14th, 2019
The General Meeting of Shareholders, chaired by Joseph Haddad, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer, met today at Netgem's head office in Courbevoie.
Holders of 45,5% of the shares were present or represented. All resolutions
approved by the Board of Directors were adopted.
Joseph Haddad presented to the shareholders the new market drivers for Netgem
in the connected home. Mr. Mathias Hautefort, the Group's new Chief Executive
Officer as from July 1st, presented the activity of Videofutur and the new
services made possible thanks to the multi-screen platform, the transfer of
which was approved.
The General Meeting also decided to set the dividend at EUR 0.10 per share,
with the option of payment in shares. The founding shareholders indicated that
they would choose this option. In application of this decision, the price per
share for the dividend payment in kind was set at 0.97 euro. The dividend will
be detached on May 20, 2019 and paid as of June 11, 2019.
* Shareholder meeting May 14th, 2019
* Half Year 2019 activity August 1st, 2019, before stock market opening
* Q1 2019 activity October 17, 2019, before stock market opening
NETGEM is the pioneer of the connected home, with the invention of the Box in
1996, and the co-creation of the independent operator of services for the very
high-speed and Fiber in France, under the brand VideoFutur. Millions of homes
around the world today use the NETGEM Box, under brands of our distribution
partners, operators of telecommunications services and entertainment. NETGEM is
listed on Euronext Paris Compartment C (ISIN: FR0004154060, Reuters: ETGM.PA,
Bloomberg: NTG: FP)