What are the benefits of owning registered shared? How to transfer Sodexo shares?
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The shares are registered directly and solely on the books of the issuing company, which enables the company to provide shareholders with a personal service and to offer them specific benefits:
an exoneration from custodianship and management fees (for pure registered shares only);
personalized information on all financial transactions;
access to information in connection with the management of shares provided by Société Générale:
Société Générale Nantes (France): + 33 (0) 2 51 85 52 47
Société Générale website: www.nominet.socgen.com
Or Sodexo: + 33 (0) 1 57 75 80 54
the possibility to attend the General Meeting with a minimum of formalities;
double voting rights and, effective for 2014, a dividend premium of 10% (1) for shares held more than four years and limlited to 0.5% of issued capital per shareholder.
|Reference date for registration of shares to qualify for the dividend premium||Right to dividend premium on dividend for the fiscal year ended:|
Dividend premium of 10% earned if the shares are registered continuously since at least the reference date up until the dividend payment date*:
|ISIN codes for managing registered shares |
|August 31, 2009||August 31, 2013||February 2014|| FR0011071869|
|August 31, 2010||August 31, 2014||February 2015|| FR0011071885|
|August 31, 2011||August 31, 2015||February 2016|| FR0011071893|
|August 31, 2012||August 31, 2016||February 2017|| FR0011285121|
*Dates provided for indicative purposes only and are subject to the decision to pay a dividend as adopted by the Annual Shareholders' Meeting.
(1) Sodexo’s fiscal year starts on September 1 of each year. The first dividend premium payment will be made in 2014 for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2013 for shareholders holding registered shares (pure or administrated) since August 31, 2009 and up until the payment of the dividend, subject to the decision to pay a dividend as adopted by the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in 2014.
How to transfer Sodexo shares
To transform your Sodexo shares into registered and managed shares, simply send a written request to your financial intermediary. In order to facilitate this procedure, you may download the form.
Your financial intermediary will then take the appropriate steps with Société Générale. Once Société Générale receives and acknowledges your application, the shareholding unit will send you a registration note and will become your sole point of contact in respect of the shares involved.