The Ordina N.V. General Meeting (AGM) today adopted the financial statements for the 2021 financial year. The AGM also approved the cash dividend proposal of 15.8 eurocents per share.
Adoption of the financial statements and dividend for the 2021 financial year
Ordina N.V.’s AGM this afternoon adopted the financial statements for the 2021 financial year. The meeting also adopted the proposal for a cash dividend of 15.8 eurocents per Ordina N.V. ordinary share for 2021, to be charged to the net profit for 2021. Ordina N.V. shares will be listed ex-dividend on 11 April 2022. The record date is 12 April 2022 and the dividend will be payable on 19 April 2022, subject to the deduction of dividend tax.
The AGM reappointed Mr. J. (Johan) van Hall and Ms. C.E. (Caroline) Princen as members of the Supervisory Board for a term of two years and four years respectively.
Reappointment of Ernst & Young Accountants
The AGM reappointed Ernst & Young Accountants as Ordina N.V.’s external auditor for the financial years 2023 and 2024.
Motion to cancel ordinary shares held by Ordina
The AGM resolved to cancel ordinary shares purchased by Ordina pursuant to the buy-back mandate granted to implement the share buy-back programmes initiated by Ordina for the purposes of reducing its capital, with the number of shares to be cancelled to be determined by the Management Board and the cancellation allowed to take place in tranches.
As is customary, the AGM granted a number of authorisations: firstly, to the Management Board of Ordina N.V. to purchase treasury shares up to a maximum of 10% of the outstanding share capital; secondly, to the Management Board to issue new shares in Ordina N.V. up to a maximum of 5% of the outstanding share capital and to restrict or exclude pre-emptive rights, if necessary.