Notice of meeting - Preparatory documents
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COMBINED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF 22 MAY 2013
Preparatory documents for the Combined Annual General Meeting of 22 May 2013
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France, May 3rd , 2013 - The Combined Annual General Meeting of Bureau Veritas Registre international de classification de navires et d'aéronefs (the "Company") will be held place on Wednesday May 22, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at the following address: Eurosites, 28 avenue George V, 75008 Paris, for the purpose of discussing the agenda and the draft resolutions indicated in the preliminary notice of meeting published in the legal gazette "Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires" n°40 of April 3, 2013 (http://www.journal-officiel.gouv.fr/balo/) and on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com).
The main instructions for participating and voting at the Meeting are described in the above mentioned preliminary notice of meeting as well as in the notice of meeting published in the legal gazette, "Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires" n°53 (http://www.journal-officiel.gouv.fr/balo/) and in the legal newspaper "Les Petites Affiches" of May 3, 2013. Said notices are available on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com).
A file "notice of meeting" including the agenda, the draft resolutions and the main instructions for participating and voting at the Meeting has been sent to shareholders holding shares in registered form. This document is also available on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com).
The documents referred to in article R.225-73-1 of the French Commercial Code are available on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com) under Shareholders Information / Annual General Meeting, since Tuesday April 30, 2013.
All other preparatory documents pertaining to the Meeting are available to shareholders at the Company's registered office and/or on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com), under Shareholders Information / Annual General Meeting, in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory provisions.
Shareholders may also request until the fifth day (inclusive) prior to the Meeting, i.e., until Friday May 17, 2013 included, that the documents and information referred to in articles R.225-81 and R.225-83 of the French Commercial Code be sent to them under the following conditions:
* for shareholders whose shares are held in registered form in the main register managed by BNP Paribas Securities Services: to BNP Paribas Securities Services - CTS - Assemblées Générales, Grands Moulins de Pantin - 9, rue du Débarcadère 93761 Pantin cedex, France;
* for shareholders whose shares are held in registered form in the employee sub-register managed by CACEIS Corporate Trust: to CACEIS Corporate Trust, Assemblées Générales Centralisées, 14 rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy-les-Moulineaux cedex 09, France;
* for shareholders holding bearer shares: either to the financial agent whose manages their shares, or, provided they attach to their request a certificate of attendance issued by their financial agent, directly to BNP Paribas Securities Services, at the above address.
The other documents and information that must be made available pursuant to legal and regulatory provisions are available to shareholders in accordance with applicable legal and regulatory provisions at either the Company's registered office or on the Company's website as appropriate (www.bureauveritas.com).
Please note that the Company 2012 Registration Document (Document de Référence) filed on March 22, 2013 with the Autorité des marchés financiers is available on the Company's website (www.bureauveritas.com) and on the website of the Autorité des marchés financiers (www.amf-france.org). The Company 2012 Registration Document includes in particular the annual financial report, the report of the Chairman of the Board of Directors with special reporting on the internal auditing and risk management procedures implemented by the Company, as well as the statutory auditors' fees for the financial year ending on December 31, 2012.
About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas is a world leader in con formity assessment and certification services. Created in 1828, the Group has almost 59,000 employees in around 1,330 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries. Bureau Veritas helps its clients to improve their performances by offering services and innovative solutions in order to ensure that their assets, products, infrastructures and processes meet standards and regulations in terms of quality, health and safety, environmental protection and social responsibiity. Bureau Veritas is listed on Euronext Paris and belongs to the Next 20 index (Compartment A, code ISIN FR 0006174348, stock symbol: BVI).
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Press release - May 3rd 2013
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