Saft Groupe: Results of stock dividend payment offer
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Results of stock dividend payment offer
Paris, 4th June 2013 - At their Annual General Meeting of 7th May 2013, Saft Groupe S.A. shareholders voted a dividend of EUR0.75 per ordinary share for 2012, with the option of a payment in shares.
The option period closed on 27th May 2013. Shareholders representing more than 53% of the share capital exercised the option of a stock dividend payment.
Accordingly, 583,596 new ordinary shares will be issued and delivered with effect from 5th June 2013.
From 5th June 2013, Saft Groupe S.A.'s share capital will be increased from 25,179,305 to 25,762,901 divided into 25,762,901 fully paid shares with a nominal value of EUR1.
The new shares will be quoted on the Eurolist market of the NYSE Euronext Paris S.A. stock exchange under the same ISIN code as the existing shares.
The dividend payment date is June 5th, 2013.
About Saft Saft (Euronext: Saft) is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced technology batteries for industry. The Group is the world's leading manufacturer of nickel batteries and primary lithium batteries for the industrial infrastructure and processes, transportation, civil and military electronics markets. Saft is the world leader in space and defence batteries with its Li-ion technologies which are also being deployed in the energy storage, transportation and telecommunication markets. Saft's 4,000 employees present in 18 countries, its 15 manufacturing sites and extensive sales network all contribute to accelerating the Group's growth for the future. For more information, visit Saft at www.saftbatteries.com
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