Results of the option to receive the 2015 interim dividend in shares
On 4 November 2015, the Board of Directors of EDF declared a 2015 interim dividend of €0.57 per share and offered, under the conditions set by the fourth resolution at the Ordinary General Meeting of 19 May 2015, the option for shareholders to receive the interim dividend in new shares of the Company.
The period for exercising the option ran from 20 November 2015 to 8 December 2015 inclusive. At the end of the option period, 85.63% of rights were exercised in favor of receiving the payment for the 2015 interim dividend in shares.
60,130,559 new shares will be issued, representing 3.23% of the Company’s share capital on the basis of the current share capital. The share price for the new shares to be issued as payment of the 2015 interim dividend was set at €15.07 on 4 November 2015.
The settlement and delivery of the new shares as well as their admission to trading on the Euronext Paris will occur on 18 December 2015. The shares will carry immediate dividend rights and will be fully assimilated with existing shares already listed.
The total remaining cash dividend to be paid to shareholders who did not elect to receive the 2015 interim dividend in shares amounts to c. €152.05 million and the date for the payment in cash is set for 18 December 2015. The amount of the cash adjustment to be paid to shareholders who opted for the interim dividend payment in shares stands at around €0.46 million.
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