General meeting

Shareholders’ meetings, which can be ordinary, extraordinary or both, are held at least once a year. They are privileged encounters to inform all shareholders on the group, to discuss matters with members of the Board of Directors and the main decision-makers, to participate in making decisions and to vote on proposed resolutions.

 

  • Next General meeting

    June 14, 2019 10:30 am, Paris time

  • Location of the event

    #Cloud Business Center Le hub (auditorium)
    10 bis rue du 4 Septembre
    75002 Paris

  • How to get there ?

    • Quatre Septembre
    • Richelieu Drouot
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How to participate

How to participate in the next assembly ?

The General Meeting is composed of all the shareholders regardless of the number of their shares.

Any shareholder may be represented at the General Meeting by another shareholder, by his spouse or by the partner with whom he has entered into a civil solidarity pact.

He may also be represented by any other natural or legal person of his choice (Article L.225-106 of the French Commercial Code).

To participate, vote by mail or be represented at this meeting:

– holders of registered shares must be registered in the registered share accounts held by the company on the second working day preceding the meeting at midnight, Paris time; they have no formality of deposit to perform and will be admitted on simple justification of their identity.

– holders of bearer shares must prove their identity and shareholder status on the same date as that indicated for holders of registered shares by sending to CACEIS Corporate Trust – Centralized General Meeting Service – 14, rue Rouget de Lisle – 92862 Issy les Moulineaux cedex 09 (ct-assemblees@caceis.com) a certificate of participation issued by the authorized intermediary and justifying the registration or the accounting registration of the securities in their name or that of intermediary registered on their behalf if they are not domiciled in France.

This certificate of participation is attached to the single postal voting form or proxy form or to the application for an admission card issued in the name of the shareholder or on behalf of the shareholder represented by a registered intermediary.

A certificate of participation must also be presented by the shareholder wishing to participate physically in the meeting and who has not received his admission card on the 2nd working day preceding the meeting at midnight, Paris time.

How to apply for an admission card by postal service ?

– for registered shareholders :

Complete the single form, attached to the notice of meeting automatically received by each registered shareholder, stating that he wishes to attend the General Meeting and obtain an admission card and return it dated and signed with the help of the envelope T attached to the notice of meeting or by mail to CACEIS Corporate Trust, General Meeting Service – 14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex 9.

– for bearer shareholders:

ask the authorized intermediary who manages his securities account (hereinafter a financial intermediary) to receive an admission card.

Shareholders who have not received their admission card must present themselves on the day of the Shareholders’ Meeting directly at the special counter provided for this purpose, simply provided with a piece of identification for the registered shareholder and for the shareholder. bearer shareholder, also provided with a certificate of participation previously issued by its financial intermediary.

How to apply for an admission card by the internet ?

Shareholders wishing to participate in person at the General Meeting may apply for an admission card via the Internet as follows:

– For registered shareholders :

The registered shareholder will be able to access the VOTACCESS website, dedicated to the Shareholders’ Meeting, via the OLIS Shareholder’s website at the address https://www.nomi.olisnet.com, using the identifier entered on the voting form. or on the electronic call and following the instructions on the screen.

If you do not have your username and / or password, you can send a letter to CACEIS Corporate Trust. The login information will be sent to you by post.

– For bearer shareholders:

it is the responsibility of a bearer shareholder holding at least one share to inquire as to whether his or her account-holding institution is connected to the VOTACCESS site or, where applicable, the conditions of use of the VOTACCESS website. If the account-holding institution of the shareholder is connected to the VOTACCESS website, the shareholder must identify himself on the Internet portal of his account-keeping institution with his usual access codes. He must then follow the instructions on the screen to access the VOTACCESS website and apply for an admission card online.

How to vote by post ?

Shareholders wishing to vote by mail or by proxy in paper form must:

– for registered shareholders :

complete the single form, attached to the notice of meeting automatically received by each registered shareholder, stating that he wishes to be represented or vote by correspondence and then return it dated and signed using the envelope T attached to the notice of meeting or by mail to CACEIS Corporate Trust, General Meeting Service – 14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex 9.

– for bearer shareholders:

request the form from the financial intermediary who manages their titles, as from the date of the convening of the General Assembly, complete it stating that he wishes to be represented or vote by correspondence and then return it dated and signed, accompanied a certificate of participation issued by the financial intermediary, by mail to CACEIS Corporate Trust, General Meetings Service – 14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy-les-Moulineaux Cedex 9.

Shareholders wishing to be represented must send their single form to CACEIS Corporate Trust in the manner indicated above, it being specified that the forms must be received by CACEIS Corporate Trust duly completed and signed by D-3 at the latest, failing which they can not be taken into account.

Any shareholder who has already voted remotely, sent a proxy, requested an admission card or requested a certificate of participation can no longer choose another method of participation in the General Meeting.

How to vote by mail order ?

Shareholders may transmit their voting instructions, and appoint or remove an agent via the Internet prior to the Shareholders ‘Meeting, on the VOTACCESS website, dedicated to the Shareholders’ Meeting, under the conditions described below:

– For registered shareholders :

the registered shareholder may access the VOTACCESS website via the OLIS Shareholder website at https://www.nomi.olisnet.com by using the identifier entered on the voting form or on the electronic notice and by following the instructions on the screen.

If you do not have your username and / or password, you can send a letter to CACEIS Corporate Trust. The login information will be sent by post.

– For bearer shareholders:

it is the responsibility of a bearer shareholder holding at least one share to inquire as to whether his or her account-holding institution is connected to the VOTACCESS site or, where applicable, the conditions of use of the VOTACCESS website. If the account-holding institution of the shareholder is connected to the VOTACCESS website, the shareholder must identify himself on the Internet portal of his account-keeping institution with his usual access codes. He must then follow the instructions given on the screen in order to access the VOTACCESS website and vote or appoint or remove an agent. If the account-holding institution of the shareholder is not connected to the VOTACCESS site, it is specified that notification of the appointment and dismissal of an agent may, however, be effected electronically in accordance with the provisions of the Article R. 225-79 of the French Commercial Code, by sending an email to the following email address: ct-mandataires-assemblees@caceis.com This e-mail must include as attachment a scanned copy of the proxy voting form specifying the name , first name, address and full bank references of the shareholder as well as the surname, forename and address of the appointed or revoked representative, accompanied by the certificate of participation issued by the authorized intermediary. Shareholders must imperatively ask their financial intermediary who manages their securities account to send a written confirmation to J-2, by post to CACEIS Corporate Trust – General Meeting Service – 14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy -les-Moulineaux Cedex 9, or by email at the following address: ct-mandataires-assemblees@caceis.com Only notifications of appointment or revocation of mandates duly signed, completed, received and confirmed at the latest D-1 at 15:00 (Paris time) before the date of the General Meeting may be taken into account. In addition, only the notifications of appointment or revocation of mandates can be sent to the abovementioned e-mail address, any other request or notification relating to another object can not be taken into account and / or processed.

The VOTACCESS website for the General Meeting of June 14, 2019 will be open from
D-21 before the General metting. The possibility to vote, to mandate or to revoke an agent, or to request an admission card by Internet before the General Meeting will end on the D-1 at 15:00, Paris time.

In order to avoid any possible congestion of the VOTACCESS website, shareholders are advised not to wait until the day before the General Meeting to enter their instructions.

Any shareholder who has already voted remotely, sent a proxy, requested an admission card or requested a certificate of participation can no longer choose another method of participation in the General Meeting.

How to request the inclusion of items and draft resolutions on the agenda ?

Requests for the inclusion of additional items on the agenda (which must be reasoned) or new draft resolutions, together with the text of the draft resolutions (which may be accompanied by a brief statement of reasons) should be sent to the registered office by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt addressed to the chairman of the board of directors (ABC arbitrage – 18, rue du Quatre Septembre 75002 Paris) or electronically (at the address shareholders@abc-arbitrage.com) for a reception by the company no later than the 25th day preceding the meeting, without being able to be sent more than 20 days after the date of the notice of meeting.

The requests must be accompanied by the certificate of registration in account justifying the fraction of the capital held referred to in Article R.225-71 of the French Commercial Code.

The examination of the point or the resolution at the general meeting is subject to the transmission, by the applicants, of a new certificate of registration in account justifying the accounting registration of the securities in the same accounts the 2nd working day preceding the meeting.

How to ask a written question ?

Any shareholder may ask written questions to the company.

These questions must be sent to the registered office by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt sent to the chairman of the board of directors or electronically (to the address shareholders@abc-arbitrage.com) no later than the 4th working day preceding the Assembly. They must be accompanied by a registration certificate.

 

How to consult the documents made available to the shareholders ?

The documents referred to in Article R.225-73-1 of the French Commercial Code will be published on the company’s website (http://www.abc-arbitrage.com), at the latest on the 21st day preceding the date of publication. Assembly. The documents and information relating to this meeting will be made available to the shareholders in accordance with the legal and regulatory conditions in force at the company’s registered office.

Shareholders may obtain the documents provided for in Articles R.225-81 and R.225-83 of the French Commercial Code by request addressed to the centralizing institution in accordance with the legal and regulatory conditions in force. To do this, they must send CACEIS Corporate Trust a request form for sending documents and information.

What are the necessary documents at the general meeting ?

In an approach respectful of the environment in line with the principles described in the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) report of the ABC arbitrage group, all the documents necessary for the holding of the Combined General Meeting will be communicated within the legal deadlines. in dematerialized form.

On the day of the Combined General Assembly, only the text of the resolutions will be available in paper format. We therefore invite our shareholders to use their smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices to consult documents in session (a Wifi connection will be available) or to print before the meeting of the Combined General Meeting the documents they deem necessary.

Meeting package (French version)

Metting package for the General Assembly of June 14, 2019

All documents are available in french version 

(Documents will be posted on time, according to advanced organizational work)

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