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Thessaloniki Port Authority SA announces change of the financial calendar for the year 2014 in accordance with article4.1.4.3.1 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:

  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts Thursday, 8 May 2014.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting Wednesday, 4 June 2014.
  • Ex-dividend date Wednesday, 16 July 2014.
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" Friday, 18 July 2014.
  • The dividend payment will start on Wednesday , 23 July 2014. The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.

 THPA SA reserves the right to change the above dates, following relevant notification to the public.

Thessaloniki Port Authority SA announces the financial calendar for the year 2014 in accordance with articles 4.1.2  and  4.1.4.3.1 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:

  • Publication of the annual financial statements of THPA  SA, for the corporate use 2013, Thursday 27 March 2014. Data and information & Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year 2013 will be released at the Company’s website (www.thpa.gr) as well as at the website of the Athens Exchange (www.helex.gr).
  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts Thursday, 10 April  2014.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting Wednesday, 4 June 2014.
  • Ex-dividend date Wednesday, 16 July 2014.
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" Friday, 18 July 2014.
  • The dividend payment will start on Wednesday , 23 July 2014. The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.

THPA SA reserves the right  to change the above dates, following relevant notification to the public.

Thessaloniki Port Authority sa informs the investing public, that at the meeting of the company’s BoD on 14/03/2014, was announced the resignation of Mr. Charalampos Topalidis from his position as an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors.

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces that, the Annual General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders was held on 27th June 2013 at the Warehouse D’, 1st Port Pier and was attended in conformity by 21 shareholders attending either in person or by proxy and representing 8.111.928 shares, i.e. 80,4755% of the Company’s paid-up share capital. The Meeting deliberated on the items of the Agenda and, after a voting procedure was held as provided for by the law, resolved as follows:

  1. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority 100%, represented shares and votes for Item 1 of the Agenda concerning the submission and approval of the Annual Financial Statements for the 13th fiscal year (01.01.2012 to 31.12.2012), accompanied by the annual Management Report by the Board of Directors, the Independent Auditors’ Report and the Corporate Governance Statement.
  2. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority 100%, represented shares and votes for Item 2 of the Agenda concerning the distribution of dividend to the company’s Shareholders which amounts to 1,50 euro per share, which dividend is subject to 25% withholding tax, and therefore the net final amount payable will be 1,1250 euro per share. The Ex-dividend date was set for 17th July 2013, the Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" was set for 19th July 2013 and the dividend shall be paid on 23rd July 2013.
  3. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority 100%, represented shares and votes for Item 3 of the Agenda concerning the release of the Board of Directors members and of the Company’s Independent Auditors from any and all liability regarding the proceedings of the Company’s 13th fiscal year.
  4. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority 100%, represented shares and votes for Item 3 of the Agenda concerning the approval of the fees – remunerations paid to BoD members of the fiscal year 2012, and pre-approval of their fees - remunerations that will paid during the next fiscal year.
  5. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved by a majority of 8.109.167, i.e. by a majority of 80,4481% of the shares and votes represented, Item 5 of the Agenda concerning the assignment of the Company’s regular audit for the current accounting period to the auditing firm “ERNST & YOUNG (GREECE) CHARTERED AUDITORS – ACCOUNTANTS S.A.” having its registered office in Athens, 11th kl. Athens – Lamia national road 14451, Metamorfosi, with Company ICPA Reg. No. 107.
  6. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved by a majority of 8.108.867, i.e. by a majority of 80,4451% of the shares and votes represented, Item 6 of the Agenda concerning amendments to the Company’s Articles 6 and 7 of Association as follows:
    Article 6 paragraph 2 of the codified Articles of Association states 
    “Company shares can be entered for trading in the Athens Stock Exchange, or to any official international Stock Exchange upon decision of the Shareholders’ General Assembly provided that the participation rate of the Greek State in the share capital remains at least 51%”.
    The Amendment goes as follows:
    “Company shares can be entered for trading not only in the Athens Stock Exchange, but also to any official international Stock Exchange upon decision of the Shareholders’ General Assembly”.
    Article 7 of the codified Articles of Association states: 
    “The Company’s share capital can be increased, without an amendment of the Articles of Association and certification of the settlement of the amount of increase, upon a decision of the General Assembly by issuing new shares and specifying the disposal of the shares, provided that any increase does not result in a decrease of the participation of the Greek State below 51%.
    The Amendment goes as follows:
    “Upon decision of the General Assembly, the Company’s share capital can be increased following amendment of the Articles of Association and certification of the settlement of the amount of increase. That same decision shall set the amount by which the share capital will be increased, the manner in which the said increase will be carried out, the number and the type of shares to be issued, their nominal value and price, as well as the deadline for the full settlement of the amount”.
  7. By 8.111.928 valid votes representing 80.4755% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved by a majority of 8.108.867, i.e. by a majority of 80,44511% of the shares and votes represented, the appointment of Mr Alexandros Chloros as a new member of the Board of Directors, replacing Mr Saoulidis after his resignation on 20/3/2013, as suggested by  HRADF SA.
  8. The above items were followed by the exchange of views between the Chairman, Shareholders, attending journalists and the representatives of THPA employers and dock-workers.

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces that, according to the Article 4.1.3.4 of the Athens Exchange Regulation and following the decision of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 27 June 2013, the dividend for the financial year 2012 amounts to 1,50 euros per share, which dividend is subject to 25% withholding tax, according to the Law 3943/2011, article 14 and therefore the net final amount payable will be 1,1250 euro per share.

Ex-dividend date was set for 17th July 2013. As from that date, the company's shares will be traded at the ASE without a dividend right.

Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" was set for 19th July 2013, in accordance with the ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009, corporate actions take place based on "record date".

Based on the rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant "record date".

The dividend shall be paid on 23rd July 2013 by EFG EUROBANK Ergasias bank S.A., as follows:

  1. Through the Dematerialised Securities System Operators for those shareholders who have authorized their operators for the dividend payment.
  2. Through the branch network of EFG Eurobank Ergasias S.Α., for the shareholders who have not authorized a DSS/SAT Operator or have requested an exception from their DSS/SAT Operator.
  3. For those shareholders, who, for any reason, cannot be credited through their Operators, dividend payment can be received in person or through their legal representatives from EFG EUROBANK Ergasias throughout its branch network upon presenting their ID card or a dully authenticated authorization in case of a proxy.

Dividends not collected within five years are written off in favour of the Greek State.

For additional information, shareholders may contact the company's Finance Investor Relations Department, (tel. 2310/593-320, Building of Technical Support, Gate 11 in the Port of Thessaloniki).

 

Revised invitation to the General Ordinary Meeting [pdf]