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THPA SA announces that, at the meeting of the Board of Directors No.576 dated 31.08.2017, Mr.George Tozidis submitted his resignation, by an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors/THPA. SA and by a member of the Audit Committee, following his appointment as Head of the newly established Regional Office of the Public Authority of Port of Thessaloniki, published by Government Sheet 2855/17.08.2017 Second Issue.

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces the voting results during  the Annual General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders that was held on 7th  July  2017 at the hotel Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki where  was attended in conformity by 13  shareholders, attending either in person or by proxy and representing 7,911,387 shares, i.e. 78.4859% of the Company’s paid-up share capital, as follows:

  1. Approved the Annual Financial Statements for the 17th fiscal year (01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016), accompanied by the Annual Management Report by the Board of Directors, the Independent Auditors’ Report and the Corporate Governance Statement. The voting results on the 1st item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,087 (78.4829% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,087
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 300

  2. Approved the distribution of dividend to the company’s Shareholders which amounts to 0,49 euro per share, which dividend is subject to 15% withholding tax, and therefore the net final amount payable will be 0,4165 euro per share. The ex-dividend date was set on 31th July 2017, the dividend beneficiaries "Record Date" was set on 1st August 2017 and the dividend shall be paid on 4th August 2017. The voting results on the 2nd item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,906,687
      - Against: 4,700
    • Abstain: 0

  3. Approved the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Company’s Independent Auditors from all liability regarding the proceedings of the Company’s 17th fiscal year. The voting results on the 3rd item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,909,887
      - Against: 1500
    • Abstain: 0

  4. After the relevant recommendation of TAIPED with 74.2678% of the company’s share capital, approved as the auditing company for the financial year 2017, “ERNST & YOUNG (HELLAS) CERTIFIED AUDITORS ACCOUNTANTS SA) having its registered office in Athens, Chimarras street 8B, 15125 Maroussi, with company SOEL registered No.107 with an audit fee of 46,500 euros. The voting results on the 4th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,486,194
      - Against: 425,193
    • Abstain: 0

  5. Approved the fees – remunerations paid to BoD members of the fiscal year 2016 and pre-approved their fees - remunerations that will paid during the next fiscal year. The voting results on the 5th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,909,342
      - Against: 2,045
    • Abstain: 0

  6. Elected as members of the Audit Committee:
    • Dimitrios Routos, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a retired bank employee with knowledge in auditing and accounting
    • George Tozidis, retired banker
    • Christos Vogiatzis, Accounting Tax Consultant with first class certification in accounting
    It also approved the consolidation of the two Audit Committees. The voting results on the 6th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,387
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 0

  7. Approved the expenditure for the repair of the patrol vessel (PLS 125), which is vital for the security of the Port of Thessaloniki and the implementation of the ISPS Code of up to 55,000 euros plus V.A.T. The voting results on the 7th item were as follows:
    • Number of shares for valid votes given 7,911,387 (78.4859% of the share capital with voting rights), out of which:
      - For: 7,911,387
      - Against: 0
    • Abstain: 0

  8. By the proposal of TAIPED, the subject regarding the amendment of article 10 of the ThPA SA statute was not discussed and no decision was taken.

  9. Announcements
    The General Meeting ratified the appointment of Mr. Constantinos Tsiapakidis, Chairman of the Council of the Fourth Municipal Community of the City of Thessaloniki, as an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors and representative of the municipality of Thessaloniki, in replacement of the resigned Deputy Mayor Mr. Georgios Dimarelos, in accordance with the decision number 816/2017 of the Municipal Council of Thessaloniki, for the rest of Mr. Georgios Dimarelos term, until 05/11/2019.

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces that, according to the Article 4.1.3.4 of the Athens Exchange Regulation and following the decisions of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 7th July 2017, the dividend for the financial year 2016 amounts to 0,49 € per share, which dividend is subject to 15% withholding tax, net final amount payable will be 0,4165 € per share, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 11 of article 112 of Law 4387/2016 as in force after the publication of Law 4389/2016 and its directives POL1068/2016.

The ex-dividend date was set on Monday, July 31, 2017. From this date, the Company's shares will be traded on the Athens Stock Exchange, without the right to receive a dividend.

The Record Date was set on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. According to the ATHEX regulations, the beneficiaries of the dividend are the investors who are registered in the DSS records as beneficiaries of the aforementioned Record Date.

The payment of the dividend was set on Friday, August 4, 2017, by the paying bank «Eurobank Ergasias SA» as follows:

  1. Through the operators of securities accounts in the DSS, for those shareholders who have authorized their operators to collect the dividend.
  2. By depositing in the International Bank Account Number (IBAN), where the investor has declared that he wishes to receive the distributed amounts according to article 13 of the DSS Operation Regulation and the decision No. 6 of BoD of ATHEXCSD, as applicable to investors who do not wish to receive them through their operators. It concerns investors who have declared IBAN to the paying bank «Eurobank Ergasias SA».
  3. Through the branch network of «Eurobank Ergasias SA», for those shareholders who have requested the non-collection of dividends by their operators or have revoked the relevant authorization for DSS operators, or whose shares are held in the Special Account of ATHEXCSD. These shareholders will be able to collect the dividend either by themselves or by their legally authorized representatives at «Eurobank Ergasias SA» throughout its branch network by presenting their police Identity or the relevant authorization of the beneficiary with a verified signature by a Public Authority.

Dividends that will not be recovered within five (5) years are forfeited in favor of the Greek State.

For further information, the Company's Shareholders may contact the Company's Shareholders Financial Department (tel. 2310 593-320, ThPA Technical Service Building, Gate 11, Port of Thessaloniki).

In addition, the contact details of the paying bank "Eurobank Ergasias SA" are as follows: Domestic Markets Custody Operations Division, Corporate Actions Division, Iolkou 8 and Filiki Etairia 14234 N.Ionia, telephone numbers 21035.22.085 and 21035.22.270.

Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces the voting results during the Annual General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders that was held on 7th July 2017 at the hotel Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki where was attended in conformity by 13 shareholders, attending either in person or by proxy and representing 7.911.387 shares, i.e. 78,4859% of the Company’s paid-up share capital, as follows:

  1. Approved the Annual Financial Statements for the 17th fiscal year (01.01.2016 to 31.12.2016), accompanied by the Annual Management Report by the Board of Directors, the Independent Auditors’ Report and the Corporate Governance Statement.
  2. Approved the distribution of dividend to the company’s Shareholders which amounts to 0,49euro per share, which dividend is subject to 15% withholding tax, and therefore the net final amount payable will be 0,4165 euro per share. The cut-off date was set for 31th July 2017, the dividend beneficiaries "Record date" was set for 1st August 2017 and the dividend shall be paid on 4th August 2017.
  3. Approved the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Company’s Independent Auditors from all liability regarding the proceedings of the Company’s 17th fiscal year.    
  4. Approved 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.” with a fee of 46.500€, having its registered office in Athens, Chimaras 8B, 15125 Marousi, with Company SOEL Reg. No.107.
  5. Approved the fees – remunerations paid to BoD members of the fiscal year 2016, and pre-approved their fees - remunerations that will paid during the next fiscal year.
  6. Elected as members of the Audit Committee:

Dimitrios Routos, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a retired bank employee with knowledge in auditing and accounting

George Toozidis, a retired bank employee

Christos Vogiatzis, Accountant Tax Consultant with A’ Class Degree in accounting

It also approved the consolidation of the two Audit Committees.

  1. Approved the expenditure for the repair of the patrol vessel (PLS 125), which is vital for the security of the Port of Thessaloniki and the implementation of the ISPS Code of up to 55,000€ plus V.A.T.
  1. The issue of the amendment of article 10 of the ThPA SA statute after the proposal of TAIPED, was not discussed and no decision was taken.
  2. Announcements

THPA S.A. announces during the Ordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Company dated 7th of July 2017, the appointment of Mr. Constantinos Tsiapakidis as an independent non-executive member of the Board of Directors of ThPA SA. Mr. Constantinos Tsiapakidis was appointed as a new representative of the Municipality of Thessaloniki in replacement of the resigned Mr. Georgios Dimarelos for the remaining of his term.

ThPA SA announces that at the meeting of the company’s BoD, on 06/07/2017, a new representative of the Municipality of Thessaloniki was appointed Mr. Konstantinos Tsiapakidιs, Chairman of the Council of the 4th Municipal Community of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, in place of the resigned Mr. Georgios Dimarelos, for the remaining of his term.

Revised Invitation to the General Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting 2017 and related information

Invitation [pdf]

Related information [zip]