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Thessaloniki Port Authority S.A. announces that, the Annual General Meeting of the Company’s Shareholders was held on 8 June 2011 at the Warehouse D’, 1st Port Pier and was attended in conformity by 17 shareholders attending either in person or by proxy and representing 7.957.095 shares, i.e. 78.93% of the Company’s paid-up share capital. The Meeting deliberated on the items of the Agenda and, after a voting procedure held as provided for by the law, resolved as follows:

  1. By 7.957.095 valid votes representing 78.93% 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 for approval of the Annual Financial Statements for the accounting period from 01.01.2010 to 31.12.2010, of the relevant Board of Directors’ and Independent Auditor’s reports.
  2. By 7.957.095 valid votes representing 78.93% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority of 100% represented shares and votes for Item 2 of the Agenda for the distribution of a dividend in the sum of €0.21 per share which, after deduction of tax at 21%, results in a net payable dividend per share of €0.1659. Ex date of the above dividend payment shall be 19 July 2011 and the procedure for payment of the dividend to the beneficiaries shall commence on 26 July 2911.
  3. By 7.957.095 valid votes representing 78.93% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved, by a majority of 100% represented shares and votes for, Item 3 of the Agenda Company’s Independent Auditors from any liability for damages in connection with the management of the accounting period from 1.1.2010 to 31.12.2010.
  4. By 7.957.095 valid votes representing 78.93% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved, by a majority of 7.950.058 represented shares and votes for, i.e. by a majority of 99,93% of the shares represented, Item 4 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. In particular, the Meeting elected as regular auditors: CHRISTODOULOS SEFERIS (ICPA Reg. No. 23431) and IOANNIS PSYHOUNTAKIS (ICPA Reg. No. 20161), and NIKOLAO ARGYROU (ICPA Reg. No. 15511) and DESPINA XENAKH (ICPA Reg. No. 14161) appointed as alternate auditors.
  5. By 7.957.095 valid votes representing 78.93% of the paid-up share capital, the Meeting approved unanimously, i.e. by a majority of 100% represented shares and votes for, Item 5 of the Agenda concerning the approval of the fees paid to the Members of the Board of Directors for the accounting period from 01.01.2010 to 31.12.2010 and the pre-approval of their fees for the current accounting period.
  6. Regarding Item 6 of the Agenda, the Chairman of the General Meeting informed the shareholders of the course of Company affairs. This was followed by the exchange of views between the Shareholders and the Chairman regarding the Company’s results and prospects.

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 8 June 2011, the dividend for the financial year 2010 amounts to 0.21 euros per share, which dividend is subject to 21% withholding tax, according to the Law 3943/2011 and therefore the net final amount payable will be 0.1659 Euro per share.

Ex-dividend date is 19 July 2011. 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 21 July, 2011 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009, corporate actions take place based on "record date".Based on the new 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 26 July 2011 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 identity 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. 2310/593-320,134, Building of Technical Support, Gate 11 in the Port of Thessaloniki).


Προαναγγελία Γενικής Συνέλευσης & σχετικές πληροφορίες. [pdf]

Thessaloniki Port Authority sa announces the financial calendar for the year 2011 in accordance with article 4.1.4.3.1 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:
  • Announcement of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2010, Wednesday, 23 March 2010.
  • Publication of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2010, Thursday 24 March 2010.
  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts Thursday, 5 May 2011.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting Wednesday , 8 June 2011.
  • Ex-dividend date Tuesday, 19 July 2011.
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" Thursday, 21 July 2011 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009 corporate actions take place based on " record date" replacing the " trade date" rule. Based on the new rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant "record date").
The dividend payment will start on Tuesday, 26 July 2011.
Dividend payment will be carried out through a credit institution.
The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.

 

A presentation of Thessaloniki Port Authority to analysts has taken place, on Thursday, May 5, 2011.

During the presentation Mr S.Aggeloudis, Chairman & CEO, has made reference to the company's strategic objectives & designed and under-materialization investments while Mrs A. Voska, General Director of the General Management of Administrative and Financial Support, presented the statistic and financial data for the fiscal year 2010.

The financial data for 2010 were evaluated as particularly satisfactory, and as regards the results for the first quarter of the fiscal year 2011 the company's evaluations are positive.

Thessaloniki Port Authority sa announces the financial calendar for the year 2011 in accordance with article 4.1.4.3.1 of the Athens Exchange Rulebook:

  • Announcement of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2010, Wednesday 23 March 2010.
  • Publication of the financial statements of Thpa sa, for the corporate use 2010, Thursday 24 March 2010.
  • Presentation of the company's financial results to analysts, Thursday 5 May 2011.
  • Annual General Shareholders Meeting Friday, 10 June 2011.
  • Ex-dividend date Tuesday, 19 July 2011.
  • Dividend beneficiaries "Record date" Thursday, 21 July 2011 (in accordance with the new ATHEX rulebook, starting on 1.1.2009 corporate actions take place based on " record date" replacing the " trade date" rule. Based on the new rule, beneficiaries of the dividend are those investors who are registered in the DSS on the relevant "record date").
 

The dividend payment will start on Tuesday, 26 July 2011.
Dividend payment will be carried out through a credit institution.
The company will issue a newer announcement on the dividend payment procedure.