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Gemalto announces voting results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

 
Amsterdam, May 23, 2013 - Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announces that its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”), held today in the Netherlands, voted as follows.

The AGM approved ten resolutions, including:
  • Adoption of the Company's 2012 financial statements.
  • Distribution of a cash dividend of €0.34 per share in respect of the financial year 2012. The time schedule related to the dividend payment will be as follows:
    May 27, 2013:
    Ex-dividend date, i.e. the date as of which shares are traded without the right to the     dividend.
    May 29, 2013:
    Dividend record date, i.e. the date on which the positions of the shareholders need to be recorded as per close of business in order to be entitled to the distribution.
    May 30, 2013:
    Payment date of dividend.


    Gemalto shares will trade ex-dividend as from the beginning of the trading session on May 27, 2013. Holders of Gemalto shares on May 27, 2013 who would not have previously sold their shares will be able to freely trade their shares on the stock exchange as from such date and will not need to block their shares until the payment date of the dividend to benefit from such dividend.
  • Appointment of Ms. Homaira Akbari as Non-executive Board member, as well as the reappointment of Mr. Buford Alexander and Mr. John Ormerod as Non-executive Board members.
The AGM did not approve the following proposals:
  • Amendment of the Articles of Association of Gemalto (Agenda item 8).
  • Extension of authorization of the Board to issue shares and to grant rights to acquire shares in the share capital of Gemalto and to limit or exclude pre-emption rights (Agenda items 10 a and b).
The agenda and other relevant detailed information concerning the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders are available on the Company’s investor website at http://www.gemalto.com/investors/agm/agm-2013.
 


About Gemalto

Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO) is the world leader in digital security with 2012 annual revenues of €2.2 billion and more than 10,000 employees operating out of 83 offices and 13 Research & Development centers, located in 43 countries.

We are at the heart of the rapidly evolving digital society. Billions of people worldwide increasingly want the freedom to communicate, travel, shop, bank, entertain and work – anytime, everywhere – in ways that are enjoyable and safe. Gemalto delivers on their expanding needs for personal mobile services, payment security, authenticated cloud access, identity and privacy protection, eHealthcare and eGovernment efficiency, convenient ticketing and dependable machine-to-machine (M2M) applications. We develop secure embedded software and secure products which we design and personalize. Our platforms and services manage these products, the confidential data they contain and the trusted end-user services made possible.

Our innovations enable our clients to offer trusted and convenient digital services to billions of individuals. Gemalto thrives with the growing number of people using its solutions to interact with the digital and wireless world.

For more information visit www.gemalto.com, www.justaskgemalto.com, blog.gemalto.com, or follow @gemalto on Twitter.

 



Contacts:
Investors Relations
Gabriel Rangoni
M.: +33 (0) 6 14 26 69 56
gabriel.rangoni@gemalto.com
Corporate Communication
Isabelle Marand
M.: +33 (0) 6 14 89 18 17
isabelle.marand@gemalto.com
   
John Lineberger
john.lineberger@gemalto.com
 

 



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