Utrecht,
31
May
2017
|
13:24
Europe/Amsterdam

a.s.r. shareholders adopt all resolutions

Summary

The shareholders of ASR Nederland N.V. (a.s.r.) approved all resolutions at today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), including the adoption of the financial statements for the financial year 2016 and the final dividend for 2016 of € 1.27 per ordinary share. The dividend will become payable on 7 June 2017, fully in cash.

Other AGM resolutions

The AGM also resolved:

  • The shareholders approved the proposal to cancel 3 million shares which were acquired by a.s.r. on 13 January 2017. This adoption will reduce the issued share capital from 150 million shares to 147 million shares.
  • The shareholders approved to discharge each member of the Executive Board and each member of the Supervisory Board for the execution of their duties in the financial year 2016.
  • The shareholders also adopted the resolutions to extend the authority of the Executive Board to issue shares and/or grant the right to subscribe for shares, to limit or exclude statutory pre-emption rights.
  • In addition, the shareholders granted the authorization to the Executive Board to acquire own shares up to a maximum of 10% of the issued share capital.

Shareholders representeda.s.r. shareholders were represented in person, by proxy voting, or by voting instruction, representing a total of 81,46% of the total issued share capital entitled to vote. The voting results by agenda item will be available on our website at: www.asrnl.com/investor-relations/shareholders/general-meeting as of close of business on 1 June 2017.