REXEL : Results of the option for the payment of the dividend in shares
06/25/2012| 11:50am US/Eastern
Paris, June 25, 2012
RESULTS OF THE OPTION
FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DIVIDEND IN SHARES
Rexel has given its shareholders the possibility of choosing their dividend payment in either shares or cash for the financial year closed on December 31, 2011.
The option ran from May 24, 2012 to June 12, 2012. For the payment in shares, the issue price of the Rexel shares was set at € 13.39 per share.
At the end of the period of choice, 47,393,145 coupons had been exercised in favor of payment in shares. The payment of dividends in shares will lead to the creation of 2,273,474 new shares, representing 0.85% of the share capital and voting rights of Rexel, on the basis of the number of outstanding shares on June 21, 2012, i.e. 268,903,438 shares.
The payment in cash or the delivery of the new shares on the exercise of the option will be carried out from June 25, 2012.
Rexel, a global leader in the distribution of sustainable and innovative products and services for automation, technical supply and energy management, addresses three main markets - industrial, commercial and residential. The Group supports customers around the globe, wherever they are, to create value and run their business better. With a network of some 2,200 branches in 37 countries, and over 28,000 employees, Rexel's sales were €12.7 billion in 2011. Its majority shareholders are an investor group led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Eurazeo and BAML Capital Partners.
Rexel is listed on the Eurolist market of Euronext Paris (compartment A, ticker RXL, ISIN code FR0010451203). It is included in the following indices: SBF 120, CAC Mid 100, CAC AllTrade, CAC AllShares, FTSE EuroMid, FTSE4Good, STOXX600 and ASPI Eurozone.
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