Participation at the CNP Assurances annual general meeting
Notice of meeting and voting forms
The notice of meeting, together with the postal voting form/proxy form/request for an admission card, will be sent to all holders of registered shares. Holders of bearer shares should obtain these documents from their bank or broker.
The postal voting form/proxy form/request for an admission card must be received by the Company or by CACEIS Corporate Trust, Service Assemblées, 14 rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy-les-Moulineaux, Cedex 9, France by 3 May 2014.
The record date for the Annual General Meeting is Monday, 30 April 2014.
Voting rights are exercisable on shares that are recorded (i) in a share account in the holder's name or in the name of the bank or broker registered as acting on their behalf, by the record date (in practice, before Wednesday, 30 April 2014) or (ii) in the registered share account kept by the Company's registrar, CACEIS Corporate Trust, or (iii) in a bearer share account held by the accredited bank or broker. Ownership of bearer shares is evidenced by a certificate ("attestation de participation" or "attestation d'inscription en compte") issued by the accredited bank or broker and sent to the shareholder with the proxy documents.
Cancellation of postal votes and proxies
Shareholders who have voted by post or given proxy may nevertheless participate in the General Meeting provided that it is technically possible to cancel their postal vote or the proxy.
Votes may be cast on-line from 7 April to up to 3 p.m. on 5 May 2014, Paris time.
Paris, 6 May 2014
At the Annual General Meeting of CNP Assurances held on 6 May 2014 in Paris, shareholders approved the Company's financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2013 and adopted all the resolutions put to their vote.
Among the ordinary resolutions, shareholders approved the payment of a 2013 cash dividend of €0.77 per share, unchanged from 2012.
They also approved the Board of Director’s recommendations concerning the election, ratification and re-election of ten directors and two non-voting directors.
An extraordinary resolution to reduce the maximum statutory length of terms for directors and non-voting directors from five years to four years was adopted. This new arrangement is in line with the recommendations of the Afep-Medef corporate governance code for listed companies.
Written questions to the President of the Executive Board should be sent to the Company by registered mail, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for receipt by 29 April 2014. Evidence of ownership of CNP shares must be provided with the question.
Shareholders wishing to table resolutions at the Annual General Meeting should notify the Company by registered mail by 29 March 2014. They should include with their letter a certificate evidencing their ownership of CNP shares.