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Finance 04 May 2016

Annual shareholders' Meeting of May 4, 2016

Edenred's Annual General Meeting was held in Paris today, chaired by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bertrand Dumazy, and was attended by close to 250 shareholders.

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During the meeting, Bertrand Dumazy presented Edenred's main achievements in 2015, which saw the Group post solid operating and financial performances. He also discussed the strategic acquisitions carried out during the year as part of an investment strategy designed to generate sustainable, profitable growth for the Group. 

In addition, Patrick Bataillard, Executive Vice-President, Finance, reviewed the Group's 2015 financial results and Jeanne Renard, Executive Vice-President, Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility, presented Edenred's HR commitments and the CSR initiatives undertaken by the Group in 2015.

With a quorum of 80.43%, all of the resolutions submitted by the Board of Directors were adopted, including the payment of a 2015 dividend of €0.84 per share, with the option of reinvesting 50% of the amount in new shares.

The dividend will be payable from June 15, 2016, with an ex-dividend date of May 12, 2016. The reinvestment option must be exercised between May 12 and the close of business on June 3, 2016. Any shareholder who has not opted to reinvest by the close of this period will receive the entire dividend in cash.

Also during the Meeting, shareholders ratified the cooption of Bertrand Dumazy and Sylvia Coutinho as members of the Board of Directors and renewed the directorships of Jean-Paul Bailly, Bertrand Méheut and Nadra Moussalem for a period of four years. As a result, the Board of Directors now comprises 11 members, 73% of whom are independent. The proportion of women on the Board has increased and now stands at 36%.


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Edenred is a leading digital platform for services and payments and the everyday companion for people at work, connecting more than 52 million users and 2 million partner merchants in 45 countries via close to 1 million corporate clients.

Edenred offers specific-purpose payment solutions for food (such as meal benefits), incentives (such as gift cards, employee engagement platforms), mobility (such as multi-energy, maintenance, toll, parking and commuter solutions) and corporate payments (such as virtual cards). 

True to the Group’s purpose, “Enrich connections. For good.”, these solutions enhance users’ well-being and purchasing power. They improve companies’ attractiveness and efficiency, and vitalize the employment market and the local economy. They also foster access to healthier food, more environmentally friendly products and softer mobility.

Edenred’s 10,000 employees are committed to making the world of work a connected ecosystem that is safer, more efficient and more responsible every day. 
In 2022, thanks to its global technology assets, the Group managed some €38 billion in business volume, primarily carried out via mobile applications, online platforms and cards.

Edenred is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and included in the following indices: CAC 40 ESG, CAC Next 20, CAC Large 60, Euronext 100, FTSE4Good and MSCI Europe.

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