ENP Newswire - 26 June 2014
Release date- 23062014 - Velizy-Villacoublay, France - Dassault Systemes (Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management solutions, announces that the shareholders who have chosen the payment of the 2013 dividend in the form of new Dassault Systemes shares represented 68.08% of Dassault Systemes' shares.
The General Meeting decided on May 26, 2014 to pay a dividend for 2013 fiscal year amounting to EUR0.83 per share and to offer each shareholder an option to receive payment of his dividend in the form of new Dassault Systemes' shares. The issuance price of the new shares has been set at EUR88.66, corresponding to the average of the closing prices quoted on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext Paris during the 20 stock exchange sessions preceding the General Meeting of Shareholders, less the net amount of the dividend of EUR0.83 per share, and rounded up to the next one hundredth of a euro.
Regarding the payment of the dividend in the form of shares, 802,310 new ordinary Dassault Systemes' shares will be issued, representing 0.63% of the share capital and 0.43% of the Dassault Systemes' (unadjusted) voting rights calculated on the basis of the share capital and voting rights on May 30, 2014.
The new shares will be delivered on June 25, 2014 and listed on NYSE Euronext Paris on the same day. They will be eligible for dividends with respect to the period starting from January 1, 2014.
They will be of the same category and carry the same rights as the ordinary shares of the Company which are already listed on the regulated market of NYSE Euronext Paris (Compartiment A - ISIN Code FR0000130650 - DSY).
The dividend in cash to be paid to the shareholders who did not elect to receive the dividend in the form of new shares will be paid as from June 25, 2014. The aggregate amount is 32.3 million euros.
About Dassault Systemes
Dassault Systemes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systemes' collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 190,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.
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