HELEX - Dividend for fiscal year 2012
29 May 2013 - HELLENIC EXCHANGES S.A. HOLDING, CLEARING, SETTLEMENT & REGISTRY (HELEX) announces that, in accordance with paragraph 188.8.131.52 of the Rulebook of Athens Exchange, based on the resolution of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of May 29th 2013, the dividend for fiscal year 2012 is €0.09 per share.
The abovementioned dividend amount is subject to a 25% withholding tax (€0.0225 per share, in accordance with the provisions of article 14 of Law 3943/2011), and therefore shareholders will receive a net amount of €0.0675 per share.
Based on the record date rule, shareholders registered in the Dematerialized Securities System on Wednesday June 5th 2013 (ex-date Monday June 3rd 2013, before the start of trading), are entitled to receive the dividend.
The dividend will be paid on June 11th 2013 by the BANK of PIRAEUS as follows:
1. Through the DSS operators, in accordance with paragraph 5.5 of the ATHEX Rulebook and 39 of the DSS Rulebook.
2. Through the branch network of BANK of PIRAEUS, for those shareholders that have requested an exception from their DSS operator or have their shares in the Special Account of their Investor's Share Securities Account kept with DSS.
3. Those shareholders who, for various reasons, were not able to receive the dividend through their operators will be able to receive the dividend starting on June 17th 2013 through the branch network of BANK of PIRAEUS.
In cases 2 and 3 above, it will be possible, until 31.12.2017 (i.e. until the dividend is written off) to receive the dividend by providing the DSS account information and an ID, either in person or through a legally authorized representative.
For more information, investors can contact the Strategic Planning, Communication & Investor Relations Division of the Company (tel. +30-210 3366616).