Dividend for fiscal year 2006
9 May 2007 - The Company HELLENIC EXCHANGES S.A. HOLDING, CLEARING, SETTLEMENT & REGISTRY (HELEX) announces that, in accordance with article 279 of the Rulebook of Athens Exchange, according to the decision of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of May 9th 2007, the dividend for fiscal year 2006 amounts to EUR0.50 per share. Shareholders of the Company possessing shares at the end of the trading session of Athens Exchange on May 10th 2007 are entitled to receive the dividend. Friday May 11th 2007 is set as the ex date for the right. Consequently, from that day forward company shares will be trading in ATHEX without the right to the dividend. Payment of the dividend will commence on May 21st 2007 by PIRAEUS BANK as follows:
- Through the DSS operators, in accordance with articles 329 of the ATHEX Rulebook and 39 of the CSD Rulebook.
- Through the branch network of PIRAEUS BANK, for those shareholders that have requested an exception from their operator to the DSS or have their shares in the Special Account of their Investor's Share Securities Account kept with DSS.
- For 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 May 25th through the branch network of PIRAEUS BANK.
In the cases 2 and 3 above, it will be possible, until 31.12.2007 to receive the dividend by providing the DSS account information and an ID, either in person or through a legally authorized representative.
Following the abovementioned date (31.12.2007), payment of the dividend will be effected only at the offices of the Company (1 Pesmazoglou St. 105 59 Athens Greece). For more information, investors can contact the Strategic Planning, Communication & Investor Relations Directorate of the Company (tel. +30-210 3366616).
|Simos Spyrou|| Director, Strategic Planning, Communication & I.R. |
+30 210 336-6934
|Stelios Constantinou|| Head, IR & Strategic Planning Dept. |
+30 210 336-6708
|or email to:||Investor-Relations@helex.gr|
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