Friday, August 29th, 2014
The Abertis Infraestructuras board of directors has agreed the payment of an interim dividend of €0.28 gross per share charged against 2007 earnings. This is a 12% increase. Payment will be made in the second half of October.
We would recall that in July the company carried out its traditional 1x20 scrip issue, boosting shareholder remuneration by 5%.
The total amount of the interim dividend is €178.8Mn and will apply to all shares with voting rights, including those issued in the recent bonus share issue.
Changes on the Board of Directors
The abertis board of directors has also appointed Marcelino Armenter Vidal as an independent external director and member of the Executive Board. The appointment was put forward by Caixa Corp to replace it on the abertis board. The board’s structure remains unchanged with 21 members.
Also, and in accordance with the company’s articles of association, having served four years as head of the Audit and Control Committee Ernesto Mata López will be replaced by Josep Maria Loza Xuriach who will represent Caixa Catalunya. Both are members of the aforementioned Committee.