In item 3, the Board proposes the adoption of two long-term incentive plans to replace the "Phantom Stock Option Plan 2016-2019" which terminated in 2016: a "phantom stock grant plan" and a "phantom stock option plan", providing for a cash payment respectively equal to aggregate market price of performance shares and the difference between the share market price and a predefined exercise price. We strongly regret that the main terms of the incentive plans (performance conditions and maximum amount) were not defined before requesting approval of shareholders. Furthermore, concerns may arise over the possibility to increase the number of phantom stocks by the dividends distributed during the vesting period, as it may incentivize the distribution of dividends not in line with the Company's financial position. Therefore, we recommend opposition.
In item 4, the Board proposes to ratify the appointment of Mr. Marco Patuano as nonexecutive Director. Since 18 January 2017, Mr. Patuano is the CEO of Atlantia's major shareholder Edizione Srl (30.25%). He held several executive positions at Telecom Italia from 1990 to 2016 (CEO from 2011 to 2016). We have concerns on the overrepresentation of Edizione Srl on the Board (40% of Directors are members of Edizione) and the lack of independent representation (40% as per our guidelines and 53% according to the Company's self-assessment). Accordingly, we recommend opposition.
Atlantia is a holding company with subsidiaries and associates whose business is the construction and operation of motorways, airports and transport infrastructure, parking areas and intermodal systems, or who engage in activities related to the management of motorway or airport traffic.
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An objective examination of the growth drivers of indices (macroeconomic growth expectations, EPS momentum, monetary conditions and the cost of capital) leads us to believe that the momentum observed since the start of the year cannot be maintained in the short term. In short, the market (Stoxx 600) is ahead of its transition times and should enter a fluctuation band that we estimate at between 355 and 384 points. Consequently, the most rational attitude consists in a total or partial...
Un examen objectif des moteurs de progression des indices (anticipations de croissance macroéconomique, dynamique des BPA, évolution des conditions monétaires et coût du capital) nous amène à penser que la dynamique observée depuis le début de l’année ne peut se maintenir à court terme. Bref, le marché (Stoxx 600) est en avance sur ses temps de passage et devrait entrer dans une bande de fluctuation que nous estimons comprise entre 355 et 384 points. En conséquence, l’attitude la plus...
Une fois de plus, la société est à féliciter en terme de communication puisqu'elle met à dispostion des actionnaires son rapport annuel dans un temps record. Le mandat de Laurence Verdickt arrive à échéance le 8 avril 2019 et n'est pas renouvelé. Le conseil d’administration propose la nomination de Mathilde Yagoubi comme administratrice libre de conflits d'intérêts potentiels qui sera soutenue (résolution 6). Malgré quelques faiblesses en terme de transparence et de structure, les rémunérations des dirigeants mandataires sociaux pour les exercices 2018 et 2019 (résolutions 7 à 9) semblent ac...
Proxinvest attire l’attention des actionnaires sur les points suivants : Tout d’abord les rémunérations attribuées au titre de 2018, résolutions Ex Post, rencontrons des recommandations négatives du fait que la société ne communiquent pas les taux d’atteintes de chacun des critères de performance pour la rémunération variable. Concernant les politiques de rémunération, Proxinvest recommande l’approbation des politiques du fait de l’amélioration en termes de transparence et l’inclusion d’un critère lié au RSE.
In item 3, the AGM is called to appoint the Board of Statutory Auditors on slates of nominees submitted by shareholders holding, even jointly, at least 0.5% of UniCredit's share capital. Two slates of nominees have been submitted, by UniCredit's business partner and shareholder Allianz (1.0%) and a group of institutional investors (1.7%).One of the institutional investors that submitted the slate of nominees is Generali Investments, which is a client of ECGS partners Proxinvest and Frontis Governance. It is important to note that these partners do not provide consulting services to Generali. V...
In item 4, shareholders are called to an advisory vote on the remuneration report. We have serious concerns over the variable remuneration structure, as it exclusively depends on annual results and no limits to the maximum bonus are disclosed. In our opinion, the executive remuneration is not adequately linked to long-term results, hence he recommend opposition. In item 5, the AGM is called to appoint the members of all corporate bodies (Board of Directors, Board of General Meeting and the statutory auditor) in a single item. The members of the Board of Directors and the Board of General Meet...
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