Shareholders are called to vote on the renewal of the mandate of Martin Bouygues, Chairman and CEO of the Company since 1989. Although the performance of the company is satisfactory, we are not in favor of the control exercised by the Bouygues Family through the use of double voting rights and overrepresentation on the Board (without any lead independent Director). We therefore recommend opposition.
Bouygues is one of the few companies in the CAC 40 to still offer its shareholders the use of anti-takeover devices. Already at the general meeting of 2017, the Company was one of a handful of companies in the the index to allow the use of capital increases during a takeover period, as nowcontemplated by the Florange law. Bouygues is one of four companies in the CAC40 to permit the use of a buyback program for its securities during a takeover period and is one of the last two companies to still use warrants (“Bons Breton”) as anti-takeover defenses.
Bouygues is a global industrial group engaged in designing, building and operating structures in public and private buildings, transportation infrastructure and energy and communication networks. Co. operates in three sectors - Construction (Bouygues Construction, Bouygues Immobilier and Colas), Media (TF1) and Telecom (Bouygues Telecom). Construction is engaged in the design and maintenance of projects in the areas of building, civil works, energies and services; Media offers activities covering the audiovisual sector; and Telecom offers mobile broadband services and prepaid card services for smart phones, as well as a range of services including telemessaging, voice mail and WAP
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Summary Bouygues SA (Bouygues) is an industrial group which operates in construction, real estate development, media and telecommunication markets. It undertakes construction contracts for roads, airport runways, seaport, industrial infrastructure, parking areas, recreational facilities, electrical and civil work developments. The company also develops residential, commercial establishments and retail parks; and produces and recycles construction materials such as aggregates, asphalt mixes, bitumen, ready-mix concrete and emulsions and binders. Bouygues also operates television channels, tele...
In general, Coloplast is in compliance with the Danish regulations relating to the organisation and procedures of the Annual General Meeting. On November 1, 2018, the Company announced that Mr. L.S. Rasmussen will resign from his position as CEO to become the new Chairman of the board of directors as of this AGM. Mr. Rasmussen will be succeeded by Executive Vice President - Mr. Kristian Villumsen - as of the same date. Under ITEM 5.1, it is proposed to re-appoint Mr. N.P. Louis Hansen as Vice Chairman of the board of directors. Although ECGS has no (major) concerns over the re-appointment...
Item 2: Approve the Remuneration Report The structure is weighted more towards rewarding long-term performance. While there are concerns that the bonus performance metrics may not be sufficiently challenging, due to the high payout, the incentive pay is not much above guidelines.Item 3: Approve the Remuneration Policy The changes proposed to the Remuneration Policy make minor improvements to the policy. In addition, the structure of remuneration is considered acceptable, though we continue to be concerned that accelerated vesting is possible.Item 4: Approve the dividend If approved, the Com...
Proxinvest attire l'attention des actionnaires sur plusieurs points. Tout d'abord sur la composition du conseil d'administration, d'après Proxinvest le conseil comporte 62,5% d'indépendants. De ce fait les renouvellements de deux administrateurs libres d'intérêts sont soutenus par Proxinvest, dans les résolutions 5 et 6. De plus le manque de transparence de la société au sujet des rémunérations des dirigeants ne permet pas à Proxinvest de soutenir les rémunérations des résolutions 7 à 10.
La présente assemblée propose à la nomination Véronique Saubot. Les informations relatives à la candidate sont complètes et n'appelle pas de remarque de la part de Proxinvest. Nous saluons cette régularisation de la société, qui se met en conformité avec la Loi Copé-Zimmermann : le taux de féminisation du Conseil est ainsi porté à 43%.
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