It is proposed to elect a new member to the Board, Ms Lazaznick. She is considered independent and would therefore increase both the independence rate and gender diversity rates of the Board. Hence, we support this election (Item 5.1).
It is also proposed to re-elect all board members. Only 3 board members (including Ms Zalaznick) are considered independent (i.e 23.1% of independence rate). Hence, we do not support most of the re-elections proposed.
We note our renewed concern with the absence of a vote on remuneration. While not required in Luxembourg, it is now European best practice. We raise these concerns of this lack of governance oversight in Resolution 4.1 requesting the approval of the discharge of the board.
RTL Group is a holding company. Co. through its subsidiaries is engaged in the operation of television and radio broadcasting services, television content production and distribution. Co. has interests in 40 television channels and 33 radio stations in 11 countries. Co. is involved in television content production, such as talent and game shows, drama and daily soap operas, through its subsidiary, FremantleMedia. Co. also provides services in the digital entertainment environment, including online games, community and dating services, as well as user-generated content exchange platforms.
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La présente assemblée générale est marquée par le renouvellement de quatre administrateurs et la nomination d'un nouveau membre au conseil. Malgré la non indépendance de la société Orpar nouvellement nommée, le conseil conserve une majorité de membres libres de conflit d'intérêt ce qui lui permet de se conformer au Code de gouvernance Afep/Medef qu'elle applique dans son intégralité…
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The EGM is called to approve the merger by incorporation of Exor SpA into its wholly-ownedDutch subsidiary Exor Holding NV. Through the transaction, Exor will change itscountry of incorporation from Italy to the Netherlands. The transaction is aimed atsimplifying the Group's structure, as 85% of Exor's investments are, or are indirectlyowned through, Dutch companies (i.e., Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Ferrrari, CNHIndustrial and the global insurer PartnerRe Ltd, which is 100% held through Exor NV).Similarly to its listed subsidiaries, Exor will adopt a multiple-voting structure, granting 5votes...
Banco BPM was established in January 2017, resulting from the merger between Banca Popolare di Milano ("BPM") and Banco Popolare. During the last round of TLTRO II in March 2017, 474 European financial institutions bid for €233 billion in loans far exceeding the expected amount of €110 billion. According to Reuters, Banco BPM bid for €3.1 billion in loans (equivalent to 39% of its balance sheet funding from institutional investors, or wholesale funding). These loans have a four-year maturity and carry a 0% interest rate (which could be revised down to -0.4%).In December 2016, Fitch downgraded ...
In item 2.d, the Board proposes the distribution of a dividend of € 0.11 per sharetotalling USD 160 million, despite a net loss of USD 236 million in 2016. We have concerns over the very high consolidated net debt of USD 19'734 million, corresponding to a debt-to-market capitalization ratio of 1.8 at the end of 2016. We also note that free cash flow (USD 914 million in 2016) decreased by 52.1% from 2015, despite 21.7% lower capital expenditures, which were reduced by 56.0% from 2013. As the proposed dividend distribution is fully covered by free cash flow, and taking into account that the Comp...
In general, Proximus is in compliance with the Belgian regulations relating to the organisation and procedures of the Annual General Meeting.Under ITEM 6, the Board of Directors seeks approval for the Company's remuneration report. In light of insufficient disclosure and our other concerns with regard to the executive compensation package, we recommend opposition.There are no further peculiarities.
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