PARIS, June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
The Combined General Meeting of BOURBON shareholders was held today in Paris, chaired by Mr Jacques de Chateauvieux.
All the resolutions submitted to a vote were approved, notably:
As of stock market trading on June 5, 2012, the BOURBON share will be quoted ex-dividend.
The dividend will be paid on June 8, 2012.
The record date entitling shareholders to the dividend is the close of the stock exchange on June 4, 2012.
Their terms of office have been renewed for a period of three years.
Mr Mahmud B. Tukur has been appointed for a period of three years.
Mr Mahmud B. Tukur is a Nigerian businessman and graduate of Cardiff Business School (Cardiff University, Wales) who has invested in and managed companies in Upstream, Downstream and Oil Services in West Africa.
He is also a Non-Executive Director of Independent Energy Limited (IEL), a Nigerian oil exploration company, and Managing Director of Eterna Plc, a manufacturer and distributor of lubricants and petroleum products based in Lagos, Nigeria.
BOURBON offers oil & gas companies with the most demanding requirements a comprehensive range of surface and subsea marine services for offshore oil & gas fields and wind farms, based on an extensive range of latest-generation vessels. The Group provides a local service through its 27 operating subsidiaries, close to clients and their operations, and it guarantees the highest standards of service quality and safety worldwide.
BOURBON has two operating Activities (Marine Services and Subsea Services) and also protects the French coastline for the French Navy.
Under the "BOURBON 2015 Leadership Strategy" plan, the Group is investing US$2 billion in a large fleet of innovative and high-performance and built-in series offshore vessels.
In 2011, BOURBON posted revenues of €1.008 billion and operated a fleet of 437 vessels.
Classified by ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) in the "Oil Services" sector, BOURBON is listed for trading on Euronext Paris, Compartment A, and is included in the Deferred Settlement Service SRD and in the SBF 120, CAC
Mid 60 and DowJones Stoxx 600 indices.
The shareholders meeting information includes this press release as well as the presentation of the meeting available on the group's website.
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