8 March 2017
The following is a Company Announcement issued by MAPFRE Middlesea p.l.c., pursuant to the Listing Rules of the Malta Financial Services Authority.
The Board of Directors of MAPFRE Middlesea p.l.c., has today, the 8 March 2017, approved the audited financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2016. The Board resolved that these audited financial statements be submitted for the approval of the Shareholders at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Friday 21 April 2017. A preliminary statement of the annual results is being attached herewith in terms of the Listing Rules. Shareholders on the Company’s register at the Central Securities Depositary of the Malta Stock Exchange as at close of business on Tuesday 21 March 2017 (the record date), will receive notice of the AGM together with a copy of the Annual Report and Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016.
The Board of Directors recommends, for the approval of the AGM, the payment of a final net dividend of €3,520,000 (2015 – €3,520,000) equivalent to a gross dividend of €0.03826 per share (2015 – €0.05605). The final dividend, if approved at the AGM, will be paid on the 19 May 2017 to the Shareholders on the Company’s share register at the Central Securities Depository of the Malta Stock Exchange at the close of business as at the 28 April 2017.
By Order of the Board