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 2018, approved the audited financial statements for the financial year ended 31 December 2017. 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 20 April 2018. 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 20 March 2018 (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 2017. The Audited Financial Statements will be available for viewing on the Company’s website at www.middlesea.com as from the 9 March 2018 at https://www.middlesea.com/insurance-mt/about-us/investors/.
The Board of Directors recommends, for the approval of the AGM, the payment of a final net dividend of €9,700,000 (2016 – €3,520,000) equivalent to a gross dividend of €0.11304 per share (2016 – €0.03826). The final dividend, if approved at the AGM, will be paid on the 18 May 2018 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 27 April 2018.
By Order of the Board