Heineken Holding N.V. General Meeting of Shareholders adopts all
proposals on agenda
Amsterdam, 19 April 2007 - Heineken Holding N.V. announced today that
its Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) has adopted all
proposals on the agenda of the meeting. The most important
resolutions and announcements are listed below.
The Board of Directors announced the distribution of a dividend over
2006 of ¤0.60 per ordinary share of ¤ 1.60 nominal value. Since an
interim dividend of ¤0.16 was paid on 20 September 2006, the final
dividend will be ¤0.44 per ordinary share.
Heineken Holding N.V. shares will be quoted ex dividend on Monday 23
April 2007. The final dividend will be made payable as of Tuesday 8
Extension of the authorisation of the Board of Directors to acquire
The AGM has authorised the Board of Directors for the statutory
maximum period of 18 months, starting 19 April 2007, to acquire own
shares subject to the following conditions and with due observance of
the law and the Articles of Association:
1. The maximum number of shares which may be acquired is the
statutory maximum of 10% of the issued share capital of the
2. Transactions must be executed at a price between the nominal
value of the shares and 110% of the opening price quoted for the
shares in the Official Price List (Officiële Prijscourant) of
Euronext Amsterdam on the date of the transaction or, in the
absence of such a price, the latest price quoted therein;
3. Transactions may be executed on the stock exchange or otherwise.
Extension of the authorisation of the Board of Directors to issue
(rights to) shares and to restrict or exclude shareholders'
The AGM has authorised the Board of Directors for a period of 18
months, starting 19 April 2007, to issue shares or grant rights to
subscribe for shares and to restrict or exclude shareholders'
pre-emptive rights, with due observance of the law and the Articles
of Association. The authorisation will be limited to 10% of the
company's issued share capital, as per the date of issue.
The full list of resolutions by the AGM of Heineken Holding N.V. of
19 April 2007 can be found under Investor Relations on
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