IL SOLE 24 ORE S.p.A.: 2008 SEPARATE AND CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 2008 DIVIDEND
Milan, April 28, 2009 2008 separate and consolidated financial statements
Under the provisions of art. 77, paragraph 1 of the Issuers’ Regulations, Il Sole 24 ORE S.p.A. hereby notifies that the separate financial statements as at and for the year ended 31.12.2008 (approved by the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting on April 28, 2009), the consolidated financial statements as at and for the year ended 31.12.2008, and further documentation prescribed by the current laws in force, are available to the public at the registered office in Via Monte Rosa 91, Milan, and at Borsa Italiana S.p.A. The minutes of the meeting will be made available to the public at the registered office and at Borsa Italiana, in accordance with the law. Copy of the foregoing documentation can also be found in the Investors section at: http://www.gruppo24ore.com.
Under the provisions of art. 84, paragraph 1 of the Issuers’ Regulations, Il Sole 24 ORE S.p.A. hereby notifies that the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting of April 28, 2009, resolved to distribute a dividend of €0.098, before tax, to each of the 37,521,737 outstanding special-category shares, in accordance with art. 40 of the bylaws, and a dividend of €0.0717 to each of the 90,000,000 outstanding ordinary shares.
The dividend represented by coupon n. 2 for both categories of shares will be made payable as from May 7, 2009, through the authorized intermediaries of the Monte Titoli S.p.A. centralised management system, with coupon detachment date on May 4, 2009, and paid to the shares outstanding on the coupon detachment date.
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