Results of 18 January 2010 Shareholders Meeting: massive support from shareholders for Bull strategy
- Very strong shareholder participation
- All resolutions approved by around 99%
- Acquisition of Amesys finalised
18, 2010 -
Bull (Euronext Paris: BULL) - expert in open, flexible and secure information systems and one of Europe's leading players in the IT industry - today announces that all the resolutions put forward at the Ordinary and Extraordinary General meeting held today have been approved.
At a shareholder meeting where over 50% of Bull's capital participated (49,038,183 shares), each of the seven resolutions presented to Bull shareholders were passed by around 99% of the shares present, represented or having voted by proxy. As a result, the Bull Group's acquisition of the Amesys group has now been finalised.
Amesys group results will be consolidated into Bull's accounts for 2010, from 1 January 2010.
Didier Lamouche, Bull Chairman and CEO, commented: "I would like to thank all Bull's shareholders for their exceptional mobilization and their support for the Group's strategy. By massively approving the acquisition of Amesys, whatever their profile - industrial, institutional or individual, our shareholders have shown recognition of its business, strategic and economic rationale. They are confirming that Bull has taken on a new dimension and giving their company the resources it needs to create a European leader in large-scale computer processing for critical and high-security systems."
The official results of the votes on each of the resolutions will shortly be available on the Bull Web site at www.bull.com .
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