HELEX - Dividend for fiscal year 2007
14 May 2008 - HELLENIC EXCHANGES S.A. HOLDING, CLEARING, SETTLEMENT & REGISTRY (HELEX) announces that, in accordance with article 279 of the Rulebook of Athens Exchange, according to the resolution of the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of May 14th 2008, the dividend for fiscal year 2007 is Euro 0.75 per share.
Shareholders of the Company possessing shares at the end of the trading session of Athens Exchange on May 15th 2008 are entitled to receive the dividend. Friday May 16th 2008 is set as the ex date for the right. Consequently, from that day forward company shares will be trading in ATHEX without the right to the dividend. Payment of the dividend will commence on May 26th 2008 by EFG EUROBANK ERGASIAS as follows:
1. Through the DSS operators, in accordance with articles 329 of the ATHEX Rulebook and 39 of the CSD Rulebook.
2. Through the branch network of EFG EUROBANK ERGASIAS, for those shareholders that have requested an exception from their DSS operator or have their shares in the Special Account of their Investor's Share Securities Account kept with DSS.
3. Those shareholders who, for various reasons, were not able to receive the dividend through their operators will be able to receive the dividend starting on June 2nd 2008 through the branch network of EFG EUROBANK ERGASIAS.
In cases 2 and 3 above, it will be possible, until 31.12.2013 (i.e. until the dividend is written off) to receive the dividend by providing the DSS account information and an ID, either in person or through a legally authorized representative.
For more information, investors can contact the Strategic Planning, Communication & Investor Relations Directorate of the Company (tel. +30-210 3366616).