A dividend of NOK 3.85 per share will be distributed to the holders of shares in Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA on 9 May 2017. The company expects to pay the dividend on 23 May.
The company’s shares will be traded ex dividend from and including Wednesday 10 May 2017.
Catharina Hellerud was elected as new chair of the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA. Silvija Seres and Øyvind G. Schanke were elected as new board members.
Following the Annual General Meeting, the shareholder-elected members of the Board of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA are as follows:
– Catharina Hellerud (chair)
– Ottar Ertzeid
– Roy Myklebust
– Silvija Seres
– Øyvind G. Schanke
In addition, the employees have two board members, see www.osloborsvps.no for further information.
The Board of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA was granted two mandates to carry out buy-backs of the company’s own shares. One mandate for buying up to 1% of the company’s own shares. This mandate was approved because the Board wishes to have the opportunity to operate a share purchase program for employees of the Oslo Børs VPS group.
The second mandate concerns buying up to five percent of own shares with subsequent cancellation. The Board of Directors aims at providing the shareholders with good returns on their investment over time. Repurchase of own shares with subsequent cancellation will be a means of optimising the company’s capital structure.
To facilitate distribution of dividends on more than one occation during the year, the Board of Directors was authorized to approve the distribution of dividends based on the company’s annual financial accounts for 2016. The authorisation shall remain in force until the Annual General Meeting in 2018.