Veolia Environnement (Paris:VIE):
The option for the payment of the 2011 dividend in shares will result in
the issuance of 2,433,889 new shares, to be delivered and admitted for
trading on Euronext Paris as from June 18, 2012.
Veolia Environnement’s General Shareholders’ Meeting of May 16, 2012
determined the amount of the dividend to be paid for the 2011 fiscal
year and decided that shareholders could elect to receive the dividend
either in cash or in shares.
The common shares delivered as payment for the dividend will entitle
their holders to rights accruing as from January 1, 2012. They will be
eligible for the same rights as the outstanding common shares.
Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE and NYSE: VE) is the
worldwide reference in environmental solutions. With more than 330,000
employees the company has operations all around the world and provides
tailored solutions to meet the needs of municipal and industrial
customers in four complementary segments: water management, waste
management, energy management and passenger transportation. Veolia
Environnement recorded revenue of €29.6 billion* in 2011. www.veolia.com
* Excluding VeoliaTransdev revenues currently under divestment
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