Coface Group

General Assembly

2021 Combined Shareholders’ Meeting

COFACE’s 2021 Combined Shareholders' Meeting will take place the 12th May 2021 at 09.00 am (CET) without shareholders.
In the context of the Covid-19 epidemic, the General Meeting will be held without the physical presence of the shareholders. This decision is made in accordance with the provisions of Ordinance No. 2020-321 of 25 March 2020 and Decree No. 2020-418 of 10 April 2020 as amended and extended.
The General Assembly will be broadcast live. A link and the presentation will be available on this page in the "convocation" section on the day of the Combined General Meeting, Wednesday 12 May at 8.30 am.
Under these conditions, shareholders are invited to vote remotely prior to the General Meeting (by internet, by mail or by using the following e-mail address or to give a proxy to the Chairman of the General Meeting and to carefully read the terms of participation detailed in the notice of meeting.
No admission cards will be sent to shareholders who request them.
Remote voting will only be taken into account if it reaches at least three (3) days before the date of Shareholders’ Meetings, that is May 9, 2021, Caceis Corporate Trust (Caceis Corporate Trust - Operations Department - Shareholders’ Meetings - 14 rue Rouget de Lisle - 92130 Issy -Les- Moulineaux) or be carried out using the internet platform indicated in the notice of meeting.
The VOTACCESS platform for this General Meeting will be open from 21 April 2021 at 9:00 a.m. until 11 May 2021 at 3:00 p.m. (Paris time).
Written questions may be sent to COFACE SA prior to the General Meeting if they are received before the end of the second business day preceding the date of the General Meeting, i.e. 10 May 2021. They must be sent to the Chairman of the Board of Directors electronically at the following address, enclosing proof of their status as a shareholder for the question to be taken into account.


Shareholders of the Company will be invited to attend the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting, date and location to be communicated on this site.
According to law and within the legally-defined deadlines, all documents that must be disclosed to the General Meeting will be made available:
  • at the registered office of COFACE SA: 1 Place Costes and Bellonte, 92270 Colombes, France;
  • on the website of the company under "Investor / General Assembly" (here); or,
  • on request from CACEIS Corporate Trust, to the attention of "Service General Meetings Centralised": 14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy - Les Moulineaux Cedex 9

Questions & Answers

What are the different forms of General Shareholders’ Meetings?

The shareholders make their decisions at the General Shareholders’ Meetings which are qualified as ordinary or extraordinary.


The Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting is called upon to make all decisions which do not modify the capital or by-laws. Notably, it appoints, replaces, re-elects or revokes directors, approves, denies or corrects the financial statements, and rules on the distribution and allocation of benefits.


The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting deliberates on all proposals of the Board of Directors aimed at modifying the capital or amending the company’s by-laws.


The Combined General Meeting puts together the previous two shareholders’ meetings (ordinary and extraordinary), on the same date and under the same convening notice.

What are the different ways of holding COFACE shares?

COFACE shares can be held as registered (forme nominative) or bearer shares (au porteur) at the option of the holder. Any shareholder may, at its expense, change from one form of holding to the other.


Any shareholder may elect to have its shares held in registered form and registered in its name in an account currently maintained by CACEIS Corporate Trust (14, rue Rouget de Lisle, 92862 Issy les Moulineaux Cedex 9 France) for and on behalf of the Company.


Any shareholder may elect to have its shares held in bearer form and recorded in its name in an account maintained by an accredited financial intermediary, such as a French broker, bank or other authorized financial institution.

Who can attend or vote in the General Meeting?

Any shareholder, regardless of the number of shares they hold, may attend this General Meeting in person, vote by post or designate a proxy to vote on their behalf.

Replay of the AGM - 12 May 2021



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