Coface Group

General Assembly

2020 Combined Shareholders’ Meeting

COFACE’s 2020 Combined Shareholders' Meeting has taken place the 14th  May 2020 at 09.00 am (CET) without shareholders.
The Combined Shareholders' Meeting has taken place by conference call, which you can replay: General Meeting 14 May 2020 (French version only)
The presentation is available in the section “convocation” below.


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.




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