Ferrovial announces the closing of a paid-up capital increase of 1,949,204.40 euro and the payment of a cash remuneration to its shareholders of approximately 122 million euro, within the framework of the Ferrovial Flexible Dividend Program. Published on 17/11/2017
Increases and decreases of share capital. – Information on dividends
Pursuant to the Consolidated Text of the Spanish Securities Market Act (Texto Refundido de la Ley del Mercado de Valores), FERROVIAL, S.A. (the Company or FERROVIAL) reports the following:
Further to the communication submitted on 25 October 2017 (registration number 257,755), FERROVIAL hereby informs that on 13 November 2017, the trading period of the free-of-charge allocation rights related to the second paid-up capital increase implementing the shareholders remuneration scheme called “Ferrovial Flexible Dividend”, ended.
Holders of 59.30% of free-of-charge allocation rights (a total of 438,571,018 rights) received new shares of FERROVIAL. Therefore, the final number of ordinary shares of twenty euro cents (€0.20) par value each issued in the capital increase is 9,746,022, where the nominal amount of the increase is 1,949,204.40 euro, representing an increase of approximately 1.32% of the share capital of FERROVIAL before the capital increase.
Within the period provided for that purpose, holders of 40.70% of free-of-charge allocation rights accepted the irrevocable purchased commitment assumed by the Company. Accordingly, FERROVIAL acquired 300,948,587 rights for a total gross amount of 121,583,229.15 euro. The Company waived the shares corresponding to the free-of-charge allocation rights acquired under the mentioned purchase commitment.
The capital increase has been closed today on 17 November 2017.
According to the schedule for the execution of the capital increase, the cash payment to shareholders who sold their free-of-charge rights to FERROVIAL was made on 15 November 2017.
It is expected, subject to compliance with all legal requirements (and, particularly, the verification of that compliance by the Spanish Securities Market Commission), that the new shares will be admitted to listing on the Madrid, Barcelona, Bilbao and Valencia Stock Exchanges through the Automated Quotation System (Sistema de Interconexión Bursátil) (Continuous Market), on 28 November 2017 and that their ordinary trading will begin on 30 November 2017.
Madrid, 17 November 2017
Santiago Ortiz Vaamonde
Secretary of the Board of Directors of Ferrovial, S.A.
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