Approval of reduction of nominal value of the ALU share
Paris, May 29, 2013 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today held an Extraordinary Shareholders Meeting on second call in Paris, in order to submit to a vote three outstanding resolutions which could not be adopted at the previous shareholders’ meeting on May 7, due to a lack of quorum.
All three resolutions were approved by more than 90% votes FOR, in particular the reduction of the Company’s capital, to be carried out by reducing the nominal value of its shares from €2 to €0.05.
Shareholders present or represented by proxy voted, in aggregate, a total of 607 million shares, which represented a quorum of 26.72 per cent.
Full details of the resolutions voted on today can be found online on Alcatel-Lucent’s Investor Relations pages at http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/investors.
About Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU)
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a leading innovator in the field of networking and communications technology, products and services. The company is home to Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost research centers, responsible for breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry
Alcatel-Lucent innovations are regularly recognized by international institutions for their positive impact on society. In 2012 and for the second year running, Alcatel-Lucent was named one of the Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators, recognition for the company's continued addition to its world-class patent portfolio, one of the largest in the telecom industry. Alcatel-Lucent has also been recognized for its sustainability performance. In 2012 the company was ranked Technology Supersector Leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Through its innovations, Alcatel-Lucent is making communications more sustainable, more affordable and more accessible as we pursue our mission of Realizing the Potential of a Connected World
With operations throughout the world, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 14.4 billion in 2012 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris
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