WAALWIJK, The Netherlands, April 24 /PRNewswire/ --
2007 Annual Report
DOCDATA N.V. today publishes the 2007 Annual Report. The 2007 Financial Statements included in the 2007 Annual Report correspond with the figures for the 2007 financial year, which DOCDATA N.V. already announced on 14 February 2008.
General Meeting of Shareholders
In addition, DOCDATA N.V. today publishes the agenda for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on Thursday 15 May 2008 at 2.00 PM CET in Hotel NH Waalwijk, Bevrijdingsweg 1 in Waalwijk (Sprang Capelle). The agenda for this General Meeting of Shareholders contains amongst others proposals to adopt the 2007 Financial Statements, to distribute dividend, to reappoint Mr. M.F.P.M. Alting von Geusau as member of the Management Board in the position of CEO for a term of four years, to reduce the issued share capital by cancellation of shares, and to amend the Company's Articles of Association. As of today, the complete text of the agenda for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders with the explanatory notes, as well as the 2007 Annual Report, including the 2007 Financial Statements, the proposal to amend the Articles of Association with explanatory notes, and the other documents for the meeting, are available for inspection by shareholders and other authorised persons at the office of the Company, Energieweg 2 in Waalwijk, and at ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Foppingadreef 22, 1102 BS Amsterdam, and shall also be made available free of charge at ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Servicedesk, e-mail email@example.com or telephone number +31(0)76-5799455. Also as of today, all documents mentioned here are available to be inspected and obtained through the Corporate website of the Company, http://www.docdatanv.com.
The Management Board of the Company has determined that for this meeting the persons who will be considered as entitled to vote and attend the meeting, are those persons who on Thursday 8 May 2008 at 6.00 PM CET, after processing of all settlements per this date (the "Registration Time"), have these rights and are registered as such in a (sub)register designated by the Management Board and have notified their attendance in the way as described below. The (sub)registers are the administrations held at the Registration Time by the banks and brokers which are according to the Dutch Securities Depository Act (Wet giraal effectenverkeer) participating institutions ('aangesloten instelling') of Nederlands Centraal Instituut voor Giraal Effectenverkeer B.V. ("Euroclear Nederland"). The main participating institutions of Euroclear Nederland have indicated that blocking of shares will no longer be required for the General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company. For private investors, banks may decide to block your shares until the Registration Time. Your bank can provide further information.
Holders of ordinary shares listed at Euronext Amsterdam N.V. who, either in person or by proxy, wish to attend the meeting must notify ABN AMRO Bank N.V. in writing (via their own bank) not later than the Registration Time. An electronic confirmation must be submitted to ABN AMRO Bank N.V., at the latest on Tuesday 8 May 2008 at 6.00 PM CET, by the participating institution of Euroclear Nederland in which administration those holders are registered as holders of the shares, stating that such number of ordinary shares were or will be registered at the Registration Time, whereupon the holder of these ordinary shares will receive an admission ticket for the meeting per email or per mail.
Written proxy and voting through the Internet
The meeting and voting rights may be exercised by a written proxy. The written proxy from shareholders or other attendants to the meeting, who wish to be represented by a proxy holder, must be received at the office of the Company at the latest on Tuesday 8 May 2008 at 12.00 AM CET. The proxy holder should hand in the written proof that you are a shareholder ('depotbewijs') as well as a copy of the written proxy prior to the meeting at the registration desk. Shareholders may also vote through an electronic proxy with voting instruction. To be able to submit your vote through the Internet lawfully, you should confirm your attendance as described above under 'Notification'. An electronic proxy with voting instruction will be provided to the Management Board of the Company, who will vote on your behalf at the meeting. As of today, shareholders may electronically submit their voting instructions up to and including Tuesday 8 May 2008 at 12.00 AM CET through http://www.abnamrovoting.nl.
DOCDATA N.V. has been listed at the NYSE Euronext since 1997 and exists of two different organisations, docdata and Industrial Automation Integrators.
The Internet Service Company docdata (http://www.docdata.com) is an European market leader with a strong basis in The Netherlands, Germany and the United Kingdom, and exists of four divisions:
- docdata commerce - docdata payments - docdata fulfilment - docdata media
The Technology Company Industrial Automation Integrators (www.iai.nl) is a high tech engineering company specialised in developing and building machines for very accurate and high speed processing of all kinds of products and materials. IAI delivers clients globally in the following sectors:
- securing and personalising of security documents - processing of packaging materials - processing of solar cells - processing of other materials (such as motion picture subtitling)
Further information: DOCDATA N.V., M.E.T. Verstraeten, CFO, Tel. +31-416-631-100