Annual Shareholders’ Meeting of May 26, 2009 - Dividend of 2 euros per share

Paris, May 26, 2009 - The Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Nexans was held in the Palais Brongniart on first call on May 26, 2009 and presided by Gérard Hauser, Chairman and CEO.

Amongst the resolutions which were approved at this meeting, the shareholders approved the commitments entered into with Frédéric Vincent, the new Chairman and CEO of Nexans as of the conclusion of the Meeting.

The shareholders also approved the payment, on June 3rd, 2009, of a dividend of 2 euros per share, as in 2008. The dividend detachment date on Euronext will be May 29, 2009 (at the opening of the Stock Market).

All the resolutions proposed to the vote of the shareholders were approved. The results of the votes will be available on-line on Nexans website in the coming days.


2009 Financial Calendar

June 3, 2009: Payment of the dividend
June 18, 2009: Individual shareholders’ information meeting in Nantes*
July 28, 2009: Publication of the 2009 first-half results and sales

 (* provisional date intended for information purposes only)

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With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation. With an industrial presence in 39 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 23,500 people and had sales in 2008 of 6.8 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. More information on