Nexans’ 2011 Registration document - Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting of May 15, 2012

Document de referenceParis, April 5, 2012 – Nexans’ 2011 Registration document has been registered with the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) on April 4, 2012. It is available to the public in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is available online on Nexans’ website ( and on the AMF website (

This Registration document includes the 2011 annual financial report, the Chairman’s report prepared in accordance with article L. 225-37 paragraph 6 of the Commercial Code in connection with corporate governance, internal control and risk management, the statutory auditors’ reports and the information related to their fees.

Nexans Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 at 3.00 pm in the auditorium of the Louvre museum (access by the pyramid of the Musée du Louvre entry).

Resolutions proposed at this Shareholders’ Meeting include in particular :

  • the payment of a dividend of 1.10 euro per share (ex-date May 18 and payment date May 23, 2012),
  • the renewal of the mandates as directors of Frédéric Vincent (in the framework of the renewal of his position as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer), Guillermo Luksic Craig (candidate proposed by Madeco, main shareholder of the Company) and Colette Lewiner (independent director).

A detailed description of the conditions of renewal of the mandate of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and associated governance-related improvements, as well as all the resolutions proposed to the shareholders, in particular the financial authorizations, are included in the Board’s report on the aforementioned resolutions, available on Nexans’ web site (

The notice of this Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting has been published on the official journal (Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires - BALO) on April 4, 2012. It includes the proposed agenda and text of the resolutions together with the conditions for participating and voting at this Meeting. This notice is available online in the same Internet section.

The other documents and information related to this Meeting may be consulted by the shareholders in accordance with applicable laws and regulations.

A live transmission of the Shareholders’ Meeting with an English translation shall be accessible on Nexans web site (

Financial calendar

  • April 25, 2012 : First-quarter 2012 financial information
  • May 15, 2012 : General Shareholders’ Meeting
  • June 6, 2012 : Shareholders information meeting in Tours*
  • July 25, 2012 : 2012 Half Year Results
  • October 9, 2012 : Shareholders information meeting in Annecy*

* Approximate date to be confirmed

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With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, worldwide expert 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, automotives, electronics, aeronautics, material handling and automation. Nexans is a responsible industrial company that regards sustainable development as integral to its global and operational strategy. Continuous innovation in products, solutions and services, employee development and engagement, and the introduction of safe industrial processes with limited environmental impact are among the key initiatives that place Nexans at the core of a sustainable future. With an industrial presence in 40 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 24,500 people and had sales in 2011 of 7 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. For more information, please consult: or