AMSTERDAM, October 13, 2016, 22:01 CEST – Cnova N.V. (NASDAQ and Euronext Paris: CNV; ISIN: NL0010949392) (“Cnova” or the “Company”) today published on its website (https://www.cnova.com) the notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the “Meeting”) to be held on Thursday, November 24, 2016, at 14:00 CET at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol hotel, located at Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118BN, Schiphol Airport, the Netherlands. As discussed further in the notice and the explanatory notes to the Meeting agenda, the Meeting, in accordance with the requirements of Dutch law, is being convened to: (i) review with the Company’s shareholders the annual board report for the financial year 2015, which is subject to Dutch law and the Dutch Corporate Governance Code (the “2015 Board Report”), and (ii) submit to a shareholder vote the adoption of the annual accounts for the financial year 2015 (the “2015 Annual Accounts”) as well as various other items relating to Dutch corporate law. As communicated by the Company through various press releases and as discussed during the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held on June 29, 2016 (the “AGM 2016”), the 2015 Board Report and the 2015 Annual Accounts were both finalized after the AGM 2016, prompting the Company to hold this Extraordinary General Meeting.
The Meeting notice, the explanatory notes to the Meeting agenda and the forms of the Meeting proxy cards (collectively, the “Meeting Materials”) are available at Cnova’s website and will also be furnished to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on a report of foreign private issuer on Form 6-K (the “Form 6-K”). Additionally, the 2015 Board Report and the 2015 Annual Accounts, including audited annual statutory financial statements as of and for the year ended December 31, 2015, also available on Cnova’s website, were filed with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten) and were furnished to the SEC on a report of foreign private issuer on Form 6-K on September 27, 2016. The Form 6-K with the Meeting Materials and the Form 6-K with the 2015 Board Report and 2015 Annual Accounts may also be viewed on the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov).
Any information contained on, or that can be accessed through, Cnova’s website does not constitute a part of this press release and is not incorporated by reference herein.