Published: 12:30 CEST 18-05-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Nyrstar / : NYR /ISIN: BE0974294267
18 May 2017 at 12.30 CEST
Nyrstar NV (the "Company") held an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting as well as a special general shareholders' meeting in Brussels today.
The items on the agenda of the extraordinary general shareholders' meeting with respect to (a) the absorption of losses through a decrease of available reserves and issue premiums, (b) the granting of powers to the Board of Directors under the authorised capital, and (c) the renewal of the powers of the Board of Directors to purchase own shares, were approved.
The sole item on the agenda of the special general shareholders' meeting with respect to the approval in accordance with Article 556 of the Belgian Companies Code in connection with the silver prepayment arrangement entered into on 30 March 2017 between Nyrstar Sales & Marketing AG (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) and Goldman Sachs International, was also approved.
No attendance quorum applied to today's meetings.
Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals, which are essential resources that are fuelling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs approximately 4,300 people. Nyrstar is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further information please visit the Nyrstar website: www.nyrstar.com.
For further information contact:
Anthony Simms Group Manager Investor Relations T: +41 44 745 8157 M: +41 79 722 2152 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Franziska Morroni Group Manager Corporate Communications T: +41 44 745 8295 M: +41 79 719 2342 E: email@example.com
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