On 21 Aprile 2016, the Shareholders’ Meeting of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore S.p.A., chaired by Marina Berlusconi, approved the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2015, and reviewed the 2015 consolidated financial statements, which show a Group net profit of 6.4 million euro, net of the result from discontinued operations; consolidated net profit from continuing operations, net of minority interests, almost tripled versus 31 December 2014, and came to 15.1 million euro versus 5.3 million euro in 2014.
The Shareholders’ Meeting also resolved to fully cover the Parent Company’s loss for the year of 31,981,679.37 euro by using a corresponding amount of reserves, in accordance with the proposal made by the Board of Directors.
Moreover, the Shareholders’ Meeting resolved on the following items on the agenda:
- renewal of authorization to purchase and sell treasury shares: given the approaching expiry of the previous authorization resolved on 23 April 2015, the Shareholders’ Meeting renewed the authorization to purchase treasury shares up to a cap of 10% of its share capital. The Shareholders’ Meeting also authorized to sell the treasury shares acquired by the Company in compliance with art. 2357-ter of the Italian Civil Code.
- Remuneration Report: the Shareholders’ Meeting also approved Section One of the Remuneration Report on the policy adopted for 2016 regarding remuneration to directors and executive managers with strategic responsibilities.