The Acerinox Shareholders Meeting held recently has approved the proposal of the payment of a dividend of 0.45 euros per share via scrip dividend or optional dividend, so shareholders can choose between being paid in cash or by receiving new shares. Payment will be made in a single payment next July.
Furthermore, the proposal for the renewal of KPMG Auditores S.L. as auditors of the financial statements for 2016 has been approved as well as the appointment of PricewaterHouseCoopers as the new company auditor for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019. Acerinox continues the implementation of its Strategic Plan 2016-2020 which includes new equipments for its factories in Kentucky (USA) and Campo de Gibraltar (Spain).