CorporateInvestorsMarch 16, 2011

Wolters Kluwer annual general meeting of shareholders materials online

Agenda items included, as well as an update of issued share capital.

Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company focused on professionals, announced today that the Agenda of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) as well as the convocation notice for the AGM are now available. The Shareholders meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2011, at 11.00 a.m. CET at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Agenda items include review of the 2010 performance, the dividend proposal of €0.67 per ordinary share, and the proposal to reappoint Mr. B.F.J. Angelici as a member of the Supervisory Board and Mr. J.J. Lynch, Jr. as a member of the Executive Board. The information for the AGM also includes an update of issued share capital on which votes can be casted at the meeting and shares held by the company.

On March 8, 2011, Wolters Kluwer launched its  2010 Annual Report. The report is available online, as an iPad app, and in print. The Dutch Jaaroverzicht 2010 (Year Overview 2010) is also available in the  Reports section of this website. Print copies of the Agenda of the AGM, the Annual Report, and the Dutch Jaaroverzicht are available at the company.

2011 Dividend calendar

April 29, 2011 Ex-dividend quotation
April 29 – May 13, 2011 Choice period stock dividend
May 3, 2011 Dividend record date
May 13, 2011 Stock dividend ratio date (after the close of trading)*
May 17, 2011 Cash distribution payable
May 24, 2011 ADR Cash distribution payable
* The stock dividend conversion rate will be set on the basis of the volume weighted average share price of the company during the period from May 9 up to and including May 13, 2011. 

2011 Calendar

April 27, 2011Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
May 11, 2011Trading update
July 27, 2011Half-Year 2011 results
November 9, 2011Trading update
February 22, 2012Full-Year 2011 results
About Wolters kluwer

Wolters Kluwer (WKL) is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, governance, risk & compliance, and legal & regulatory sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Forward-looking statements and other important legal information
This report contains forward-looking statements. These statements may be identified by words such as “expect”, “should”, “could”, “shall” and similar expressions. Wolters Kluwer cautions that such forward-looking statements are qualified by certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and events to differ materially from what is contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors which could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, general economic conditions; conditions in the markets in which Wolters Kluwer is engaged; behavior of customers, suppliers, and competitors; technological developments; the implementation and execution of new ICT systems or outsourcing; and legal, tax, and regulatory rules affecting Wolters Kluwer’s businesses, as well as risks related to mergers, acquisitions, and divestments. In addition, financial risks such as currency movements, interest rate fluctuations, liquidity, and credit risks could influence future results. The foregoing list of factors should not be construed as exhaustive. Wolters Kluwer disclaims any intention or obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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