CorporateMarch 09, 2016

Wolters Kluwer published its 2015 annual report and sustainability report

Agenda and convocation notice AGM of shareholders available online.

Wolters Kluwer, a global leader in professional information services and solutions, today published its 2015 Annual Report and Sustainability Report. The Annual Report will be proposed for adoption at the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM).

The agenda with explanatory notes, convocation notice for the AGM, as well as all other documents relating to the AGM are now available. The agenda for the AGM includes the proposal to distribute a final dividend of €0.57 per ordinary share. If approved, this will bring the total dividend over the 2015 financial year to €0.75 per share. Furthermore, the proposal to appoint Ms. Jeanette Horan and Ms. Fidelma Russo as members of the Supervisory Board is on the agenda.

The information for the AGM includes an update of issued share capital on which votes can be cast at the meeting. Wolters Kluwer’s AGM will be held at Sofitel Legend the Grand Hotel in Amsterdam, on April 21, 2016.

Download the Wolters Kluwer 2015 Annual Report.

Download the Wolters Kluwer 2015 Sustainability Report.

Financial calendar

 April 21, 2016  2016 Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
 April 25, 2016  Ex-dividend date: 2015 final dividend
 April 26, 2016  Record date: 2015 final dividend
 May 11, 2016  First-Quarter 2016 Trading Update
 May 12, 2016  Payment date: 2015 final dividend ordinary shares
 May 19, 2016  Payment date: 2015 final dividend ADRs
 July 29, 2016  Half-Year 2016 Results
 August 29, 2016  Ex-dividend date: 2016 interim dividend
 August 30, 2016  Record date: 2016 interim dividend
 September 14, 2016  Payment date: 2016 interim dividend ordinary shares
 September 21, 2016  Payment date: 2016 interim dividend ADRs
 November 2, 2016  Nine-Month 2016 Trading Update
 February 22, 2017  Full-Year 2016 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.  

Certain trademarks referenced are owned by Wolters Kluwer N.V. and its subsidiaries and may be registered in various countries.

This press release contains information which is to be made publicly available under Regulation (EU) 596/2014.