Shareholders and holders of certificates were able to choose between payment of the dividend in cash or in (certificates of) shares.
The number of dividend rights that entitles to one new (certificate of a) share (the exchange ratio) has been set at 36.5. This exchange ratio is based on the volume weighted average price of the Fugro certificates of shares traded at NYSE Euronext Amsterdam on 30 and 31 May and 1 June 2011, being EUR 55.01. The value of the stock dividend is 0.47% higher than the cash dividend of EUR 1.50.
Around 52% of the holders of (certificates of) shares elected for stock dividend resulting in the issue of approximately 1.1 million new (certificates of) shares.
Payment of the cash dividend and delivery of the (certificates of) shares for the stock dividend will take place as of 6 June 2011.