During the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Royal Ten Cate, which was held on Thursday 8 April 2010, the dividend for the 2009 financial year was declared at € 0.60 (2008: € 0.85) per ordinary share of € 2.50 par value.
The dividend is to be paid in cash, or at the shareholder's option in ordinary shares charged to the share premium reserve. The value of the stock dividend will surpass the value of the cash dividend by 0 to 3%.
The ex-dividend date will be Monday 12 April 2010. The record date for the dividend has been fixed as Wednesday 14 April 2010, after trading hours. Shareholders are offered the opportunity to make known their choice relating to the optional dividend before 15:00 hours CET on Monday 3 May 2010. Immediately following this, the exchange ratio of the optional dividend will be announced. The dividend will be made available for payment as from Thursday 6 May 2010.
Royal Ten Cate
Almelo, the Netherlands, Thursday 8 April 2009
For further information:
Further information is available at www.securitiesinfo.nl.
Drs. F.R. Spaan, Director Investor Relations & Corporate Development
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Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) is a multinational company which combines textile technology with related chemical processes and material technology in the development and production of functional materials with distinctive characteristics. Products of TenCate are sold worldwide.
Systems and materials from TenCate come under four areas of application: safety & protection, space & aerospace, infrastructure & the environment, and sport & recreation. TenCate occupies leading positions in protective fabrics, composites for space and aerospace, antiballistics, geosynthetics and synthetic turf. TenCate is listed on the NYSE Euronext (AMX).