Paris, Amsterdam, 2016-Nov-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — In order to simplify the group’s organization, Unibail-Rodamco SE plans to proceed with a merger by absorption of Rodamco Europe B.V. (a Dutch company wholly-owned by Unibail-Rodamco SE) no later than December 31, 2016, subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions precedent. The absorption had initially been planned for Q4-2015.
According to Article R. 236-3 of the French Commercial Code: (i) the draft cross border merger agreement, (ii) the interim financial statements of Rodamco Europe B.V. at September 30, 2016 and the bi-annual financial statements of Unibail-Rodamco SE and (iii) the annual accounts approved by the general meetings and the management reports for the years 2013, 2014 and 2015, will be made available to shareholders of Unibail-Rodamco SE at its head office as of November 7, 2016.
Pursuant to Article L. 236-11 of the French Commercial Code, the merger, if implemented, will not be subject to final approval of an extraordinary general meeting of Unibail-Rodamco SE.
Created in 1968, Unibail-Rodamco SE is Europe’s largest listed commercial property company, with a presence in 11 EU countries, and a portfolio of assets valued at €39.3 billion as of June 30, 2016. As an integrated operator, investor and developer, the Group aims to cover the whole of the real estate value creation chain. With the support of its 1,985 professionals, Unibail-Rodamco applies those skills to highly specialised market segments such as large shopping centres in major European cities and large offices and convention & exhibition centres in the Paris region. The Group distinguishes itself through its focus on the highest architectural, city planning and environmental standards. Its long term approach and sustainable vision focuses on the development or redevelopment of outstanding places to shop, work and relax. Its commitment to environmental, economic and social sustainability has been recognised by inclusion in the FTSE4Good and STOXX Global ESG Leaders indexes. The Group is a member of the CAC 40, AEX 25 and EuroSTOXX 50 indices. It benefits from an A rating from Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings.
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