The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting of 23 April 2010 resolved a free capital increase, for a total of EUR 50,000,000, to be implemented through the allocation of equity reserves, through the issue of 100 million of new ordinary shares of the Company, with a par value of EUR 0.50 each, to be implemented by 31 December 2014, in five annual tranches for an amount of EUR 10,000,000 each, represented by 20,000,000 new ordinary shares.
The shares relating to each tranche of the issue will be distributed in proportion to the allocation of new shares which will be determined on the basis of the share capital outstanding at the date of execution of the capital increase. The issue will be made during the second half of each year: in 2011 it took place on 4 July.
On each communication occasion, in addition to the requirements provided for by law, extensive information has been provided concerning the procedures of the capital increase, together with an explanation for the benefit of the shareholders/investors, also verifying that the media and other entities which may comment on the stock, have provided a correct interpretation of the type of transaction. Ansaldo STS is subject to the direction and coordination activities of Finmeccanica S.p.A., pursuant to and for the purposes of article 2497 of the Italian Civil Code.

On 4 July 2011 the Company, as resolved by the Board of Directors of Ansaldo STS SpA on 23 May 2011, implemented the second tranche of the free share capital increase resolved by the Shareholders in the Extraordinary Meeting of 23 April 2010.
Following the performance of the second tranche, the share capital of the Company currently amounts to EUR 80,000,000, divided into 140,000,000 ordinary shares with a par value of EUR 0.50 each.

The third tranche of the free share capital increase approved by the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on 23 April 2010 has been implemented on 9 July 2012. The company’s share capital has been increased from EUR 70,000,000.00 to EUR 80,000,000.00 via the issue of 20,000,000 ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.50 each.

The fourth tranche of the free share capital increase approved by the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on 23 April 2010 has been implemented on 15 July 2013. The company’s share capital has subsequently been increased from EUR 80,000,000.00 to EUR 90,000,000.00 via the issue of 20,000,000 ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.50 each.

The fifth tranche of the free share capital increase approved by the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting on 23 April 2010 has been implemented on 14 July 2014. The company’s share capital has subsequently been increased from EUR 90,000,000.00 to EUR 100,000,000.00 via the issue of 20,000,000 ordinary shares with a nominal value of EUR 0.50 each.

Free capital increase

 

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Million of shares before the capital increase 100 120 140 160 180
Million of shares after the capital increase 120 140 160 180 200
Factor of corrections 0.833 0.857 0.875 0.889 0.9