The Board of Directors of S&B Industrial Minerals S.A. informs the investing public that the Ordinary General Meeting of its shareholders, that took place on 31/05/2007, decided, among others, on the share capital increase by 59.660 euro through capitalization of indisposed profits of the fiscal year 2006. The above mentioned increase will be realised via the issue of 59,660 new shares of nominal value 1 euro each and free disposal to management executives of both the parent company and its affiliates, including the executive members of the Board of Directors.
Following the above increase, the company s share capital amounts to 30.710.995 euro, divided into 30.710.995 shares of nominal value 1 euro each.
Decision no Ê2-8649/20-06-07 by the Minister of Development was recorded in the Societe Anomymes Registry, approving the amendment of the relative article of the corporate charter. The ATHEX Board of Directors in its session on 22/06/2007 approved the start of trading on the Exchange of the above new shares.
The 59.660 new shares will start trading on the Athens Exchange on 28/06/2007. As of the same date the above shares will be credited to the beneficiaries account with the Dematerialized Securities System. It should also be noted that, as of the same date, the starting price of the shares on the ATHEX will be settled according to the Athens Exchange regulation.
For any further information the shareholders may obtain the relative information note available as of 21/06/2007 in hard copy at the company s offices on 15 A. Metaxa str, 145 64 Kifissia and in electronic form at the corporate website www.sandb.com as well as contact the shareholders department (Ms. Ilia Bardani, tel: +30 210 6296153).