At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders 2009 of SBM Offshore N.V., held
in Rotterdam at 14 May 2009, the shareholders voted in favour of the
dividend proposal made by the Management Board and approved by the
Supervisory Board, to distribute Â¤ 0.69 per ordinary share with a
nominal value of Â¤ 0.25 (based on US$ 0.93 per ordinary share at ECB
reference exchange rate of 1.3563 US$/Â¤ on 14 May 2009).
The dividend will be paid 50% as a stock dividend and 50% as a cash
dividend (after deduction of 15% withholding tax).
Stock dividend is based on the volume weighted average share price
(FIWAP) from 18 May 2009 to 22 May 2009 at Â¤ 11.9328.
Total dividend will be paid as follows:
* Cash dividend of Â¤ 0.345 per ordinary share;
* Stock dividend of 2 new shares for 69 existing shares.
Payment of the dividend on the ordinary shares and delivery of the
ordinary shares, plus eventual settlement of fractions in cash, will
take place as of 9 June 2009.
The dividend will be distributed to the shareholders through the bank
or broker which keeps the shares in administration.
Contact person: Mr. Sebastiaan de Ronde Bresser
Telephone: (+377) 92 05 85 15
Mobile: (+33) 643 919 312
Fax: (+377) 92 05 89 40
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