Shareholders’ Meeting of May 26, 2009 - Nexans’ 2008 Annual Report

Paris, April 17, 2009 – Nexans’ Board of Directors, in its meeting of April 3, 2009, decided to call a Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting on Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 (on first call) at 3.00 pm in the grand auditorium of the Palais Brongniart (Place de la Bourse, Paris 2nd).

The Board proposes that the shareholders approve the payment of a dividend of 2 euros per share, as in 2008, to be paid on June 3rd, 2009 (ex-dividend date: May 29th, 2009).

Documents and information related to this Meeting may be consulted by the shareholders in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. They will be available online on Nexans’ website (Finance section / Regulatory required information / Shareholders meetings).

The notice of this Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting, including in particular the agenda, the text of the proposed resolutions and the report of the Board of Directors on the proposed resolutions is already available online on Nexans’ website. The publication in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires (BALO) of the notice of this Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting, including the agenda, the text of the proposed resolutions and the conditions for participating and voting at this Meeting will take place on April 20th, 2009. This notice will be available online in the same Internet section.

Nexans’ 2008 Annual Report has been registered with the AMF (Autorités des Marchés Financiers) on April 16th, 2009. It is available to the public in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and is available online on Nexans’ website (Finance section / Regulatory required information / Annual reports) and on the AMF website (

The 2008 Annual Report includes the annual financial report, the Chairman’s report prepared in accordance with article L. 225-37 of the Commercial Code in connection with corporate governance, internal control and risk management, the statutory auditors’ reports and the information related to their fees.

2009 Financial Calendar

April 22, 2009: Publication of first-quarter 2009 financial information
May 26, 2009: Mixed Shareholders’ Meeting
June 3, 2009: Payment of the dividend
June 18, 2009: Individual shareholders’ information meeting in Nantes*

(* provisional date intended for information purposes only)


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About Nexans

With energy as the basis of its development, Nexans, the worldwide leader in the cable industry, offers an extensive range of cables and cabling systems. The Group is a global player in the infrastructure, industry, building and Local Area Network markets. Nexans addresses a series of market segments from energy, transport and telecom networks to shipbuilding, oil and gas, nuclear power, automotive, electronics, aeronautics, handling and automation. With an industrial presence in 39 countries and commercial activities worldwide, Nexans employs 23,500 people and had sales in 2008 of 6.8 billion euros. Nexans is listed on NYSE Euronext Paris, compartment A. More information on