Finance

Being a shareholder

Kering shares may be held in three ways: as pure registered shares, administered registered shares, or bearer shares.

Holding methods

Pure Registered Administered Registered Bearer
Kering knows you are a shareholder.
Your shares are registered with and managed by CACEIS Corporate Trust.

Kering knows you are a shareholder. Your shares are registered with CACEIS Corporate Trust, but managed by your financial institution. Your account manager is your main contact.

Kering cannot identify bearer shareholders. Your shares are registered with and managed by your financial institution. Your account manager is your main contact.

 

Registered advantages: 

 

1. Personalized information: Kering directly sends you the Letter to shareholders, the invitation to the Annual General Meeting (admission card will be sent only on request) and any other document regarding your securities account.
 

2. Easy access to the Annual General Meeting: no need to provide a share ownership certificate prior to the event.  Your admission card is sent to you on request.
 

3. A double voting right is conferred to each registered share held at least two years.
 

4. There is no minimum holding required in order to open a registered securities account.

 

 

 

Pure registered advantages:

 

1. Free management of your shares

Pure registered shareholders do not pay any custody fees or any of the fees inherent in the day-to-day management of their securities (conversion to bearer, transfer of securities, legal aspects, processing of securities trades, dividend payment).

 


2. Personalized information, with direct access to CACEIS Corporate Trust

•    Notice of meeting, voting and proxy form, admission card request form and legal information documents,
•    A dedicated number for all information on share management, share taxation and the organization of shareholders’ meetings. Shareholders can reach the Investor Relations department team from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (Paris time), without interruption from Monday to Friday.

 

 

3. A dedicated website to manage your account: OLIS-Actionnaire, with the following services:

•    Access your personal data
•    Consult your assets
•    Information from the issuer
•    A « Your statements » space
•    Buy or sell shares online
•    Monitoring of your current operations
•    Sign up for e-notice for the AGM
•    Vote online before the AGM or request an admission card

 

How to register your shares?

Please fill in the form downloadable here and send it to your account manager (financial institution currently managing your securities account). Your account manager will contact CACEIS Corporate Trust to deliver the right shares and give us your contact information.

 

CACEIS Corporate Trust

Investor Relations department
14 rue Rouget de Lisle
92862 Issy-Les-Moulineaux Cedex 9
Email: ct-contact@caceis.com
Phone: +33 (0)1 57 78 34 44
(Monday to Friday from 9 am to 11 pm)

Overview of the share holding methods

1
Who holds my securities account?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
CACEIS Corporate Trust manages your account for Kering


ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
Your financial institution manages your account and relays the information regarding your shares to CACEIS Corporate Trust


BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Your financial institution manages your account

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Who should I contact to buy or sell equities?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
CACEIS Corporate Trust

 

ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS / BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Your financial institution

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3
What are the custodial and management fees?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
Free

ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS / BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
At your expense, according to your financial institution’s price list

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4
For my annual income tax return?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
CACEIS Corporate Trust will send you a single tax declaration form (Imprimé Fiscal Unique) presenting your shares transactions throughout the year

 

ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS / BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Your financial institution will send you a single tax declaration form (Imprimé Fiscal Unique) presenting the transactions on your securities account
 

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5
Can I register my shares into a share savings account (Plan d’épargne en actions)?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
No


ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS / BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Yes

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6
How do I receive AGM-related information?

PURE AND ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
All the documents to attend the AGM are automatically sent to you, either in paper, or electronic format, should you opt for e-notice


BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
You do not receive automatically the information and must use the public publications to be aware of the date of the event

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7
What document do I need to present to be admitted to the AGM?

PURE AND ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
Your admission card or proof of identity


BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Your admission card or the share ownership certificate provided by your financial institution and proof of identity
 

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8
What are my voting rights at the AGM?

PURE AND ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
A double voting right is conferred to each registered share held at least two years


BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
One voting right per share

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9
How do I receive the documents regarding my shares?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS AND ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
The documents are automatically sent to you by CACEIS Corporate Trust


BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
The documents are automatically sent to you by your financial institution, which manages your account
 

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How to place an order?

PURE REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS
Download and fill in the Trade Order form here and return it to CACEIS


ADMINISTERED REGISTERED SHAREHOLDERS / BEARER SHAREHOLDERS
Please ask your financial institution
 

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