Coface Group

General Assembly

2023 Combined Shareholders’ Meeting

COFACE’s 2023 Combined Shareholders' Meeting will take place on Tuesday 16th May 2023 at 02.00pm (CET) at the Group’s headquarters and registered office:
1 Place Costes et Bellonte
92270 Bois-Colombes – France
Shareholders may attend the meeting regardless of the number of shares they own, under the conditions described in the notice of meeting.
Shareholders may choose one of the following three ways to exercise their voting rights at the Annual General Meeting:
  • Attend the General Meeting;
  • Give proxy to the Chairman of the Meeting or to any other person or entity; or
  • Vote by mail or by internet.
Shareholders wishing to attend the meeting must request an admission card in accordance with the participation procedures detailed in the notice of meeting.
Shareholders are invited to vote remotely prior to the General Meeting (by internet, by mail or by using the following e-mail address or to give a proxy to the Chairman of the General Meeting and to carefully read the terms of participation detailed in the notice of meeting.
The VOTACCESS platform for this General Meeting will be open from 25 April 2023 at 9:00 a.m. until 15 May 2023 at 3:00 p.m. (Paris time).
Written questions may be sent to COFACE SA prior to the General Meeting if they are received before the end of the fourth business day preceding the date of the General Meeting, i.e. 10 May 2023. They must be sent to the Chairman of the Board of Directors by registered letter with acknowledgement of receipt or electronically to the following address, enclosing proof of their status as a shareholder for the question to be taken into account.


Shareholders of the Company will be invited to attend the Ordinary and Extraordinary General Meeting, date and location to be communicated on this site.
According to law and within the legally-defined deadlines, all documents that must be disclosed to the General Meeting will be made available:
  • at the registered office of COFACE SA: 1 Place Costes and Bellonte, 92270 Colombes, France;
  • on the website of the company under the section "Investor / General Assembly", or
  • sent on request to on request from “Uptevia– Service General Meetings” – Immeuble FLORES - 12 place des Etats-Unis CS 40083 - 92549 Montrouge Cedex, France

Questions & Answers

What are the different forms of General Shareholders’ Meetings?

The shareholders make their decisions at the General Shareholders’ Meetings which are qualified as ordinary or extraordinary.


The Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting is called upon to make all decisions which do not modify the capital or by-laws. Notably, it appoints, replaces, re-elects or revokes directors, approves, denies or corrects the financial statements, and rules on the distribution and allocation of benefits.


The Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting deliberates on all proposals of the Board of Directors aimed at modifying the capital or amending the company’s by-laws.


The Combined General Meeting puts together the previous two shareholders’ meetings (ordinary and extraordinary), on the same date and under the same convening notice.

What are the different ways of holding COFACE shares?

COFACE shares can be held as registered (forme nominative) or bearer shares (au porteur) at the option of the holder. Any shareholder may, at its expense, change from one form of holding to the other.

Any shareholder may elect to have its shares held in registered form and registered in its name in an account currently maintained by UPTEVIA Corporate Trust (12, place des Etats-Unis – CS 40083, 92549 Montrouge Cedex - France) for and on behalf of the Company.

Any shareholder may elect to have its shares held in bearer form and recorded in its name in an account maintained by an accredited financial intermediary, such as a French broker, bank or other authorized financial institution.

Who can attend or vote in the General Meeting?

Any shareholder, regardless of the number of shares they hold, may attend this General Meeting in person, vote by post or designate a proxy to vote on their behalf.

Replay of the AGM – 16 May 2023 (in French)





Universal Registration Document 2022 (Digital version)

Universal Registration Document 2022 including the Financial


Universal Registration Document 2022 (XHTML – Zip file – in French)

Universal Registration Document 2022 including the Financial

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