Share information

Sioen Industries is quoted on the Brussels Stock Exchange since 18 October 1996.

Share information

In order to be able to continue following and ensuring the company’s fast growth, and in the conviction that a transparent policy would further strengthen the Group’s growth possibilities, the Sioen Industries share was introduced on the cash market, double fixing, of the Brussels Stock Exchange, on 18 October 1996. A year later the share was listed on the semi-continuous segment of the forward market and then, as of 11 March 1998, has been quoted on the continuous segment of the Brussels forward market, which has become Euronext Brussels.

As per 31 December 2019, the total number of shares amounts to 19 779 933 (issued and fully paid), of which 12 907 047 shares, or 65.25%, are owned by the Sioen family, a.o. through the holding company Sihold NV. 33 500 shares, or 0.17%, are owned by Sioen Industries NV within the framework of as share buyback program. The remaining number of shares, 6 839 386 or 34.58%, are spread among the public. Sioen has no preferential shares. Shares do not have a par value.

Notice pursuant to the law on public takeover bids

Following the entry into force of the Law of 1 April 2007 on public takeover bids (Takeover Act), on February 15, 2008 , Sihold NV, Sinvest NV and Mr. and Ms. Jean-Jacques Sioen made a notification in accordance with Article 74 § 7 of the Takeover Act with a view to obtain an exemption from the obligation to make an offer in accordance with article 74, § 1 of the Takeover Act. For an update of the control structure, reference is made to the transparency statements published on the company's website. The most recent notification to the company in accordance with article 74, § 8 of he Takeover Act dates from 12 March 2020. Since Ms. Jacqueline Sioen-Zoete has passed away, Sihold NV, Sicorp NV, JCA2M BV, ALCAMI BV, MIDIPA BV, Michèle Sioen, Daniëlle Sioen and Pascale Sioen (all persons in favor of whom the exemption provided for in article 74, § 1 of the Takeover Act applies in accordance with article 74, § 5, 2°, 3 ° and 4° of the Takeover Act) have reported to the company that (i) Sihold holds 65.25% of the shares in the company, (ii) Sihold NV is controlled by Sicorp NV, (iii) JCA2M BV, ALCAMI BV and MIDIPA BV jointly control Sicorp NV, and (iv) JCA2M BV is controlled by Michèle Sioen, ALCAMI BV is controlled by Daniëlle Sioen and MIDIPA BV is controlled by Pascale Sioen .

Dividend policy

Generally, the Board of Directors wishes to strive for a pay-out ratio of more than 15%. In order to link the dividend to the cash flow expectations on the one hand and to reward the shareholders on the other hand, the Board strives to increase the dividend year after year. For the year 2019, the Board of Directors proposed to cancel the dividend, due to exceptional circumstances regarding the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.


Share codes and classification

ISIN BE0003743573
Euronext code BE0003743573
Mnemo SIOE
Type Stock - Ordinary stock - Continuous
Market Euronext Brussels - Euronext - Local securities
Compartment B (Mid Cap)
ICB Sector classification:

  • 3000, Consumer Goods
  • 3700, Personal & Household Goods
  • 3760, Personal Goods
  • 3763, Clothing & Accessories

Reuters: SIOE.BR
Bloomberg: SIOE.BB


Dematerialisation

The Act on the abolition of bearer securities took effect on 1 January 2008. This act applies to all securities of Belgian origin: government bonds, bank savings certificates, subordinated certificates, funds, listed or unlisted company shares etc.

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Financial information and investor relations.

For all further information, institutional investors and financial analysts are advised to contact:

Geert Asselman
Chief Financial Officer

Fabriekstraat 23
B-8850 Ardooie
T: +32 51 74 09 80
F: +32 51 74 09 79
E: corporate@sioen.com