The Company informs its shareholders that its combined general meeting will be held on Wednesday May 6, 2009, at 5:00 pm (at the first convocation), at Salle Pleyel in Paris (252 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008).
The notice of meeting was published in the Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires on March 30, 2009.
The notice of meeting contains the agenda of the meeting, the draft resolutions, the Board's report upon such draft resolutions, the report on the share buyback program as well as information on how to attend and to vote at this shareholders meeting and is available in the "Shareholders > Regulated Information" section of our website www.lafarge.com.
All the documents and information relating to the meeting can be obtained by shareholders under the conditions provided by law.
Shareholders will be asked to set the normal dividend at euros 2,00 per share and the loyalty dividend at euros 2,20 per share. Lafarge shares will be traded ex-dividend on and after July 1, 2009 and the dividend will be paid on July 6, 2009.
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Lafarge is the world leader in building materials, with top-ranking positions in all of its businesses: Cement, Aggregates & Concrete and Gypsum. With more than 84,000 employees in 79 countries, Lafarge posted sales of Euros 19 billion in 2008.
In 2009 and for the fifth year in a row, Lafarge was listed in the ‘Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World'. With the world's leading building materials research facility, Lafarge places innovation at the heart of its priorities, working for sustainable construction and architectural creativity.