In order to increase the liquidity of the Dexia share and to further the purchase
of the share by individual shareholders, the Dexia group announces that a proposal
will be made to the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to split the
Dexia share in a proportion of ten new shares for one existing share. The same
prodedure will be followed for the Dexia strip.
The exchange of shares and strips will start on 14 June 2001 with the financial
institutions providing the financial service of the share, against remittance
of the existing share with coupons 7 and following attached and against the
The new shares and strips after the split will be listed on the Brussels, Paris
and Luxembourg stock exchanges from 18 June 2001 onwards. From this date, the
old share and the old strip will not be listed anymore.
The dividend for the financial year 2000 will be made payable on 14 June 2001.
Its gross value will amount to EUR 4.30 per share (proposal submitted to the
general meeting of shareholders of 9 May 2001).