The ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting resolved to approve unanimously the financial statements of FINCANTIERI S.p.A. at 31 December 2014 that report a profit of euro 37,519,392.19. Based on the
proposal of the Board of Directors, the Shareholders’ Meeting resolved to allocate the net profit for the year as for euro 1,875,969.61, totaling 5% of the net profit, to the Legal reserve and as for the remaining portion of the net profit, totaling euro 35,643,422.58, to the Extraordinary reserve.
The ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting also resolved to approve the first Section of the Compensation Report prepared pursuant to Article 123-ter, paragraph 6, of Legislative Decree No. 58 dated 24 February 1998(the Italian “Consolidated Financial Act”).
The extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting resolved to amend Article 5 of the By-laws in accordance with the proposal submitted by the Board of Directors in the Directors’ report on the related item on the agenda.
Fincantieri is one of the world's largest shipbuilding groups and number one by diversification and presence in all high value-added market sectors, having built more than 7,000 vessels in over 230 years of its maritime history. It is world leader in cruise ship construction and a reference player in other sectors, from naval vessels to cruise ferries, from mega-yachts to special high value-added vessels, from ship repairs and conversions to offshore vessels.
Headquartered in Trieste (Italy), the Group has approximately 21,700 employees, of whom around 7,700 in Italy, and 21 shipyards in 4 continents. In 2013 the Group acquired VARD, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange that builds offshore support vessels for oil & gas exploration and production. Fincantieri has doubled in size to become the West's leading shipbuilder. Fincantieri operates in the United States through its subsidiary Fincantieri Marine Group (FMG). This company, which serves important government customers, including the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, has three shipyards (Marinette Marine, Bay Shipbuilding, Ace Marine), all located in the Great Lakes region.