Leonardo-Finmeccanica informs that the annual calendar of corporate events for the year 2017 is as follows:
• Wednesday 15 March Board of Directors: Draft Annual Report for 2016
• From Tuesday 2 to Friday 12 May Shareholders’ Meeting*
• Thursday 4 May Board of Directors: Results for the First Quarter 2017
• Thursday 27 July Board of Directors: First Half Report 2017
• Thursday 9 November Board of Directors: Results for the Nine Months 2016
*ex-dividend date, if any: May 2017
The conference calls/meetings to present the results to the Financial Community will usually take place the same day or the day after the approval by the Board of Directors.
Any amendment to this calendar will be timely announced.
Following the Legislative Decree no. 25 of 2016, which became effective last 18 March, and with reference to the new art. 82-ter of the Issuers' Regulations for quarterly financial information, the Board of Directors, in order to ensure information continuity and regularity to the financial community, resolved to continue to publish, on a voluntary basis, the first and third quarter financial information.
As from 2017, and until otherwise decided, the quarterly results subject to disclosure, in a shorter form compared to the set of information published before the Decree became effective, will concern the Group's results, the Key Performance indicators ("KPI"), a comment on the Group’s and its sectors performance and, if necessary, any additional information intended to define the outlook of the business.
The quarterly results will be subject to approval and publication within 45 days of the closing of the first and the third quarter of the year.
As previously announced, with effect from 1 January 2017, the Company will change its name into "Leonardo - Società per azioni " or, abbreviated form,"Leonardo S.p.a.”
Following the process of the reorganisation of the Leonardo-Finmeccanica Group’s companies, it should be noted that from January 1st 2016: the “Helicopters” division has absorbed the activities of AgustaWestland; the “Aircraft” division has absorbed part of the activities of Alenia Aermacchi; the “Aero-structures” division has absorbed part of the activities of Alenia Aermacchi; the “Airborne & Space Systems” division has absorbed part of the activities of Selex ES; the “Land & Naval Defence Electronics” division has absorbed part of the activities of Selex ES; the “Security & Information Systems” division has absorbed part of the activities of Selex ES; the “Defence Systems” division has absorbed the activities of OTO Melara and WASS.
Leonardo-Finmeccanica (leonardocompany.com) is among the top ten global players in Aerospace, Defence and Security and Italy’s main industrial company. As a single entity from January 2016, organised into business divisions (Helicopters; Aircraft; Aero-structures; Airborne & Space Systems; Land & Naval Defence Electronics; Defence Systems; Security & Information Systems), Leonardo-Finmeccanica operates in the most competitive international markets by leveraging its areas of technology and product leadership. Listed on the Milan Stock Exchange (LDO), at 31 December 2015 Finmeccanica recorded consolidated revenues of 13 billion Euros and has a significant industrial presence in Italy, the UK and the U.S.