Notice to Shareholders - Telecom Italia Payment of Dividends and 2004 Annual Report

03/08/2005 - 08:00 AM

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Telecom Italia
Registered Office in Milan, Piazza degli Affari 2
Corporate Headquarters in Rome, Corso d'Italia 41
Fully paid-up share capital Euro 8,868,946,358.25
Tax/VAT and Milan Company Register number 00488410010

NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS

We herewith inform you that the Shareholders' Meeting held on April 7, 2005 approved, among other things, the Financial Statements of the Company as at December 31, 2004 and resolved to allocate a part of the net income to the Shareholders as dividend, calculated on the basis of the following amounts: 0.1093 euro for each ordinary share and 0.1203 euro for each savings share, inclusive of possible withholdings due by law.
The dividend, which is represented by coupon number 2 for both classes of shares, will be made available for payment through the authorized intermediaries from April 21, 2005, ex dividend date April 18, 2005.

We also, furthermore, remind you that in accordance with the Regulations of the "Telecom Italia 1.5% 2001-2010 convertible bonds with premium upon redemption", the request for conversion of the bonds will resume on April 19, 2005.

FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL
STATEMENTS AS AT DECEMBER 31, 2004

The financial statements and the consolidated financial statements as at December 31, 2004 , together with the documentation as provided for by current regulations are available to the public at the registered office of the Company as well as at Borsa Italiana S.p.A.. The minutes of the Shareholders' Meeting will be made available to the public within the time limits established by law.

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Requests for clarifications and information may be made by: - calling the 800 number: +39 800020220 (for calls inside Italy) or number: +39 011 4404900 (for calls from outside Italy) - sending an e-mail to: corporate.affairs@telecomitalia.it