OMA’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting approves Ps. 1,400 million dividend payment

  • Ps. 1,200 million share purchase reserve approved
  • Board of Directors ratified

MONTERREY, Mexico, April 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mexican airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA (NASDAQ:OMAB) (BMV:OMA), announced today that its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting approved, among other matters, the payment of a cash dividend of Ps. 1,400 million, or Ps. 3.50 per share, to be paid no later than April 30, 2016.

In addition, the Shareholders’ Meeting approved a share repurchase reserve of Ps. 1,200 million and authorized use of up to that amount to repurchase shares during 2016 and until the next annual meeting approves the 2016 results.

The members of the Board of Directors were also designated and/or approved as proposed. The composition of the corporate governance bodies is shown below.

Board of Directors
Diego Quintana KawageChairmanBB
Alonso Quintana KawageDirectorBB
Frédéric Paul Joseph DUPEYRONDirectorBBJacques Edouard Julien FOLLAIN
Luis Fernando Zárate RochaDirectorB
José Luis Guerrero ÁlvarezDirectorB
Sergio Fernando Montaño LeónDirectorB
Elsa Beatriz García BojorgesIndependent DirectorB
Alberto Felipe Mulás AlonsoIndependent DirectorB
Ricardo Gutiérrez MuñozIndependent DirectorB
Ricardo Maldonado YañezIndependent DirectorB
Felipe Duarte OlveraIndependent DirectorB

Rodrigo Antonio Quintana KawageSecretary, not a member of the Board
Alfredo Domínguez SánchezProsecretary

Elsa Beatriz García BojorgesChair

Alberto Felipe Mulás AlonsoChair

This press release may contain forward-looking information and statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements are only predictions based on our current information and expectations and projections about future events. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “target,” “estimate,” or similar expressions. While OMA's management believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and are generally beyond the control of OMA, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those discussed in our most recent annual report filed on Form 20-F under the caption “Risk Factors.” OMA undertakes no obligation to update publicly its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

About OMA
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte, S.A.B. de C.V., known as OMA, operates 13 international airports in nine states of central and northern Mexico. OMA’s airports serve Monterrey, Mexico’s third largest metropolitan area, the tourist destinations of Acapulco, Mazatlán, and Zihuatanejo, and nine other regional centers and border cities. OMA also operates a hotel inside Terminal 2 of the Mexico City airport and the Hilton Garden Inn at the Monterrey airport. OMA employs over 1,000 persons in order to offer passengers and clients airport and commercial services in facilities that comply with all applicable international safety, security standards, and ISO 9001:2008. OMA’s strategic shareholder members are ICA, Mexico’s largest engineering, procurement, and construction company, and Aéroports de Paris Management, subsidiary of Aéroports de Paris, the second largest European airports operator. OMA is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange (OMA) and on the NASDAQ Global Select Market (OMAB). For more information, visit

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Source:Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de C.V.