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Frequently asked questions

1. What are the advantages and disadvantages of holding shares in registered form?


As shareholders' identities are known, the company can send them information or notices of meeting directly.
They can attend shareholders' meetings with no special formalities. Shareholders who hold Bouygues shares in registered form for more than two years have double voting rights.


To be sold, Bouygues shares must be in bearer form. Any sale of registered shares therefore requires that they first be converted into bearer shares and transferred to a financial intermediary.
Shareholders holding pure registered shares will receive as many statements and tax certificates as securities they own. The large number of documents thus accumulated can be inconvenient when completing tax returns.


2. How can I convert Bouygues shares into pure registered form? Which intermediary holds Bouygues registered share accounts?

To convert Bouygues shares into pure registered form, the shareholder must transmit a request to the financial intermediary with whom the shares are deposited. When Bouygues receives the shares, it sends the shareholder notification and an account activation form.
Bouygues holds registered share accounts directly and is a member of Euroclear France as an issuer under No. 791.

3. Can Bouygues shares held in a PEA (French equity savings plan) be converted to pure registered form?

Managing pure registered share accounts within a PEA is complex and restrictive for both Bouygues, as depositary of the shares, and the financial intermediaries that hold the PEA securities and cash accounts. It is therefore Bouygues' policy not to open such accounts.
Shareholders wishing to register their Bouygues shares already held in a PEA must choose the administered registered form.

4. Can I buy Bouygues shares or sell those already held in pure registered form by applying directly to Bouygues?

Bouygues has made it a general rule not to have any involvement in trades on behalf of its shareholders. Shareholders wishing to buy or sell Bouygues shares should therefore apply to the financial intermediary of their choice.

Before selling all or some of their Bouygues shares held in pure registered form, shareholders should send Bouygues a letter asking for them to be converted into bearer form with the financial intermediary of their choice, together with their bank account details (no charge is made for converting shares from registered into bearer form). Shareholders then transmit orders directly to their financial intermediary.

5. How can I attend Bouygues general meetings of shareholders?

All Bouygues shareholders are entitled to attend general meetings of shareholders, regardless of the number of shares they own.

To see the arrangements for participating in general meetings, go to this page:


6. How can I contact the registered share service?

By telephone: 0 805 120 007 (toll free from France only)
By e-mail:

7. How to make a complaint

Shareholders can make their complaints to the Registered Share Service:

The Registered Share Service acknowledges receipt of the complaint within ten business days of receiving it. An answer will be sent back within two months. If an answer cannot be sent back within this time period due to specific circumstances, the Registered Share Service will keep you informed.

If you do not receive an answer or you deem it unsatisfactory, you may contact
l’Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF):

Web site of the AMF Ombudsman:

8. How can I obtain the minutes of the General meetings of shareholders?

The minutes and slides of each shareholders' meeting are available on our website. Click here to download them.

9. How can I obtain the Registration Document?

All Bouygues Registration Documents and Annual Reports since 2001 are available on our website. You can either download them or order them by clicking here. You will then receive them by email.

10. How can I contact the Bouygues group to obtain financial information?

For all financial information, please contact the investor relations team on +33 1 44 20 12 77 or by e-mail:

11. How can I find out who is in the senior management team and who is on the Board of Directors?

Click here to see the list of senior executives and here for the Board of Directors.

12. How can I stay informed about Bouygues' financial results?

All the information regarding the Group's financial results is available on the website:

  • Calendar
  • Press releases
  • Results presentations
  • Key figures
13. How can I find out when financial press releases are issued?

A calendar is available on the website. It includes the dates and times at which financial press releases are issued. Click here to access the press releases.

14. Which indices is Bouygues listed on?

Bouygues is included in the CAC 40 index. It is listed on Euronext Paris, Compartment A , eligible for deferred settlement (SRD).

15. What is Bouygues' Sicovam code?

ISIN Code FR000012050

(Updated: 18 February 2020)