EQS-Adhoc: Results of the Annual General Meeting of Arbonia AG
Arbon, 23 April 2021 - Today's General Meeting of Arbonia AG was held once more without the physical participation of shareholders. Shareholders were again only able to exercise their rights through the independent proxy. All motions proposed by the Board of Directors were approved.
The Annual General Meeting was held at the headquarters of the company in Arbon (CH) and attended by the independent proxy, a representative of the external statutory auditor, the civil notary, and the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Alexander von Witzleben, as well as the General Secretary of Arbonia AG.? At today's 34th Annual General Meeting, Arbonia AG shareholders approved the management report, the financial statements, and the consolidated financial statement for 2020. They granted formal discharge to the members of the Board of Directors and Group Management for the past financial year. The consultative vote on the compensation report for the financial year 2020 and the two votes on the total compensation of the members of the Board of Directors for the 2020/2021 year of office and the members of Group Management for the financial year 2020 were also passed. The amendments to the Articles of Association for generating authorised and conditional capital to the amount of maximally CHF 29 148 000 each, but only alternatively usable, by issuing a maximum of 6 940 000 fully paid-up registered shares with a nominal value of CHF 4.20 each, corresponding to 10 %of the outstanding share capital, were approved. The Chairman of the Board of Directors Alexander von Witzleben as well as the seven other existing members of the Board of Directors Peter Barandun, Peter E. Bodmer, Heinz Haller, Markus Oppliger, Michael Pieper, Thomas Lozser and Dr. Carsten Voigtl?nder were confirmed for a further year of office. The independent proxy as well as the statutory auditor KPMG were confirmed in office until the next Annual General Meeting respectively for the 2021 financial year. Furthermore, the proposals for the distribution of a dividend were also approved: Based on the positive result for the 2020 financial year, the Board of Directors of Arbonia proposed to the shareholders to distribute a dividend of CHF 0.25 per dividend-bearing share for the 2020 financial year as well as additionally the deferred dividend for the financial year 2019 of CHF 0.22 per dividend-bearing share. In total, the shareholders of Arbonia will thus receive a combined dividend payment of CHF 0.47 per dividend-bearing share. Half of this amount, i.e. CHF 0.235, will be paid as a dividend from retained earnings and the other CHF 0.235 from capital contributions on 29 April 2021. As announced, Arbonia has thus continued to increase dividend payments by around 10% starting in the 2018 financial year (CHF 0.20).
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This press release as well as further information on Arbonia can be found on the website www.arbonia.com. The minutes and the voting results will be available from Monday, 26 April 2021 at www.arbonia.com/annual-general-meeting.?
Arbonia is a focused building components supplier that is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and has its headquarters in Arbon, in the canton of Thurgau (CH). The Group is active worldwide with its own distribu-tion companies, as well as offices and partners in more than 70 countries. Its main production sites are located in Switzerland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, Russia, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. A total of around 8'300 employees work for the Arbonia Group. The divisions that make up Arbonia are active in the following sectors: heating technology, air-conditioning and ventilation technology, sanitary equipment, windows, as well as exterior and interior doors.End of ad hoc announcement Language: English Company: Arbonia AG Amriswilerstrasse 50 9320 Arbon
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