AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, DE000A0JK2A8

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, DE000A0JK2A8

18.05.2018 - 14:57:12

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA: Pressemitteilung zur Hauptversammlung 2018:

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA: Press release on the 2018 Annual General Meeting

- Shareholders resolve a record dividend of EUR 5.00 per share

- KPMG is elected as the new auditor for financial year 2018

- Christian Dreyer is elected to the Supervisory Board

Grünwald/Munich, May 18, 2018 - All resolutions proposed by the administration were adopted with a high level of approval by the represented shareholders (presence: 38.99% of the share capital) at the ordinary annual general meeting of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8) that took place today in Munich.

As proposed by the administration, the annual general meeting adopted a resolution on the distribution of a record dividend of EUR 5.00 per share from the distributable profit of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA, due to the successful exit activity and the positive operating performance of the Group subsidiaries. This corresponds to a renewed dividend increase of 25 percent compared with the previous year (2017: EUR 4.00). The dividend comprises a base dividend of EUR 1.50 per share (2017: EUR 1.00) as well as a participation dividend of EUR 3.50 EUR per share (2017: EUR 3.00). Thus, the distribution amounts to a total of EUR 141.0 million.

Today's annual general meeting also appointed KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Munich Branch, as auditor of the separate and consolidated financial statements for financial year 2018. KPMG is one of the world's four biggest audit firms.

After Prof. Dr. Wössner resigned from his position as member and Chairman of the Supervisory Board for age reasons effective at the close of today's annual general meeting, Christian Dreyer, entrepreneur from Salzburg, was elected to the Supervisory Board of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA. In its subsequent meeting, the Supervisory Board elected Christian Dreyer as its Chairman and Prof. Dr. Mühlfriedel as its Vice Chairman. The company's Executive Board and Supervisory Board thank Prof. Dr. Wössner for his excellent and trustful cooperation in the past years.

ABOUT AURELIUS AURELIUS Group is a pan-European investment group with offices in Munich, London, Stockholm and Madrid. Since it was founded in 2006, AURELIUS has grown from a local turnaround investor to an international multi-asset manager investing in a wide range of sectors and across the capital structure.

AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000AOJK2A8, Ticker Symbol: AR4) represents the listed entity within the AURELIUS Group that focusses on investing in special situations and mid-market transaction opportunities. AURELIUS Equity Opportunities currently has 21 portfolio companies located across Europe which employ around 20,000 people and generate annual revenues of more than EUR 3.5 billion. The shares of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities are traded on all German stock exchanges. The company's market capitalization is approximately EUR 1.9 billion (as of May 2018).

With its group charity AURELIUS Refugee Initiative e.V., AURELIUS provides comprehensive support for refugees on their way towards a better life.

To find out more, visit www.aureliusinvest.de

CONTACT AURELIUS Group Anke Banaschewski Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Phone: +49 (89) 544799-0 Fax: +49 (89) 544799-55 E-Mail: investor@aureliusinvest.de

Contact: AURELIUS Group Anke Banaschewski Investor Relations & Corporate Communications Phone: +49 (89) 544799-0 Fax: +49 (89) 544799-55 E-Mail: investor@aureliusinvest.de

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Language: English Company: AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA Ludwig-Ganghofer-Straße 6 82031 Grünwald

Germany Phone: +49 (0)89 544 799-0 Fax: +49 (0)89 544 799-55 E-mail: info@aureliusinvest.de Internet: www.aureliusinvest.de ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8 WKN: A0JK2A Listed: Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich (m:access), Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange   End of News DGAP News Service

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