Resolutions of the Annual Shareholders' Meeting of Sartorius AG
Annual Shareholders' Meeting passes resolution to pay dividends of 0.96 euro per preference share and 0.94 euro per ordinary share | Supervisory Board and Executive Board granted discharge by a large majority
Goettingen, April 18, 2013 – At today’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in Goettingen, Germany, shareholders approved all board proposals by a large majority. Thus, the Annual Shareholders' Meeting passed the resolution to pay dividends of 0.96 euro per preference share (previous year: 0.82 euro) and 0.94 euro per ordinary share (previous year: 0.80 euro). Accordingly, the total amount of dividends to be paid out will rise 17.3% to 16.2 million euros from a year earlier.
The Annual Shareholders' Meeting granted discharge to the Supervisory Board and to the Executive Board by a considerable majority. On the whole, some 350 share owners representing over 95% of the voting share capital attended this year's Annual Shareholders' Meeting.