Drillisch AG / Key word(s): Dividend/Share Buyback
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Dividend increase for business year 2012 to 1 Euro - Finalisation of share
Maintal, 22 January 2013
Dividend for financial year 2012:
In today´s board meeting, the management board decided, based on the
positive business trend in 2012 and the sound liquidity of Drillisch AG, to
propose a dividend increase to 1 Euro per share for business year 2012 to
the supervisory board. This marks a dividend increase of more than 42 %
compared with the year before.
Finalisation of share buyback
The share buyback programme which the management board of Drillisch AG
commenced in September 2012, based on the authorization granted by the
annual general meeting on 28 May 2010, has been completed 21 January 2013.
In connection with this share buyback programme, a total of 3,662,232
shares have been purchased for a total amount of EUR 38,465,480.61 (plus
charges) until 21 January 2013. Together with the 1,526,783 treasury shares
already in our book, this corresponds to 9.7558% or 5,189,015 million
shares of the share capital of Drillisch AG.
The share buyback was announced on 13 September 2012 by way of a
notification pursuant to Sec. 15 of the German Securities Trading Act
(Wertpapierhandelsgesetz). The purchase of shares was conducted by a bank
instructed by Drillisch AG via the stock exchange.
Treasury shares can be used for all purposes stated in the authorization of
the Annual Shareholders´ Meeting of 28 May 2010.
The management board
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Company: Drillisch AG
Phone: +49 (0)6181 412 200
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Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr
in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München, Stuttgart
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