DGAP-News Mutares SE & Co. KGaA: Annual General Meeting approves dividend of EUR 1.50 per share - Another record year expected
DGAP-News: Mutares SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): AGM/EGM/Dividend
Annual General Meeting approves dividend of EUR 1.50 per share - Another record year expected
- High level of approval for all items on the agenda
- Dividend of EUR 1.50 per share approved
- Raffaela Rein elected as new member of the Supervisory Board
- Another record year expected
Munich, 17 May 2022 - The Annual General Meeting of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A2NB650) today adopted the proposal of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board and approved a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share (previous year: EUR 1.50 per share) for the financial year 2021. This consists of a base dividend of EUR 1.00 per share and a performance dividend of EUR 0.50 per share. Thus, taking into account treasury shares, a total of approximately EUR 30.9 million (previous year: EUR 23.1 million) will be distributed from the retained earnings of Mutares SE & Co. KGaA.
In addition, Raffaela Rein was elected as a new member of the Supervisory Board to succeed Prof. Dr. Micha Bloching. Raffaela Rein has extensive expertise in the topics relevant for Mutares SE & Co. KGaA due to her many years as an entrepreneur. In addition, she can draw on international experience in the fields of digitalization and sustainability. Hence, the Supervisory Board will consist of Volker Rofalski (Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Dr. Axel Müller (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board), Dr. Lothar Koniarski and Raffaela Rein.
The members of the Management Board, the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders' Committee were also discharged by the shareholders for the past financial year. The voting attendance at the Annual General Meeting was 47.64%.
In its presentation, the Management Board looked back on the financial year 2021, which was the most transaction-rich and at the same time the most successful in the Company's history with 14 completed acquisitions and six exits. Management remained optimistic for the future and expects new record figures due to the acquisitions already signed and the promising transaction pipeline. The outlook for the financial year 2022 was confirmed accordingly. Based on expected revenues for the Mutares Group of at least EUR 4 billion, the Management Board continues to expect a net income of EUR 72 million to EUR 88 million in the financial year 2022.