DGAP-News: STRATEC Biomedical AG / Key word(s): AGM/EGM
STRATEC Annual General Meeting approves further dividend increase and conversion in legal form to SE
Birkenfeld, May 30, 2018
At the Annual General Meeting of STRATEC Biomedical AG (Frankfurt: SBS; Prime Standard) held today in Pforzheim, the company's shareholders approved all agenda items submitted for resolution with clear majorities. Around 81.75% of the company's share capital was represented at the meeting.
STRATEC will be distributing a dividend of EUR 0.80 per share to its shareholders for the successful 2017 financial year (previous year: EUR 0.77 per share). Shareholders will therefore be receiving a higher dividend for the fourteenth consecutive year since payment of the first dividend in 2004. The distribution total amounts to EUR 9.5 million and will be paid out to shareholders via their depositing banks on June 5, 2018.
Furthermore, shareholders approved the actions of the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board and also approved the planned conversion of STRATEC Biomedical AG into a European Company (Societas Europaea, SE) named STRATEC SE. STRATEC expects this conversion to be entered in the Commercial Register in the second half of the year.
Shareholders also approved the other agenda items with large majorities in each case.
Further information about the Annual General Meeting can be found at www.stratec.com/agm, where details of voting results will also be published.
The partners market the systems, software and consumables, in general together with their own reagents, as system solutions to laboratories, blood banks, and research institutes around the world. STRATEC develops its products on the basis of its own patented technologies.
Shares in the company (ISIN: DE000STRA555) are traded in the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
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|Company:||STRATEC Biomedical AG|
|Phone:||+49 (0)7082 7916 0|
|Fax:||+49 (0)7082 7916 999|
|Listed:||Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange|
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