ProSiebenSat.1 Annual General Meeting Resolves Dividend Payment of EUR 1.93 per Share
Munich, May 16, 2018. The Annual General Meeting of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE was held today in Munich. The shareholders adopted all proposed resolutions requiring their approval by a large majority. Around 870 participants attended the Annual General Meeting. The attendance rate was around 64% of share capital.
ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE is continuing its earnings-oriented dividend policy: The shareholders resolved to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.93 per dividend-entitled share for the 2017 financial year (previous year: EUR 1.90). This equates to a total payout of around EUR 442 million and a payout ratio of 80.3% of adjusted net income. The dividend will be paid out on May 22, 2018. In addition, the remuneration system for Executive Board members was adopted by a significant majority of the Annual General Meeting.
Another item on the agenda was the Supervisory Board by-elections. The shareholders elected Marjorie Kaplan, an independent businesswoman and member of the Supervisory Board of The Grierson Trust, to the Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE. Marjorie Kaplan succeeds Antoinette (Annet) P. Aris, who resigned from office with effect from the end of the Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting also granted discharge to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board for the financial year 2017.
- Corporate & Finance CommunicationStefanie Rupp-MenedetterGroup Spokeswoman & Head of Corporate & Finance CommunicationTel. +49 89 9507-2598Stefanie.Rupp@ProSiebenSat1.com
- Content Production | Corporate & Finance CommunicationSusanne BrieuCorporate & Financial Communication, Communication Red Arrow Studios, Communication Human ResourcesTel. +49 89 9507-1137Susanne.Brieu@prosiebensat1.com