ProSiebenSat.1 Annual General Meeting Resolves Dividend Payment of EUR 1.90 per Share
Munich, May 12, 2017. The Annual General Meeting of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE was held today in Munich. The shareholders resolved to distribute a dividend of EUR 1.90 per dividend-entitled share for the 2016 financial year. This represents an increase of 10 cents compared to the previous year and equates to a total payout of around EUR 435 million and a payout ratio of 84.7 % of underlying net income. The Company is thus continuing its earnings-oriented dividend policy. The dividend will be paid out on May 17, 2017.
The Annual General Meeting also granted discharge to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board for the 2016 financial year. The shareholders agreed with these agenda items as well as with all other resolutions that were subject to approval by a large majority. Only the presented remuneration system for Executive Board members was not endorsed by a majority.
Dr. Werner Brandt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE: “On behalf of the Supervisory Board and Executive Board, I would like to thank the shareholders for their support. We have received their remarks on the remuneration system. We will now carefully consider them in the Supervisory Board and comment on them on the corporate website.”
Around 900 participants attended the Annual General Meeting. Shareholders were represented with approximately 63 % of share capital.
- ProSiebenSat.1 Media SERalf Peter GierigDeputy Group CFO; Executive Vice President Group Finance & Investor RelationsTel. +49 89 9507-1151Ralf.Gierig@ProSiebenSat1.com