Sartorius AG

EANS-Adhoc: Sartorius AG
Resolutions of the Supervisory Board

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09.03.2011

At today´s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG resolved to approve the Executive Board´s dividend proposal. Accordingly, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board will submit this proposal to the Annual Shareholders´ Meeting on April 20, 2011, to raise dividends to 0.62 euro per preference share (previous year: 0.42 euro) and to 0.60 euro per ordinary share (previous year: 0.40 euro). Compared with the previous year, the total amount disbursed would thus increase 48.8% from 7.0 million euros to 10.4 million euros.

Moreover, the Supervisory Board agreed to the Executive Board´s plans to transform the Sartorius Group into a holding structure in the future. The individual resolutions required for this will be submitted to the Annual Shareholders´ Meeting on April 20, 2011. The respective details will be published in the Invitation to the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting, which can be viewed on the Group's website at www.sartorius.com/annual-shareholders-meeting and in the electronic German Federal Gazette as of March 14, 2011.

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Contact:

Andreas Wiederhold
Team Leader Treasury & Investor Relations
Telefon: +49 (0)551 308-1668
E-Mail: andreas.wiederhold@sartorius.com

Branche: Biotechnology
ISIN: DE0007165607
WKN: 716560
Index: CDAX, Prime All Share, Technology All Share
Börsen: Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
Berlin / free trade
Hamburg / free trade
Stuttgart / free trade
Düsseldorf / free trade
Hannover / free trade
München / free trade



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