Von Roll Holding AG

EANS-Adhoc: 189th Annual General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG duly held: All proposals of the Board of Directors approved

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annual report

20.04.2012

Au / Wädenswil, 20 April 2012 - All proposals presented by the Board of
Directors at the 189th Annual General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG held in the
Mövenpick Hotel Zürich-Regensdorf were approved by the shareholders with a vast
majority.  
The annual report, the financial statements and the consolidated statements for
the 2011 financial year as well as the reports of the statutory auditors were
approved. The shareholders of Von Roll Holding AG decided that the net profits
CHF 84`032`304 are to be transferred to retained earnings. Furthermore, they
accepted the proposal of the Board of Directors not to pay a dividend for the
year 2011. The actions of the Board of Directors and Group Management were
approved for the fiscal year 2011. Mr Gerd Peskes was elected to another
statutory three-year term as Member of the Supervisory Board. Moreover, the
proposal put forward by the Board of Directors to reelect Deloitte AG, Zurich,
as statutory auditors for the fiscal year 2012 was approved. The Supervisory
Board´s proposal to task Deloitte AG, Zurich, with auditing for the 2012 fiscal
year was granted. The shareholders agreed to the von Finck shareholder group´s
request to introduce statutory opting out, according to which a new Art. 4a will
be added to the bylaws of Von Roll Holding AG. This Article will stipulate that
purchasers of company shares are released from the obligation to make a public
takeover bid pursuant to Art. 32 and Art. 52 of the Swiss Stock Exchange Act of
24 March 1995. 

About Von Roll Holding AG:
As one of Switzerland´s longest established industrial companies, Von Roll
Holding AG focuses on products and systems for power generation, transmission
and distribution. Von Roll is the global market leader in insulation products,
systems and services and is represented in 19 countries with around 3,000
employees at over 30 sites.

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This press release is based on information currently available. Unforeseeable
risks and influences may lead to discrepancies with statements portrayed here.
Furthermore, rounding differences may lead to discrepancies in the reported
figures. The release is originally prepared in German and then translated into
English. In the event of any discrepancy, the German version prevails. For more
detailed information about the company and its business performance, please
refer to the 2011 Annual Report of Von Roll Holding AG. It is available online
at
http://www.vonroll.com/investor-relations/reports-and-publications/financial-reports

Further inquiry note:
Susanne Berger
Corporate Communications
T: +41 44 204 3034, F: +41 44 204 3039, E: press@vonroll.com

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issuer:      Von Roll Holding AG
             Steinacherstrasse 101
             CH-8804 Au / Wädenswil
phone:       +41 (0)44 204 30 34
FAX:         +41 (0)44 204 30 39
mail:     press@vonroll.com
WWW:      http://www.vonroll.ch
sector:      Misc. Industrials
ISIN:        CH0003245351
indexes:     SPI, Midcap Market Index
stockmarkets: Main Standard: SIX Swiss Exchange 
language:   English
 



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