Sartorius AG

EANS-Adhoc: Sartorius AG
Resolutions of the Supervisory Board

  ad-hoc disclosure pursuant to section 15 of the WpHG transmitted by euro
  adhoc with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution. The issuer is solely
  responsible for the content of this announcement.


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 and in the electronic German Federal Gazette as of March 14, 2011.

end of announcement                               euro adhoc


Andreas Wiederhold
Team Leader Treasury & Investor Relations
Telefon: +49 (0)551 308-1668

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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