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29.04.2014 – 16:04

Semperit AG Holding

EANS-News: Semperit AG Holding
Annual General Meeting resolves to distribute a dividend of EUR 0.90 per share plus an anniversary bonus dividend of EUR 0.30 per share (with photo)

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Annual & Special Corporate Meetings

Wien (euro adhoc) - Vienna, April 29, 2014 - The 125th Annual General Meeting of
Semperit AG Holding resolved to distribute an increased dividend of EUR 0.90 per
share for the 2013 financial year (2012: EUR 0.80 per share) along with a
one-time special dividend amounting to EUR 0.30 per share to commemorate the
190th anniversary of the company. The dividend for 2013 corresponds to a
dividend payout ratio of 33.9% of the net result (earnings after tax) compared
to 35.6% in the previous year. The dividend plus the anniversary bonus dividend
for 2013 comprise a dividend payout ratio of 45.2%. The ex-dividend day is
scheduled for May 6, 2014. The dividend payment date has been set for May 8,
Stefan Fida and Astrid Skala-Kuhmann were elected to the Supervisory Board for
the first time by the Annual General Meeting, and Patrick Prügger was
re-elected. Accordingly, the shareholder representatives on the Supervisory
Board now consist of Veit Sorger (Chairman), Michael Junghans (Deputy Chairman),
Stefan Fida, Walter Koppensteiner,  Patrick Prügger, Andreas Schmidradner,
Astrid Skala-Kuhmann and Ingrid Wesseln.

The Annual General Meeting of Semperit AG Holding released the members of the
Management Board and Supervisory Board from liability with respect to their
management and supervisory activities in 2013. Ernst & Young
Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft m.b.H., Vienna, was appointed to serve as the
auditor of the annual financial statements and consolidated financial statements
for the 2014 financial year.

Furthermore, the Annual General Meeting authorised the Management Board to
repurchase and, if applicable, retire own shares up to the legally permitted
maximum of 10% of the share capital for a period of 30 months. The lowest
permitted consideration for the repurchase is EUR 21 per share, and highest
permitted consideration for the repurchase is EUR 54 per share. 

In today's constituent meeting of the Supervisory Board Veit Sorger as Chairman
of the Supervisory Board and Michael Junghans as Deputy Chairman were reelected.
Furthermore Michaela Jagschitz was additionally appointed as delegate of the
workers council. 

About Semperit 
The publicly listed company Semperit AG Holding is an internationally-oriented
group that develops, produces, and sells in more than 100 countries highly
specialised rubber and plastic products for the medical and industrial sectors:
examination and surgical gloves, hydraulic and industrial hoses, conveyor belts,
escalator handrails, construction profiles, cable car rings, and products for
railway superstructures. The headquarters of this long-standing Austrian
company, which was founded in 1824, are located in Vienna, and the global R & D
centre is in Wimpassing, Lower Austria. The Semperit Group employs about 10,500
people worldwide, including more than 7,000 in Asia and more than 700 in Austria
(Vienna and production site in Wimpassing, Lower Austria). The Group has 22
manufacturing facilities worldwide and numerous sales offices in Europe, Asia,
and America. In 2013 the group generated sales of EUR 906 million and an EBITDA
of EUR 133 million.

Pictures with Announcement:

Further inquiry note:
Martina Büchele 		
Head of Group Communications
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8621

Stefan Marin	
Investor Relations	
Tel.: +43 676 8715 8210

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

Pictures with Announcement:

company:     Semperit AG Holding
             Modecenterstrasse 22
             A-1030 Wien
phone:       +43 1 79 777-210
FAX:         +43 1 79 777-602
sector:      Synthetics & Plastics
ISIN:        AT0000785555
indexes:     WBI, ATX Prime, ViDX, Prime Market, ATX Global Players
stockmarkets: official market: Wien 
language:   English