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DGAP-News: AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): AGM/EGM
AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co KGaA: Press release on the 2021 annual general meeting
- All proposed resolutions of the management approved by large majorities
- Dividend of EUR 1.00 per share resolved
- Eva Wimmers elected as new member of the Supervisory Board
- Further extension of the transparency initiative and focus on shareholder value
Munich, May 18, 2021 - At the annual general meeting of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA (ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8), which was held virtually on today's date, all proposed resolutions of the management were approved by large majorities of the shareholders represented at the meeting.
As one of the regularly appearing agenda items, KPMG AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft was re-elected as the Group's independent auditor. As part of the resolution on the election of new Supervisory Board members and in line with the goal of appointing more outside, independent industry experts, Eva Wimmers was elected as an additional independent member by a large majority (99.82 %) of shareholders. In addition, Maren Schulze and Dr. Ulrich Wolters were re-elected to the Supervisory Board. Frank Hübner von Wittich resigned from the board. Women now account for 33 percent of the six-person board.
As proposed by the management, the annual general meeting resolved to pay a dividend of EUR 1.00 per share for the 2020 financial year. This corresponds to a total dividend payout of EUR 28.7 million.
"We are again honored by the trust that the shareholders have placed in us. As announced, we will further extend the initiated transparency measures and focus on shareholder value in the current financial year. The strong operating performance of our portfolio companies and the presence of attractive opportunities in the M&A market put us in a very good position to enhance shareholder value. I am very optimistic about the Group's prospects in the further course of this year," said Matthias Täubl, CEO of AURELIUS Equity Opportunities, in his speech to the shareholders.
Voting results and additional information can be found at the following link:
Key investment platforms are AURELIUS European Opportunities Fund and the exchange-listed AURELIUS Equity Opportunities SE & Co. KGaA ("AEO"; ISIN: DE000A0JK2A8, ticker symbol: AR4), which invest in corporate carve-outs and companies with development potential in the mid-market segment (Fund) and in the lower mid-market segment (AEO). An essential aspect of the investment strategy is the operational support given to the portfolio companies by a team of around 100 in-house operating task force experts.
AURELIUS Group also operates in the areas of growth capital, real estate opportunities and alternative debt solutions. AURELIUS Growth Investments invests in leveraged buyouts in mid-market succession situations. AURELIUS Real Estate Opportunities focuses on real estate investments, the value of which can be increased in the long-term by means of active management. AURELIUS Finance Company provides flexible debt solutions to firms across Europe.
With its group charity AURELIUS Refugee Initiative e.V., AURELIUS provides comprehensive support to refugees on their way towards a better life.
To find out more, visit www.aurelius-group.com
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