Sberbank's Supervisory Board holds meeting
April 20, 2017, Moscow
- Sberbank announces the results of its Supervisory Board meeting.
The Supervisory Board preliminary approved the annual statements and annual (financial) accounting of Sberbank for 2016 and put them forward for approval of the Annual General Meeting of the Bank's Shareholders (AGM).
The Supervisory Board decided to recommend that the AGM should allocate 25% of the Bank's 2016 IFRS net profit as dividends. The size of the dividends has been set at 6.00 roubles per one common stock and 6.00 roubles per one preferred stock.
Making a decision on recommendations to the General Meeting of Shareholders to pay dividends on the Bank's performance in 2016, the Supervisory Board is guided by the principles of ensuring long-term stable development of the Bank in compliance with the terms of the Bank's Strategy and Dividend Policy, prudent risk management in order to mitigate the possible adverse development of the situation in the markets where the Bank operates.
The Supervisory Board suggested that the date of determining the persons entitled to receive dividends should be June 14, 2017.
The Supervisory Board recommended for the AGM to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers Audit JSC as Sberbank's audit company for 2017 and the first quarter of 2018.
In addition, the Supervisory Board approved the format and text of the ballots for voting at Sberbank's AGM that will review 2016 and determined the list of information (materials) to be provided to individuals who have the right to participate in Sberbank's AGM.
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