Invitation to the Annual General Meeting 2018
Altdorf, April 17, 2018 - The Annual General Meeting 2018 of Orascom Development Holding AG will be held in Altdorf on 8 May 2018. At the meeting, the Board of Directors will propose, among others, the approval of the annual report and the statutory and consolidated financial statements for the financial year 2017 as well as the appropriation of results. Further, the Board of Directors proposes a capital reduction (without distribution to shareholders) by decreasing the par value of the Company's shares from CHF 23.20 to CHF 5.00 per share.
All members of the Board of Directors will stand for re-election. In addition, the Board of Directors proposes that Mr. Naguib Sawiris, current member of the Board of Directors, to be elected as an additional member of the Company's Nomination & Compensation Committee.
The invitation to the Annual General Meeting will be sent by mail to all shareholders registered in the Company's share register and is available on the Company's website (www.orascomdh.com, under the link Investor Relations > Corporate Filings).
About Orascom Development Holding (ODH):
Orascom Development Holding (ODH) is a leading developer of fully integrated destinations that include hotels, private villas and apartments, leisure facilities such as golf courses, marinas and supporting infrastructure. Orascom Development's diversified portfolio of destinations is spread over seven jurisdictions (Egypt, UAE, Oman, Switzerland, Morocco, Montenegro and United Kingdom), with primary focus on touristic destinations. The Group currently operates ten destinations; five in Egypt (El Gouna, Taba Heights, Fayoum Makadi, and Harram City), The Cove in the United Arab Emirates, Jebel Sifah and Hawana Salalah in Oman, Luštica Bay in Montenegro and Andermatt in Switzerland. The shares of Orascom Development Holding (ODH) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.
Contact for Investors:
Sara El Gawahergy
Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +202 246 18961
Tel: +41 418 74 17 11
Contact for Media Relations:
Dynamics Group AG
Tel: +41 432 68 32 35
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