2019 accounts and distribution of CHF 3.80 per share approved
The Annual General Meeting approved the 2019 financial statements. Shareholders also endorsed the Board’s recommendation that a distribution of CHF 3.80 per share be paid in respect of all qualifying registered shares. This is composed of an ordinary dividend from the balance sheet profit of CHF 1.90 gross per registered share (CHF 1.24 net after deduction of 35% withholding tax) and a withholding tax-exempt distribution from capital contribution reserves of CHF 1.90 per registered share. The dividend payment date is 1 April 2020 and the ex-dividend date is 30 March 2020.
Proposed compensation for Board of Directors and Executive Board approved
The 2019 remuneration report of Swiss Prime Site AG was approved by shareholders in a consultative vote. The Annual General Meeting also held separate binding votes on the total 2020 compensation payable to members of the Board of Directors and to the Executive Board. Both agenda items were approved.
Election of Ton Büchner as new Chairman and existing Board members confirmed
Ton Büchner was elected as new Board member and Chairman. The Board members Dr. Barbara Frei-Spreiter, Gabrielle Nater-Bass, Christopher M. Chambers, Dr. Rudolf Huber, Mario F. Seris and Thomas Studhalter were all elected for a further term of office lasting until the 2021 Annual General Meeting.
Publication of the 2019 pro forma consolidated accounts excluding Tertianum
Swiss Prime Site has published the pro forma consolidated accounts excluding the Tertianum Group as at 30 June and 31 December 2019 on its website. This is intended to improve the comparability of the income statement and balance sheet following the sale of the Tertianum Group as at the end of February 2020.