Köln, 30.06.2004 - Disclosure announcement transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement.
antwerpes AG The ordinary annual general meeting of antwerpes ag approved the special distribution of dividends amounting to 2.50 euro per share as proposed by the Board of Directors and Supervisory Board.
Cologne, 30 June 2004 - The ordinary annual general meeting of antwerpes ag, Cologne (ISIN DE0005471007 // Symbol 547100) has today, amongst other things, approved the special distribution of dividends with 98.9 per cent of the attendant capital as proposed by the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board. The dividend amount totals 14,760,780.00 euro or 2.50 euro per share, calculated on the current total amount of antwerpes ag shares. In accordance with the decision made today, the current capital reserve shall first of all be converted partly into capital stock within the framework of an increase in capital using company funds in order to create dividend amounts by means of a subsequent capital write-down. The decisions made by the annual general meeting will be declared to the Lower District Court which has jurisdiction in Cologne for incorporation in the register of companies. Following registration, the registry court will arrange for the incorporation in the register of companies to be announced in the Federal Gazette and in another publication. With the announcement by the registry court, the six-month protection of creditors period starts as prescribed by company law. The distribution of dividends will take place at the earliest once this period has expired. This is expected to be in the 1st quarter of 2005. Any shareholder who, after close of the stock exchange, holds antwerpes ag shares in his portfolio on the last stock exchange trading day before the day that the dividends are distributed, is entitled to a distribution of dividends. antwerpes ag will announce the exact collection and distribution date by means of a press release and information on the website.
Further inquiry note: Contact: antwerpes ag, Tanja Mumme, Corporate Communications, Vogelsanger Str. 66, D-50823 Cologne, fon: +49-221-92053-139, fax: +49-221-92053-133, email: email@example.com Tel: +49 (0)221 92053 0 FAX: +49 (0)221 92053 133 Email: IR@antwerpes.de
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WKN: 547100 ISIN: DE0005471007 Marktsegment: Prime Standard, regulated dealing Frankfurter Wertpapierbörse; free trade Niedersächsische Börse zu Hannover, Berliner Wertpapierbörse, Bayerische Börse, Hamburger Wertpapierbörse, Bremer Wertpapierbörse (BWB), Börse Düsseldorf, Baden-Württembergische Wertpapierbörse