Shareholders' Meeting approves distribution and dividend
At today's Annual Shareholders' Meeting, the shareholders of Burkhalter Holding Ltd adopted all the motions of the Board of Directors and approved the proposed distribution from the reserves from capital contributions and the dividend payment. These payments will be made on 3 June 2014.
Zurich, 23 May 2014
The Board of Directors of Burkhalter Holding Ltd once again presented excellent figures to the 214 shareholders entitled to vote who attended today's Annual Shareholders' Meeting in Zurich (= 3 617 529 registered shares or 60.31% of the issued share capital).
The company's financial success allowed the Board of Directors to ask the Shareholders' Meeting to approve a distribution free of withholding tax from the reserves from capital contributions of CHF 3.90 and a dividend of CHF 0.50 per share (total dividend of gross CHF 4.40 per share). The shareholders approved the dividend and adopted all motions of the Board of Directors with a clear majority.
The serving Board of Directors of Burkhalter Holding Ltd, the chairman of the Board Gaudenz F. Domenig and the auditors KPMG Ltd were re-elected for another term of office of one year. Gaudenz F. Domenig, Willy HÜppi and Peter Weigelt were elected as the first members of the new Compensation Committee and Dieter R. Brunner, attorney-at-law, was appointed as independent proxy.
Burkhalter Holding Ltd
Elisabeth Dorigatti, Head of Communications and Investor Relations
Tel.: 044 439 36 33
Information about the Burkhalter Group: www.burkhalter.ch
As the leading provider of electrical engineering services in and on buildings, the Burkhalter Group currently has 40 operating companies at 95 locations in all of Switzerland. On 31 December 2013 it posted an operating result (EBIT) of CHF 31.9 million, Group profit of CHF 26.1 million and sales of CHF 501.8 million, and employed 2,876 people (FTEs, of which 635 apprentices). The Group is headquartered in Zurich. Burkhalter Holding Ltd is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol BRKN, security number 21225580, ISIN CH0212255803).
The Burkhalter Group's range of services commences at the site where power is required. We concentrate on providing electrical engineering services in and on buildings (including infrastructure facilities) and offer a full range of services that confirm the Swiss reputation for quality and precision: installations, switchboards, services, telematics, automation and security. In other words: 360° Swiss electrotechnics.
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