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DGAP-Adhoc: GESCO proposes dividend of EUR 2.20 per share

May 26, 2014

Gesco AG / Key word(s): Dividend/Dividend 26.05.2014 17:06 Dissemination of an Ad hoc announcement according to 15 WpHG, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EQS Group AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Wuppertal, 26 May 2014 ? GESCO Group generated unaudited Group sales of EUR 453.3 million in the financial year 2013/2014 (1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014), following Group sales of EUR 440.4 million in the previous year. Group net income after minority interest stood at EUR 18.1 million (previous year: EUR 20.9 million). Earnings per share pursuant to IFRS amounted to EUR 5.45 (EUR 6.30). The most recent forecast from February 2014 projected Group sales of EUR 450 million and Group net income after minority interest of just below EUR 18 million. Based on the preliminary figures, the Executive Board expects to propose a dividend of EUR 2.20 per share; the dividend per share in the previous year amounted to EUR 2.50. The financial statements for the financial year 2013/2014 and the outlook for the new financial year 2014/2015 will be presented at the annual accounts press conference and analysts' meeting on 26 June 2014. Investor Relations * Oliver Vollbrecht Phone +49 (0)202 24820-18 * Fax: +49 (0)202 24820-49 E-mail: * Website: www.gesco.de26.05.2014 DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at and --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: Gesco AG Johannisberg 7 42103 Wuppertal Germany Phone: +49 (0)202 248200 Fax: +49 (0)202 2482049 E-mail: Internet: ISIN: DE000A1K0201 WKN: A1K020 Indices: SDAX Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, DÜsseldorf, Hamburg, Hannover, MÜnchen, Stuttgart End of Announcement DGAP News-Service ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

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Source: DGAP Ad Hoc Disclosures