Kardex AG: Extraordinary General Meeting approves the proposal by the Board of Directors

25 September 2013, Company News

Kardex AG  / Key word(s): Dividend

25.09.2013 13:07

Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR

Media information 

Zurich, 25 September 2013 

Kardex Group

Extraordinary General Meeting approves the proposal by the Board of

The Extraordinary General Meeting of Kardex AG took place this morning in
Zurich. A total of 44.46% of the company's voting share capital was
represented at this Extraordinary General Meeting.

The proposal to approve the distribution of a special dividend put forward
by the Board of Directors was approved with a clear majority. This will be
made in the form of a payment from capital contributions reserve worth CHF
4.00 per registered share. This dividend payment will be made on 2 October
2013 (Ex-Day 27 September 2013) and is not subject to withholding tax. It
is tax-free for private Swiss individuals.

The 36th ordinary Annual General Meeting of Kardex AG will take place on 24
April 2014 in Zurich.

Contact for media and investors:
Edwin van der Geest
Investor Relations
Tel. +41 44 419 44 79
Tel. +41 79 330 55 22

Calendar of events:
13 March 2014                            2014 Media and analysts'
                                         2013 year-end-closing, publication
                                         of 2013 Annual Report
24 April 2014                            2014 Annual General Meeting SIX
                                         Swiss Exchange, Zurich

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