05 SEP 2012
At the Annual General Meeting of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA held today in Geneva, the shareholders approved the results for the year, including the proposals of the board of directors for the appropriation of retained earnings at 31 March 2012.
A dividend of CHF 0.550 per share will be paid on the listed 'A' bearer shares and a dividend of CHF 0.055 per share will be paid on the unlisted 'B' registered shares of the Company. The dividend in respect of the ‘A’ shares will be payable on 13 September 2012 against presentation of coupon number 15, free of charges but subject to Swiss withholding tax at 35 %. The remaining available retained earnings of the Company, after payment of the dividend, are to be carried forward to the next business year.
All other matters on the agenda were approved by the shareholders.
Richemont ‘A’ shares are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, Richemont’s primary listing, and are included in the Swiss Market Index ('SMI') of leading stocks. Richemont South African Depository Receipts are listed in Johannesburg, Richemont’s secondary listing.