16 05 2018

Annual General Meeting of ACCENTRO Real Estate AG passes resolution to increase the dividend to EUR 0.17 per share

- Significant increase in total dividend payout to EUR 5.1 million (previous year: EUR 3.7 million)
- All proposed resolutions were approved by a large majority

Berlin, 16 May 2018 – The Annual General Meeting of ACCENTRO Real Estate AG, market leader in residential privatisation (WKN: A0KFKB, ISIN: DE000A0KFKB3), Berlin, has approved payment of a dividend of EUR 0.17 per dividend-bearing share by a large majority (previous year: EUR 0.15). This means that the company is paying out over EUR 5.1 million. This is a significant increase of nearly 40% (previous year: EUR 3.7 million). The payout ratio of 25% is also higher than last year (previous year: 14%). The dividend yield amounts to 2.0% based on the 2017 closing share price.

This higher dividend reflects the success of 2017 as well as a promising business development in the first quarter of 2018. Following this favourable start to the year, the Management Board is expecting significant double-digit percentage growth in sales and an increase of EBIT in the range of EUR 37 million to EUR 40 million for the full year.

Jacopo Mingazzini, CEO of ACCENTRO Real Estate AG, said,
“Last year, we paid out a dividend for the first time, and due to our strong business development we have already been able to increase this. We want our shareholders to continue to participate in ACCENTRO’s successful development through continuing dividends.”

In all, 95.64% of the voting nominal capital was represented at this year’s Annual General Meeting. A large majority ratified the Management and Supervisory Board members’ actions, and all other agenda items were approved. The election of Natig Ganiyev, Managing Director of Vestigo Capital Advisors LLP, to the Supervisory Board, the creation of new authorised capital and the authorisation to issue bonds with or without conversion or subscription rights were among the resolutions passed.

About ACCENTRO Real Estate AG

ACCENTRO Real Estate AG, listed on the stock exchange, is a market leader in residential privatisation in Germany. ACCENTRO generates additional revenues through portfolio sales and marketing apartments for institutional investors and project developers. In addition to its home market of Berlin, the company concentrates on metropolitan regions such as Hamburg, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Rhine-Main region, Leipzig, Hanover or Bonn. ACCENTRO Real Estate AG is listed in the Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (WKN: A0KFKB, ISIN: DE000A0KFKB3).

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