Bietigheim-Bissingen, March 12, 2013 - Dürr AG proposes its shareholders to issue bonus shares in a ratio of 1:1. A proposal to this effect will be submitted at the annual general meeting on April 26, 2013. It provides for the company’s subscribed capital to be doubled from its present level of € 44.3 million to € 88.6 million by means of a capital increase from company funds, with disclosed reserves being converted into subscribed capital in the process. Total equity, amounting to € 432 million (as at December 31, 2012) will not change as a result of this measure.
The issuance of bonus shares will result in the original number of shares held by each shareholder additionally being credited to their securities account, i.e. they will then hold twice the original number. The participation ratio of each shareholder will remain unchanged. The new shares are entitled to a dividend with retrospective effect as of January 1, 2013. This measure is intended to enhance the liquidity of Dürr stock and make it more attractive to private investors.
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