Wiesloch, June 24, 2021 – At today's Annual General Meeting of MLP SE, which once again took place exclusively online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the shareholders approved all items on the agenda. 99.99 percent voted in favour of the suggested distribution of 23 cents per share. MLP is thereby continuing the consistent dividend policy it has pursued over the last few years. Discharge was granted to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board with an approval rate of 98.17 and 91.53 percent respectively. With an approval rate of 99.96 percent, the shareholders also approved the proposal to appoint BDO AG, Hamburg as the new auditor and Group auditor for the financial year 2021. Authorizations to purchase own shares were issued with 98.34 percent of votes and authorizations for the use of equity derivatives to purchase them with 86.16 percent. In addition, the system for compensation of the members of the Executive Board was approved with 84.84 percent of votes and the adjustment of the compensation and the compensation system for the Supervisory Board with 99.94 percent.
In total, more than 80 shareholders took part in the Annual General Meeting online. Those in attendance represented around 78 percent of the share capital.
|Item||Yes votes in percent|
|Resolution concerning the use of unappropriated profit as per December 31, 2020||99.99|
|Resolution on the discharge of the Executive Board for the financial year 2020||98.17|
|Resolution on the discharge of the Supervisory Board for the financial year 2020||91.53|
|Appointment of the auditor for the financial statements and the consolidated financial statements for the financial year 2021||99.96|
|Authorisation to acquire own shares including their utilisation under exclusion of subscription rights||98.34|
|Authorisation to use equity derivatives when acquiring own shares||86.16|
|Approval of the compensation system for members of the Executive Board||84.84|
|Adjustment of the compensation and of the compensation system for the Supervisory Board and a corresponding amendment to Section 14 of the Company's Articles of Association||99.94|