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ANDRITZ AG Annual General Meeting approves significant dividend increase to 1.35 euros per share


At today’s 109th Annual General Meeting of ANDRITZ AG, the shareholders agreed to raise the dividend to 1.35 euros per share for the 2015 business year.

This is an increase of 35% compared to the previous year (2014 business year: 1.00 euros). The ex-dividend date is April 1, 2016, and the date of dividend payment is April 5, 2016.

Jürgen Fechter and Alexander Isola were newly elected to the Supervisory Board for the maximum period stipulated in the Articles of Association (i.e. until the end of the Annual General Meeting that will decide on the discharge for 2020).

All items on the agenda were approved by the shareholders present at the Meeting.

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ANDRITZ is a globally leading supplier of plants, equipment, and services for hydropower stations, the pulp and paper industry, the metalworking and steel industries, and for solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. The publicly listed technology Group is headquartered in Graz, Austria, and has a staff of approximately 24,500 employees. ANDRITZ operates over 250 sites worldwide.

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