Investor Relations

Invitation

Annual General Meeting 2020

which will be held on Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 10:00 am exclusively as a virtual annual general meeting without the physical presence of the shareholders or their proxies.*
NOTE:
In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the regular annual general meeting on 14 July 2020 will be held as a virtual annual general meeting without the physical presence of the shareholders or their proxies in accordance with Art. 2 § 1 section 2 in connection with section 6 of the Law to Mitigate the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Civil, Insolvency and Criminal Procedures Law from 27 March 2020 (hereafter: “COVID-19 Law”).
The venue for the annual general meeting as defined by the Companies Act (Aktiengesetz) are the company's business premises in Maximilianstraße 10, 68165 Mannheim.

Agenda

  1. Presentation of the adopted annual financial statements and the management report (including the explanatory report on disclosures in accordance with § 289a section 1 of the German Commercial Code (HGB)) for the 2019/20 financial year, the approved consolidated financial statements and the group management report (including the explanatory report on disclosures in accordance with § 315a section 1 HGB) for the 2019/20 financial year and the report of the supervisory board
  2. Appropriation of net profit
  3. Approval of the members of the executive board for the 2019/20 financial year
  4. Approval of the members of the supervisory board for the 2019/20 financial year
  5. Election of a member to the supervisory board
  6. Election of the auditor and the group auditor for the 2020/21 financial year, and the auditor for the possible audit review of financial information generated during the course of the year
  7. Cancellation of the existing and creation of new authorised capital (with the option to exclude the pre-emptive right) and amendment of the articles of association
  8. Creation of a new authorisation to purchase own shares including its use in exclusion of the pre-emptive right
  9. Creation of a new authorisation to purchase own shares using derivatives including its use in exclusion of the pre-emptive right
  10. Adoption of a resolution regarding amendments of § 15 of the articles of association

Total number of shares and voting rights at the time the annual general meeting is convened

At the time this annual general meeting is convened, the share capital of the company amounts to € 87,250,000 and is divided into 87,250,000 no-par-value shares, each of which entitles the holder to one vote at the annual general meeting. Accordingly, the total number of shares and voting rights at the time the annual general meeting is convened is 87,250,000. The company does not hold any shares of its own at the time the annual general meeting is convened.
* This invitation is also available in German.
The English translation is provided for convenience only and should not be relied upon exclusively. The German version of the invitation is definitive and takes precedence over this translation.

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