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PROCREDIT HOLDING AG & CO. KGAA (FRA:DE000622) ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA: Dividend proposal of EUR 0.18 per share decided, with the intention to propose the distribution of an additional dividend of EUR 0.35 per share in Q4 2021

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22/03/2021 19:14

DGAP-Ad-hoc: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA / Key word(s): Dividend/Payout
ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA: Dividend proposal of EUR 0.18 per share decided, with the intention to propose the distribution of an additional dividend of EUR 0.35 per share in Q4 2021

22-March-2021 / 19:14 CET/CEST
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ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA: Dividend proposal of EUR 0.18 per share decided, with the intention to propose the distribution of an additional dividend of EUR 0.35 per share in Q4 2021

Frankfurt am Main, 22 March 2021 - After consultation with the Supervisory Board, the Management Board of the General Partner of ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA decided today to propose the distribution of a dividend totalling EUR 10.6 million or EUR 0.18 per share at the Annual General Meeting of ProCredit Holding scheduled for 27 May 2021. The proposed dividend corresponds to 20 basis points of the ProCredit group's Common Equity Tier 1 capital ratio and thus to the maximum level of the European Central Bank's recommendation for dividend payments valid until 30 September 2021. The Supervisory Board of ProCredit Holding has approved this proposal.

In agreement with the Supervisory Board, the Management Board also intends to propose a further dividend distribution of EUR 0.35 per share no later than 31 December 2021 at an Extraordinary General Meeting which may be convened for this purpose, provided that neither the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority nor the European Central Bank has issued any communication which precludes such a proposal.

In the event that the second planned dividend is also paid out, the total distribution would correspond to one third of the cumulative consolidated results of the financial years 2019 and 2020 and thus conform to the dividend policy of ProCredit Holding. No dividend was distributed to shareholders relating to the financial year 2019 due to the then prevailing recommendations of the regulatory authorities.

The ProCredit group will close the 2020 financial year with a consolidated profit of EUR 41.4 million. The consolidated result corresponds to a return on equity of 5.3% and demonstrates the solidity of the group's business model in a challenging financial year 2020.

The ProCredit group's Annual Report for 2020, its non-financial Impact Report for 2020 and its Disclosure Report for 2020 will be published on 25 March 2021.

Contact:
Nadine Frerot, Investor Relations, ProCredit Holding, Tel.: +49 69 951 437 285,
E-mail: PCH.ir@procredit-group.com

About ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA
ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, is the parent company of the development-oriented ProCredit group, which consists of commercial banks for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). In addition to its operational focus on South Eastern and Eastern Europe, the ProCredit group is also active in South America and Germany. The company's shares are traded on the Prime Standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The anchor shareholders of ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA include the strategic investors Zeitinger Invest and ProCredit Staff Invest (the investment vehicle for ProCredit staff), the Dutch DOEN Participaties BV, KfW Development Bank and IFC (part of the World Bank Group). As the group's superordinated company according to the German Banking Act, ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA is supervised on a consolidated level by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht, BaFin) and the German Bundesbank. For additional information, visit: www.procredit-holding.com.


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Language: English
Company: ProCredit Holding AG & Co. KGaA
Rohmerplatz 33-37
60486 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
Phone: +49-69-951437-0
Fax: +49-69-951437-168
E-mail: pch.info@procredit-group.com
Internet: www.procredit-holding.com
ISIN: DE0006223407
WKN: 622340
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
EQS News ID: 1177348

 
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