Rieter

A leading global supplier for textile machinery and components used in short-staple fiber spinning

A leading global supplier for textile machinery and components used in short-staple fiber spinning

The global provider of components for all spinning processes

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04/05/2018 - Rieter General Meeting 2018

  • All motions approved
  • Dividend of 5.00 CHF agreed

At the 127th Annual General Meeting of Rieter Holding Ltd., today 472 shareholders, who represent 63% of the share capital, participated. In light of the financial strength of the company and the solid result for 2017 a dividend of 5.00 CHF per share was agreed. The shareholders approved the proposed maximum total amounts of the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and of the Group Executive Committee for the fiscal year 2019.

The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bernhard Jucker, and the members of the Board of Directors This E. Schneider, Michael Pieper, Hans-Peter Schwald, Peter Spuhler, Roger Baillod, Carl Illi and Luc Tack were each confirmed for an additional one-year term of office.

Furthermore, Bernhard Jucker, This E. Schneider and Hans-Peter Schwald, the members of the Remuneration Committee who were standing for election, were each re-elected for a one-year term of office.

Shareholders also adopted all other motions proposed by the Board of Directors, namely approval of the annual report, the financial statements and the consolidated financial statements for 2017, and formal approval of the actions of the members of the Board of Directors and those of the Group Executive Committee in the year under review.

Forthcoming dates

•    Semi-annual report for 2018: July 19, 2018
•    Results press conference 2019: March 13, 2019
•    Annual General Meeting 2019: April 4, 2019

For further information, please contact:

Rieter Holding Ltd.

Rieter Management Ltd.

Investor Relations
Media Relations
Joris Gröflin
Chief Financial Officer
T +41 52 208 70 15
F +41 52 208 70 60
investor@rieter.com
www.rieter.com
Relindis Wieser
Head Group Communication
T +41 52 208 70 45
F +41 52 208 70 60
media@rieter.com
www.rieter.com
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About Rieter

Rieter is the world’s leading supplier of systems for short-staple fiber spinning. Based in Winterthur (Switzerland), the company develops and manufactures machinery, systems and components used to convert natural and manmade fibers and their blends into yarns. Rieter is the only supplier worldwide to cover spinning preparation processes as well as all four end spinning processes currently established on the market. Furthermore, Rieter is a leader in the field of precision winding machines. With 18 manufacturing locations in ten countries, the company employs a global workforce of some 5 250, about 20% of whom are based in Switzerland. Rieter is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange under ticker symbol RIEN.  www.rieter.com

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All statements in this report which do not refer to historical facts are forecasts for the future which offer no guarantee whatsoever with respect to future performance; they embody risks and uncertainties which include – but are not confined to – future global economic conditions, exchange rates, legal provisions, market conditions, activities by competitors and other factors which are outside the company’s control.