Higher dividend payment to shareholders once again thanks to positive company figures: Infineon Annual General Meeting approves dividend of €0.20 per share
Munich, Germany – February 18, 2016 – At the 16th Annual General Meeting, the shareholders of Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) accepted the proposal for the appropriation of net profit made by the Management Board and Supervisory Board: they approved a dividend payment of €0.20 per share. Compared with the last fiscal year, this is an increase of more than 10 percent. As a result, a total of €225 million will be paid out to the shareholders, who thus participate in the company's success. All the other proposals put forward by the boards were approved by a large majority. The acts of the Management Board were approved with 99.9 percent and those of the Supervisory Board with 97.8 percent of the votes.
Around 3,100 participants attended the shareholders' meeting today at the International Congress Center Munich, representing a total of 65.62 percent of Infineon's share capital.
Detailed information on the 2016 Annual General Meeting of Infineon Technologies AG, including the voting results of the individual items on the agenda, can be found at www.infineon.com/agm.
Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon is the key to a better future. In the 2015 fiscal year (ending September 30), the company reported sales of about Euro 5.8 billion with some 35,400 employees worldwide. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).