PTA-HV: Erste Group Bank AG: 26th annual general meeting - voting results

Thursday, 16. May 2019 15:00

Shareholders' meeting results

Wien (pta031/16.05.2019/15:00) - Address: Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna, Austria
Phone: +43 (0)5 0100 10100
Fax: +43 (0)5 0100 910100
Homepage: www.erstegroup.com
E-mail: contact@erstegroup.com

Securities:
AT0000652011: Ordinary shares, non-par value (Stammaktien o.N.)

On 15 May 2019 at 9 a.m. (Vienna Time/CET)
Wiener Stadthalle, Halle F, Roland Rainer Platz 1, A-1150 Vienna

Published in the Official Journal of Wiener Zeitung on 12 April 2019, No 73.
Record date and right to attend the AGM: 5 May 2019 (24:00 Vienna Time).

Items 2-10 on the agenda of the AGM were approved with the required majority.

The voting results are also available at our website at:
http://www.erstegroup.com/en/investors/events/agm

Agenda:

1. Presentation of the approved annual financial statements, the management report and the (consolidated) corporate governance report of the management board, the (consolidated) non-financial report, the draft resolution on the appropriation of profit as well as the report of the supervisory board for the financial year 2018, and presentation of the consolidated financial statements and the group management report for the financial year 2018.

2. Resolution on the appropriation of profit 2018.

Presence: 2,571 shareholders with 299,284,686 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,284,186
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,284,186
FOR-Votes: 2,564 shareholders with 299,218,007 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 6 shareholders with 66,179 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 1 shareholder with 500 votes.

3. Resolution on granting discharge to the members of the management board with regard to the financial year 2018.

Discharge to the members of the management board (except for Mr. Bosek)

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,786 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,128,583
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.60%
Total number of valid votes: 299,128,583
FOR-Votes: 2,538 shareholders with 298,895,452 votes.
AGAINST-Votes 17 shareholders with 233,131 votes.
ABSTENTIONS 17 shareholders with 156,203 votes.

Discharge to Mr. Bosek

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,786 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,129,598
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.60%
Total number of valid votes: 299,129,598
FOR-Votes: 2,530 shareholders with 298,894,433 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 24 shareholders with 235,165 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 18 shareholders with 155,188 votes.

4. Resolution on granting discharge to the members of the supervisory board with regard to the financial year 2018.

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 298,571,834
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.47%
Total number of valid votes: 298,571,834
FOR-Votes: 2,462 shareholders with 297,133,162 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 50 shareholders with 1,438,672 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 61 shareholders with 712,959 votes.

5. Appointment of an additional auditor for the audit of the annual financial statements and the management report as well as the group financial statements and the group management report for the financial year 2020.

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,283,092
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,283,092
FOR-Votes: 2,554 shareholders with 298,846,368 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 16 shareholders with 436,724 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 3 shareholders with 1,701 votes.

6. Resolution on amendments of section 15.1 articles of association with respect to the number of supervisory board members.

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,283,102
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,283,102
FOR-Votes: 2,531 shareholders with 295,520,374 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 38 shareholders with 3,762,728 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 4 shareholders with 1,691 votes.

7. Elections to the supervisory board.

7.1. Raise of the number of members appointed by the AGM from currently eleven to thirteen members.

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 130,062,218
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 30.26%
Total number of valid votes: 130,062,218
FOR-Votes: 144 shareholders with 130,036,026 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 15 shareholders with 26,192 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 2,413 shareholders with 169,222,562 votes.

7.2. Election of Ms. Elisabeth Krainer Senger-Weiss

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,087,505
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.59%
Total number of valid votes: 299,087,505
FOR-Votes: 2,380 shareholders with 292,552,657 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 189 shareholders with 6,534,848 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 3 shareholders with 197,275 votes.

7.3. Election of Mr. Matthias Bulach

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 297,149,689
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.14%
Total number of valid votes: 297,149,689
FOR-Votes: 1,054 shareholders with 224,461,173 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 1,517 shareholders with 72,688,516 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 1 shareholder with 2,135,091 votes.

7.4. Election of Ms. Marion Khüny

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,283,042
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,283,042
FOR-Votes: 2,549 shareholders with 298,433,031 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 20 shareholders with 850,011 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 3 shareholders with 1,738 votes.

7.5. Election of Ms. Michèle Florence Sutter-Rüdisser

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,284,280
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,284,280
FOR-Votes: 2,561 shareholders with 299,214,813 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 10 shareholders with 69,467 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 1 shareholder with 500 votes.

7.6. Election of Mr. Gunter Griss

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,284,780
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,284,780
FOR-Votes 2,168 shareholders with 276,141,893 votes.
AGAINST-Votes 404 shareholders with 23,142,887 votes.
ABSTENTIONS 0 shareholders with 0 votes.

7.7. Election of Ms. Henrietta Egerth-Stadlhuber

Presence: 2,572 shareholders with 299,284,780 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,284,713
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,284,713
FOR-Votes 2,563 shareholders with 299,216,931 votes.
AGAINST-Votes 8 shareholders with 67,782 votes.
ABSTENTIONS 1 shareholder with 67 votes.

8. Resolution on the acquisition of own shares for the purpose of securities trading.

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,284,293
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.63%
Total number of valid votes: 299,284,293
FOR-Votes: 2,454 shareholders with 290,990,810 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 118 shareholders with 8,293,483 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 1 shareholder with 500 votes.

9. Resolution on the acquisition of own shares for the purpose of offering free or concessionary shares to Erste Mitarbeiterbeteiligung Privatstiftung, to its beneficiaries, to employees, managers and members of the management board of Erste Group Bank AG or of affiliated group companies or other companies pursuant to sec. 4d (5) (1) Austrian Income Tax Act (EStG).

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 296,544,995
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.00%
Total number of valid votes: 296,544,995
FOR-Votes: 839 shareholders with 202,084,685 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 1,723 shareholders with 94,460,310 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 11 shareholders with 2,739,798 votes.

10. Resolution on the acquisition of own shares for no designated purpose.

Presence: 2,573 shareholders with 299,284,793 votes.
Number of shares voting valid: 299,129,422
Those correspond to this portion of the registered capital: 69.60%
Total number of valid votes: 299,129,422
FOR-Votes: 2,507 shareholders with 292,253,148 votes.
AGAINST-Votes: 60 shareholders with 6,876,274 votes.
ABSTENTIONS: 6 shareholders with 155,371 votes.

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emitter: Erste Group Bank AG
address: Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Wien
country: Austria
contact person: Thomas Sommerauer / Gerald Krames
phone: +43 (0)5 0100 - 17326
e-mail: thomas.sommerauer@erstegroup.com
website: www.erstegroup.com

ISIN(s): AT0000652011 (share)
stock exchanges: official trade in Vienna
other stock exchanges: Bucharest Stock Exchange, Prague Stock Exchange

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