DGAP-Adhoc: OSRAM Licht AG: Public disclosure of inside information according to Article 17 para. 1 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation - MAR)

2018/11/06

Released : 11/06/2018 18:24

DGAP-Ad-hoc: OSRAM Licht AG / Key word(s): Share Buyback/Dividend
OSRAM Licht AG : Public disclosure of inside information according to Article 17 para. 1 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation - MAR)

06-Nov-2018 / 18:24 CET /CEST
Disclosure of an inside information acc. to Article 17 MAR of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014, transmitted by DGAP - a service of EQS Group AG.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Key Words: share buy-back and dividend proposal

Public disclosure of inside information according to Article 17 para. 1 of the Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 on market abuse (market abuse regulation - MAR)

Ad-hoc: OSRAM Licht AG resolves on a further buy-back program for own shares up to 400 million Euro and redeems own shares already acquired in the past. Management Board and Supervisory Board propose an unaltered dividend of 1.11 Euro per share for the past financial year.

Munich, Germany , 6 November 2018 - The Management Board of OSRAM Licht AG (ISIN DE000LED4000) has decided, with approval of the Supervisory Board as of today, to buy-back shares of the Company up to a maximum of 10 % of the respective registered share capital of the Company, however for a total maximum purchase price without ancillary costs of up to 400 million Euro . The measure shall serve the purpose of further optimizing the capital structure of the Company and shall be implemented, inter alia, against the background that no larger company acquisitions have been made. The buy-back program is based on the authorization of the General Meeting on 14 February 2017 and is expected to be carried out in the period from January 2019 until June 2020 . The own shares acquired may be used for all legally admissible purposes authorized by the General Meeting on 14 February 2017 .

Moreover, the Management Board has today decided with the approval of the Supervisory Board, to redeem 7,841,326 own shares already held by the Company and thus to reduce the registered share capital from 104,689,400 Euro by 7,841,326 Euro to 96,848,074 Euro . It is intended to use the remaining 304,183 own shares to fulfill existing and future delivery obligations from share programs.

In addition, the Management Board and Supervisory Board of OSRAM Licht AG have today decided, to propose to the next General Meeting an unaltered dividend of 1.11 Euro for the past financial year. The basis for this proposal is the diluted earnings per share of 1.44 Euro (continued operations) for the financial year 2018 according to preliminary and unaudited figures.

Person making the notification and point of contact:

Andreas Spitzauer
Head of Investor Relations
OSRAM Licht AG
Investor Relations
Marcel-Breuer-Strasse 6
80807 Munich, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)89 6213 3030img
mailto:a.spitzauer@osram.com
www.osram.com




Contact:
Andreas Spitzauer
Head of Investor Relations

OSRAM Licht AG
Investor Relations
Marcel-Breuer-Straße 6
80807 München, Deutschland
Tel. +49 89 6213-3030 img
mailto: a.spitzauer@osram.com
www.osram.com

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Language: English
Company: OSRAM Licht AG
Marcel-Breuer-Straße 6
80807 München
Germany
Phone: +49 89 6213-0
Fax: +49 89 6213-3629
E-mail: ir@osram.com
Internet: www.osram-group.com
ISIN: DE000LED4000
WKN: LED400
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Munich ; Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin , Dusseldorf , Hamburg , Hanover , Stuttgart , Tradegate Exchange

 
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