Hawesko Holding comments on the AGM

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11.06.2018 / 17:00
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– Dividend of EUR 1.30 per share to be paid

– Jörg Haas elected to the supervisory board

– Full-year forecast confirmed

Hamburg, 11 June 2018 The annual general meeting of the wine trading group Hawesko Holding AG (HAW GR, HAWG.DE, DE0006042708) approved the payment of a dividend of EUR 1.30, to be paid out as of 14 June 2018, so that the company’s shareholders will receive a dividend unchanged from last year. Hawesko Holding AG is continuing its long-standing tradition of paying a dividend to its shareholders every year since its listing on the stock exchange in 1998.

The formalities were also completed and Dr. Jörg Haas, who was appointed by Hamburg Municipal Court as the successor of Gunnar Heinemann in December 2017, was elected to the supervisory board.

Chief executive officer Thorsten Hermelink expressed optimism about the company’s ongoing development, saying “Our strategic decisions have borne fruit, and the Hawesko Group and its B2B and retail brands are well-positioned for the future. We are well-prepared for the expected consolidation in the market, and we intend to increase our profitability both with our future-oriented strategy and the intensified cooperation between our three segments.”

The company also confirmed its forecast for the current 2018 fiscal year: The Hawesko Group, said chief financial offer Raimund Hackenberger, is on track to reaching its full-year targets.

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Hawesko Holding AG is a leading supplier of premium wines and champagnes. In fiscal year 2017, the Group achieved sales of EUR 507 million and employed 954 persons in the company’s three sales channels: omnichannel (Jacques’ Wein-Depot), B2B (Wein Wolf and CWD Champagner- und Wein-Distributionsgesellschaft) and digital (particularly HAWESKO and Vinos). The shares of Hawesko Holding AG are listed on the Hanseatic Stock Exchange in Hamburg as well as in the prime standard segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.


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22767 Hamburg

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