Extraordinary General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG: All proposals of the Board of Directors approved
All proposals presented by the Board of Directors were approved by a large majority of the shareholders.
Extraordinary General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG:
All proposals of the Board of Directors approved
Breitenbach, September 14, 2023
As planned, the extraordinary General Meeting of Von Roll Holding AG took place on September 13, 2023 at 10.30 a.m. at the Headquarters of the company in Breitenbach (Switzerland). All proposals presented by the Board of Directors were approved by a large majority of the shareholders.
With effect from the closing of the share purchase agreement between the major shareholders, the von Finck family, and Elantas GmbH of August 11, 2023, or the first closing of the public tender offer of Elantas GmbH of September 8, 2023 (whichever is earlier), and subject to such closing, Dr. Peter Kalantzis, Gerhard Bruckmeier and August von Finck resigned from their functions and Ravindra Kumar, Antonio Nastasi, Holger Wiebelhaus and Jan Bir were then newly elected to the Board of Directors, whereby Ravindra Kumar was also elected as Chairman and together with Antonio Nastasi to the Compensation Committee. Effective upon and subject to the aforementioned closing, the delisting of the share from the SIX Swiss Exchange was approved by the General Meeting and the Board of Directors is authorized to execute such resolution or delisting.
The members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee were discharged from liability for their activities since January 1, 2023, up to and including the conclusion of the Extraordinary General Meeting.
About Von Roll Holding AG
Founded in 1823, Von Roll is one of the most traditional companies in Switzerland. In the course of the company’s history, Von Roll had to adapt several times to changing market environments and has evolved from Switzerland’s largest steel and iron works into a high-tech industrial company that is driving the energy revolution.
Today, Von Roll is the global market leader for electrical insulation systems that are used for the largest wind turbines. It develops high-performance materials for the next generation of batteries in the field of e-mobility and produces extremely durable lightweight components for the aircraft industry. With 14 locations worldwide and around 1.000 employees, the group serves customers in more than 80 countries.
This media release contains information based on the current state of knowledge. Unforeseeable risks and influences may cause deviations from the statements made. For more detailed information on the company and its business performance, please refer to the annual report and the half-year report of Von Roll Holding AG. These can be downloaded digitally at https://www.vonroll.com/. More detailed information on the share purchase agreement between the principal shareholder family von Finck and Elantas GmbH dated August 11, 2023 and the public tender offer of Elantas GmbH dated September 8, 2023 is available digitally at https://www.vonroll.com/en/group/investors/facts-figures/.