All proposals approved | Dividend of CHF 1.40 per share (+27%)
Dietlikon, 27 March 2013 – The Annual General Meeting of Implenia Ltd. has approved all of the Board of Directors' proposals. Owing to the excellent results for 2012 and the positive outlook for the current year, shareholders agreed to increase the dividend to CHF 1.40 per share (2012: CHF 1.10 per share). This dividend is being paid in the form of a distribution against reserves from capital contributions.
The General Meeting elected Hubert Achermann, Chantal Balet Emery, Calvin Grieder and Sarah Springman as new Members of the Board of Directors. The Board’s industrial, technical and financial expertise has been further strengthened by the addition of these four highly qualified and experienced personalities.
The AGM marked the end of a sparkling 2012. Full order books at currently CHF 3147 million give reason to be optimistic about 2013. With its flat and powerful new structure, which puts the company closer to its customers and markets, Implenia has a strong basis for its medium and long-term development.
Implenia is Switzerland's leading construction and construction services company. Formed in 2006 from the merger between Zschokke and Batigroup, Implenia can look back on more than 140 years of history in the construction industry. The company brings the expertise of its highly skilled Modernisation & Development, Buildings and Tunnelling & Civil Engineering Sectors, and its Switzerland and Norway Regions under the single roof of a nationally and internationally active company. With its integrated business model and specialists operating in all its divisions, Implenia can manage a building project through its entire lifecycle and deliver work that is economical, integrated and customer-centric. The focus is on striking a sustainable balance between financial success and social and environmental responsibility.
Implenia, with its headquarters in Dietlikon near Zurich, employs more than 6500 people and posted turnover of around CHF 2.7 billion in 2012. The company is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (IMPN, CH0023868554). More information can be found at www.implenia.com.