Results of today’s Annual General Meeting of EFG International

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At today’s Annual General Meeting of EFG International, shareholders approved all the motions proposed by the Board of Directors, including the payment of a dividend of CHF 0.55 per share.

EFG International’s shareholders approved the payment of a dividend by way of a distribution out of reserves from capital contributions of CHF 0.55 per share (exempt from Swiss withholding tax). As previously announced, this represents an increase of 22% compared to the dividend for the 2022 financial year. The ex-dividend date is 26 March 2024, and the payment of the cash distribution is scheduled for 28 March 2024.

Alexander Classen was re-elected as Chair of the Board of Directors for a further one-year term of office. As previously announced, Freiherr Bernd-A. von Maltzan, who served as a member of the Board for the past 11 years, decided not to stand for re-election. Prasanna Gopalakrishnan was elected as a new member of the Board of Directors. All other members of the Board of Directors – Emmanuel L. Bussetil, Boris F.J. Collardi, Roberto Isolani, John S. Latsis, Maria Leistner, Philip J. Lofts, Carlo M. Lombardini, Périclès Petalas, Stuart M. Robertson and Yok Tak Amy Yip – were also re-elected for a further one-year term of office ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

Additional motions that were proposed by the Board of Directors and approved by shareholders at today’s Annual General Meeting include:

  • The approval of the management report, financial statements and consolidated financial statements for 2023.
  • The approval of the Sustainability Report for the business year 2023.
  • The granting of discharge to the members of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
  • The approval of the compensation of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
  • The election of Philip J. Lofts as a new member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee to replace Freiherr Bernd-A. von Maltzan, and the re-election of all other current members of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

Alexander Classen, Chair of the Board of Directors of EFG International:
„2023 was a very successful year for EFG. We achieved this thanks to the hard work and dedication of our colleagues around the globe and the effective collaboration between the Board and the management team. I would also like to sincerely thank Bernd-A. von Maltzan for his outstanding commitment and his substantial contribution to EFG’s success over the past 11 years. At the same time, I am very pleased to welcome Prasanna Gopalakrishnan as a new member of EFG’s Board of Directors. With her vast expertise in technology and digitalisation, I am convinced that she will be instrumental in further driving EFG’s digital transformation and in supporting the delivery of our digital strategy.”

EFG International AG, Bleicherweg 8, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland

About EFG International
EFG International is a global private banking group offering private banking and asset management services and is headquartered in Zurich. EFG International’s group of private banking businesses operates in around 40 locations worldwide. Its registered shares (EFGN) are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

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