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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG: AGM approves 27 % dividend increase to EUR 1.40 per share / Company founder Karl-Heinz Maerzke switches to Supervisory Board / Contract of new CEO Gerrit Janssen extended early

DGAP-News: HELMA Eigenheimbau AG / Key word(s): Dividend/Change of Personnel

06.07.2018 / 14:53
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HELMA Eigenheimbau AG: AGM approves 27 % dividend increase to EUR 1.40 per share / Company founder Karl-Heinz Maerzke switches to Supervisory Board / Contract of new CEO Gerrit Janssen extended early

Lehrte, July 6, 2018 - The Ordinary AGM of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, which was held today at the company's headquarter in Lehrte, followed the management's proposal and approved an increase in the dividend of 27 % to EUR 1.40 per share for the 2017 financial year. All other agenda items were also approved by a large majority.

The company founder and largest shareholder of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG, Mr. Karl-Heinz Maerzke, was elected to the company's Supervisory Board. Mr. Maerzke stepped down for age reasons from his position as Chairman of the company's Management Board with effect as of the end of today's AGM. At its subsequent meeting, the Supervisory Board elected Mr. Karl-Heinz Maerzke to be its Chairman and Mr. Sven Aßmann to be its Deputy Chairman.

Furthermore, the Supervisory Board had already passed a resolution on April 12, 2018 to appoint Mr. Gerrit Janssen, who has been the Chief Financial Officer of HELMA Eigenheimbau AG since July 1, 2009, to be the Chairman of the Management Board (CEO) with effect of July 6, 2018. In addition, Mr. Janssen's contract was extended early today by a further three years until June 30, 2022.

About HELMA Eigenheimbau AG:
HELMA Eigenheimbau AG is a customer-oriented building services-provider offering a full range of services. The focus is on the development, planning, sale, and construction management of turnkey or partially completed detached and semi-detached houses using the solid construction method. Particularly the option of individual planning and individualisation without extra costs, as well as the company's outstanding know-how in the area of energy-efficient construction methods, are perceived on the markets as HELMA Eigenheimbau AG's unique selling propositions. With its persuasive sustainable energy concepts, the company has established itself as one of the leading providers of solar energy-saving homes, and is one of the most experienced companies in the solid construction house sector, having constructed several thousand owner-occupier homes. As a property development company, holiday home builder, and finance broker respectively, HELMA Wohnungsbau GmbH, HELMA Ferienimmobilien GmbH and Hausbau Finanz GmbH round out HELMA Group's product range.

Investor Relations contact:
Gerrit Janssen, Management Board Chairman / CEO
Tel.: +49 (0)5132 8850 345
E-mail: ir@helma.de



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