Sartorius AG: Dividend Increase of Around 17% Proposed by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board Business Wire GOETTINGEN, Germany -- March 5, 2013 At today’s meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG (FWB:SRT) approved the recommendation by the Executive Board to submit a proposal to the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting on April 18, 2013, to pay dividends of 0.96 euro per preference share (previous year: 0.82 euro) and 0.94 euro per ordinary share (previous year: 0.80 euro). If approved, the total amount disbursed under this proposal would thus rise 17.3% to 16.2million euros. Upcoming Financial Dates: March 11, 2013 Annual press conference in Goettingen, Germany April 18, 2013 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting in Goettingen, Germany April 23, 2013 Publication of first-quarter figures (Jan. – March 2013) This is a translation of the original German-language press release. Sartorius shall not assume any liability for the correctness of this translation. The original German press release is the legally binding version. Furthermore, Sartorius reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. A Profile of Sartorius The Sartorius Group is a leading international laboratory and process technology provider covering the segments of Bioprocess Solutions, Lab Products & Services and Industrial Weighing. In 2012, the technology group earned sales revenue of 845.7 million euros according to preliminary figures. Founded in 1870, the Goettingen-based company currently employs around 5,500 persons. The major areas of activity of its Bioprocess Solutions segment cover filtration, fluid management, fermentation, cell cultivation and purification, and focus on production processes in the biopharmaceutical industry. The Lab Products & Services segment primarily manufactures laboratory instruments and lab consumables. Industrial Weighing concentrates on weighing, monitoring and control applications in the manufacturing processes of the food, chemical and pharma sectors. Sartorius has its own production facilities in Europe, Asia and America as well as sales subsidiaries and local commercial agencies in more than 110 countries. Contact: Sartorius Corporate Administration GmbH Petra Kirchhoff Vice President of Group Communications and IR Phone: +49 (0)551/ 308-1686 fax: +49 (0)551/ 308-3572 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; www.sartorius.com
Sartorius AG: Dividend Increase of Around 17% Proposed by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board
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