Daimler AG investors approve highest ever dividend

Daimler AG shareholders have approved the payment of a dividend for the year 2015 of EUR3.25 per share, the highest figure in the German automaker's history

Daimler AG shareholders have approved the highest dividend in the German automaker's history.
Daimler AG shareholders have approved the highest dividend in the German automaker's history.

Daimler AG shareholders have approved the payment of a dividend for the year 2015 of EUR3.25 per share.

The figure, which was passed at the company's annual general meeting (AGM) in Berlin, is the highest ever dividend in the German automaker's history.

Last year, investors approved a the payment of a dividend for the year 2014 of EUR2.45 per share.

This year's dividend, the distribution of which amounts to EUR3.477bn, was paid out on 7 April, 2016 to all shareholders who held Daimler shares on 6 April, 2016.

Dr Manfred Bischoff, chairman of the supervisory board of Daimler AG, was re-elected as a member of the board by shareholders at the AGM. Petraea Heynike was also re-elected to the board.

The actions of the members of Daimler AG's board of management were ratified with 98.92% of the votes cast, and the actions of the members of the supervisory board were ratified with 98.77% of the votes cast.

Daimler AG is the company behind Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and commercial vehicles.

The company's 2016 AGM was attended by around 5,500 shareholders, meaning that 50.77% of the share capital was represented.

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