EANS-Adhoc: Vienna Insurance Group defines new dividend policy EAE

3/20/2019, 6:48 PM (Source: euro adhoc)
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In 2005 Vienna Insurance Group defined a payout ratio of at least 30% of Group
profits after taxes and non-controlling interests as its dividend policy.

In today's meeting, the Management Board of VIG decided on a new dividend policy
taking into account the feedback received from the investor survey in summer
2018. The new dividend policy defines a payout ratio in the range of 30% to 50%
of Group profits after taxes and non-controlling interests. Going forward, the
aim is to keep the dividend per share aligned with Group performance.

Vienna Insurance Group will release preliminary results for 2018 on 21 March
2019 as planned.

The following securities of VIG are admitted for trading on a regulated market:

Issue Titel ISIN Trading Segment
Share AT0000908504 Vienna and Prague Stock
Exchange, Official Market
VIG subordinated bond 15 AT0000A1D5E1 Luxembourg Stock Exchange,
Second Regulated Market
VIG subordinated bond 13 AT0000A12GN0 Vienna Stock Exchange,
Second Regulated Market

Further inquiry note:
Wiener Versicherung Gruppe
1010 Vienna, Schottenring 30

Wolfgang Haas 
Head of Group Communications & Marketing, Spokesperson of the Group
Phone: +43(0)50 390-21029
Fax: +43 (0)50 390 99-21029
E-Mail: wolfgang.haas@vig.com

Nina Higatzberger-Schwarz
Head of Investor Relations
Phone: +43 (0)50 390-21920
Fax: +43 (0)50 390 99-21920
E-Mail: nina.higatzberger@vig.com

end of announcement                         euro adhoc

issuer:       Vienna Insurance Group AG Wiener Versicherung Gruppe
              Schottenring 30
              A-1010 Wien
phone:        +43(0)50 390-22000
FAX:          +43(0)50 390 99-22000
mail:         investor.relations@vig.com 
WWW:          www.vig.com
ISIN:         AT0000908504
indexes:      WBI, VÖNIX, ATX
stockmarkets: Prague Stock Exchange, Wien
language:     English

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