Schaffner Holding AG: Agenda for the Annual General Meeting on 11 January 2018

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Schaffner Holding AG:

Agenda for the Annual General Meeting on 11 January 2018

Luterbach, 15 December 2017 – The Board of Directors of Schaffner Holding AG has set the following agenda for the 22nd Annual General Meeting:

1.

Approval of the company financial statements and consolidated financial statements for 2016/17 and acknowledgement of the auditors' reports

2.

Resolution on the appropriation of retained earnings, allocation from share premium (reserves for additional paid-in capital) to free reserves for additional paid-in capital and distribution (ex­empted from Swiss anticipatory tax) from free reserves for additional paid-in capital:

 

a.

Carrying forward retained earnings of CHF 23,041 thousand

b.

Allocation from share premium (reserves for additional paid-in capital) to free reserves for addi­tional paid-in capital of CHF 4,127 thousand and distribution (exempted from Swiss anticipatory tax) from free reserves of CHF 6.50 net per share entitled to dividends

3.

Granting of discharge to the responsible persons for fiscal year 2016/17

4.

Elections

4.1.

Re-elections of members and the Chairman of the Board of Directors

a. 

Re-election of Urs Kaufmann as a member of the Board of Directors and as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

b.

Re-election of Philipp Buhofer as a member of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the con­clusion of the next Annual General Meeting

c.

Re-election of Gerhard Pegam as a member of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

d.

Re-election of Suzanne Thoma as a member of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

e.

Re-election of Georg Wechsler as a member of the Board of Directors for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

4.2.

Elections of members of the Compensation Committee

a.

Re-election of Urs Kaufmann as a member of the Compensation Committee for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

If Urs Kaufmann is elected as a member of the Compensation Committee, the Board of Directors intends to appoint him as the chairman of the Compensation Committee.

b.

Re-election of Suzanne Thoma as a member of the Compensation Committee for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

c.

Election of Philipp Buhofer as a new member of the Compensation Committee for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

4.3.

Re-election of Dr. iur. Wolfgang Salzmann, attorney-at-law and notary public, Solothurn, as Inde­pendent Proxy for a term ending at the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting

4.4.

Re-election of BDO AG, Solothurn, as Independent Auditors of the Company for fiscal year 2017/18

5.

Compensation

a.

Acceptance of the compensation report for fiscal year 2016/17 on the basis of a non-binding, con­sultative vote

b.

Approval of the maximum aggregate amount of CHF 600,000 of compensation for the mem­bers of the Board of Directors for the period to the next Annual General Meeting (based on the assumption that the Board of Directors will consist of five members)

c.

Approval of the maximum aggregate amount of CHF 3,2000,000 of compensation for the mem­bers of the Executive Committee for fiscal year 2018/19 (based on the assumption that the Executive Commit­tee will consist of a CEO and three other members)

No registrations in the share register of Schaffner Holding AG will be made from 5 January 2018 until and including 11 January 2018. The record date for the right to vote shares at the Annual General Meeting, and the last day for new registrations in the share register before the Annual General Meeting, is 4 January 2018.

The binding detailed invitation to the 22nd Annual General Meeting of Schaffner Holding AG is pub­lished in the Swiss Official Gazette of Commerce on 15 December 2017 and can be viewed at: www.schaffner-ir.com.

Contacts

Marc Aeschlimann

Kurt Ledermann

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer

T +41 32 681 66 06

T +41 32 681 66 08

marc.aeschlimann@schaffner.com

kurt.ledermann@schaffner.com

Financial calendar

11 January 2018

22nd Annual General Meeting

9 May 2018

Publication of half-year report 2017/18

6 December 2018

Publication of annual report 2017/18

15 January 2019

23rd Annual General Meeting

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