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Ad hoc: R. STAHL proposes dividend increase from € 0.70 to € 1.00 per share

April 9, 2013 - London

R. STAHL AG /Dividend /Ad hoc: R. STAHL proposes dividend increase from € 0.70 to € 1.00 per share. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.

Waldenburg, 09 April 2013 - The Board of Directors and Management of R. STAHL AG today decided to propose a dividend payment of € 1.00 per share at the Company's upcoming annual general meeting for financial year 2012, to be held on 17 May, 2013 in Neuenstein, Germany.

Depending on approval by shareholders at the meeting, and based on the number of shares eligible to receive dividends, the total payment will be approximately € 5.9 million. This represents a payout ratio of 42%, based on declared net profits of € 13,940,840.10. Compared to last year's dividend payment of € 0.70 per share, the proposed dividend represents a 43% increase, as management intends for shareholders to participate in the growing profitability of the Company.

For more information:
Am Bahnhof 30, 74638 Waldenburg (Württ.)

Bernd Marx (CFO)
Tel: + 49 7942 943-1271, e-mail:

Frank Schwarz (Investor Relations)
Tel: + 49 611 1745-39 811, e-mail:

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