ALTANA AG (AAA) Annual General Meeting Approves Dividend Distribution
5/3/2007 1:36:31 PM
FRANKFURT, Germany & WESEL, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The shareholders of ALTANA AG (NYSE:AAA)(FWB:ALT)(GER:ALT) have approved the proposals on the dividend distribution made by the Management and Supervisory Boards at today’s Annual General Meeting in Frankfurt. On the basis of the shareholders´ resolutions, ALTANA will pay out a special dividend of €33.00, resulting from the sale of ALTANA Pharma to Nycomed. In addition, shareholders will receive a dividend of €1.30 for the business year 2006 as well as a bonus dividend of €0.50. As a result each shareholder will receive a dividend totaling €34.80 per share. The total dividend payment amounts to €4,732 million.