Executive Board and Supervisory Board Resolve Dividend Proposal of € 0.71 Per Preference Share and € 0.70 Per Ordinary Share

GÖTTINGEN, Germany, Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At today's meeting, the Supervisory Board of Sartorius AG approved the Executive Board's recommendation to submit a proposal to the Annual General Shareholders' Meeting on March 26, 2020, to pay dividends of 0.71 euro per preference share and 0.70 euro per ordinary share. Prior-year dividends were 0.62 euro and 0.61 euro per preference share and per ordinary share, respectively. Therefore, the total amount disbursed under this proposal would increase by 14.6% to 48.2 million euros from 42.1 million euros a year earlier.

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A profile of Sartorius

The Sartorius Group is a leading international partner of biopharmaceutical research and the industry. With innovative laboratory instruments and consumables, the Group's Lab Products & Services Division concentrates on serving the needs of laboratories performing research and quality control at pharma and biopharma companies and those of academic research institutes. The Bioprocess Solutions Division with its broad product portfolio focusing on single-use solutions helps customers to manufacture biotech medications and vaccines safely and efficiently. The Group has been annually growing by double digits on average and has been regularly expanding its portfolio by acquisitions of complementary technologies. In fiscal 2019, the company earned sales revenue of some 1.83 billion euros according to preliminary figures. At the end of 2019, more than 9,000 people were employed at the Group's approximately 60 manufacturing and sales sites, serving customers around the globe.

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