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Notes to the Financial Statements

  1. 1.1 Guarantees, assets pledged in favor of third parties

  2. 1.2 Significant investments

  3. 1.3 Share capital

  4. 1.4 Capital contribution reserves

  5. 1.5 Treasury shares

  6. 1.6 Remuneration, loans and shareholdings of members of the board of directors and of the group executive board

  7. 1.7 Significant shareholders

  8. 1.8 Risk management

  9. 1.9 Additional information

  10. 2. Other Disclosures required by the law

    Proposal for the Appropriation of Available Earnings

    Proposal by the Board of Directors to the General Meeting:

    Appropriation available earnings

      2013 2012
      CHF CHF
    Available earnings    
    Net income 400,539,406 299,990,789
    Balance brought forward 8,041,491 1,684,725
    Withdrawal from legal capital contribution reserves 0 105,835,596
    Total available earnings 408,580,897 407,511,110
    Transfer to free reserves 110,000,000 150,000,000
    Paid distribution out of capital contribution reserves 0 105,835,596
    Proposed/paid dividend 283,488,203 143,634,023
    Balance to be carried forward 15,092,694 8,041,491
    Total appropriation of available earnings 408,580,897 407,511,110

    Distribution of capital contribution / dividend payments

    The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of CHF 7.50 per share. In the previous year, a redemption of capital contribution of CHF 2.80 per share and a dividend of CHF 3.80 was paid out. The dividend payment is subject to withholding tax.

    The number of shares with dividend rights will change if the number of shares held by Geberit AG changes. The Board of Directors may adapt the total amount of the proposed dividend to the number of shares with dividend rights at the General Meeting.