Rocket Internet SE: Annual General Meeting 2020
- All resolutions passed as proposed
- Shareholders discharged members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board
Berlin, May 15, 2020 - Rocket Internet SE ("Rocket Internet") (ISIN DE000A12UKK6) today virtually held its Annual General Meeting in Berlin. All agenda items proposed by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board at the Annual General Meeting were passed.
The shareholders discharged the members of the Management Board and the Supervisory Board for the financial year 2019.
"2019 has been a successful year for Rocket Internet and many of its companies", said Oliver Samwer, CEO of Rocket Internet. "Rocket Internet recorded a gain of EUR 280.3 million in 2019, which translates into EUR 1.90 earnings per share. However, the preliminary result for the first quarter 2020, an expected loss of -162 million Euro, is significantly impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which also going forward is providing for a high degree of uncertainty."
Find further information here: https://www.rocket-internet.com/investors/annual-general-meeting
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About Rocket Internet
Rocket Internet incubates, builds and operationally develops internet-based business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Besides, it strategically invests in complementary internet and technology companies globally to build out its network. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet's selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET) and is included in the MDAX index. For further information please visit http://www.rocket-internet.com.
Disclaimer / Important Note
Rocket Internet does not have control over the selected companies mentioned above. The actual legal and economic interest of the Rocket Internet group in the network companies shown above is far lower than 100%. Economic ownership figures include, where applicable, economic interest held through entities over which Rocket Internet has no control. Please refer to Rocket Internet SE's consolidated financial statements for additional information on the group's consolidation policies and on the scope of consolidation.
This document contains forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the current views, expectations and assumptions of the management of Rocket Internet SE and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those described in such statements due to, among other things, changes in the general economic and competitive environment, risks associated with capital markets, currency exchange rate fluctuations and competition from other companies, changes in international and national laws and regulations, in particular with respect to tax laws and regulations, and other factors. Rocket Internet does not assume any obligations to update any forward-looking statements.
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