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OVB Annual General Meeting: Look back at a successful 2020 financial year and dynamic start to 2021

  • CEO Mario Freis explains the reasons for the strong performance across Europe in a challenging environment
  • All items on the agenda approved by a huge majority
  • Julia Wiens elected as new member of the Supervisory Board

| OVB Holding AG

OVB makes an extremely dynamic start to the 2021 financial year

  • Significant rise in sales and EBIT
  • Number of customers clears 4 million mark
  • Number of financial advisors up 6.3%

| OVB Holding AG

OVB Holding AG reports provisional figures as of 31 March 2021 and increases its full-year forecast

OVB Holding AG (O4B, ISIN DE0006286560) managed to increase its sales income significantly in the first quarter of 2021. According to preliminary calculations, brokerage income for the first quarter of 2021 amounts to between Euro 75 million and Euro 80 million (first quarter of 2020: Euro 66.8 million). The operating result (EBIT) will probably be considerably above the prior-year amount of comparison (first quarter of 2020: Euro 3.9 million).

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OVB in its 50th anniversary year: highest sales in the company’s history

  • Brokerage income climbs 4.9% to reach new record high of €270.6 million
  • EBIT improves to €14.9 million
  • Considerable growth in clients and financial advisors
  • Dividend of €0.75 and €0.25 anniversary bonus*

| OVB Holding AG

OVB Holding AG’s proposal for the appropriation of net profit for the 2020 financial year provides for an anniversary bonus of €0.25 in addition to the stable dividend of €0.75

As part of the discussion regarding the financial statements during the Supervisory Board meeting on 17 March 2021, the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board decided, given the still positive outlook for the 2021 financial year that will seamlessly continue the good performance of 2020, to pay special attention to OVB’s 50th anniversary and to propose to the Annual General Meeting the distribution of an anniversary bonus of €0.25 for the 2020 financial year in addition to the dividend per share of €0.75.

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OVB Holding AG expects to surpass its previous full-year forecast for 2020

After overall positive business performance for the year as a whole, OVB Holding AG anticipates on the basis of preliminary figures for the 2020 financial year to record operating income (EBIT) of €14.9 million (2019 financial year: €14.1 million), plus €270.6 million in brokerage income (2019 financial year: €257.8 million).

| OVB Holding AG

CFO Oskar Heitz retires

  • Supervisory Board bids farewell to retiring CFO and deputy CEO Oskar Heitz
  • New CFO Frank Burow is an in-house appointment
  • Michael Johnigk, Chair of the Supervisory Board: “Oskar Heitz has had a lasting impact on OVB.”

| OVB Holding AG

OVB continues positive business performance in third quarter of 2020

  • Consolidated sales grow by 3.3%
  • Client base expanded by 5.8%
  • Number of financial advisors up 4.1%
  • Substantial increase in operating income of 29.0%

| OVB Holding AG

OVB Holding AG releases preliminary figures as at 30 September 2020 and provides detailed guidance for 2020 as a whole

Despite a deeply uncertain macroeconomic environment, preliminary business figures as at 30 September 2020 show that OVB Holding AG boosted brokerage income by 3.3% year on year in the first three quarters of 2020. Operating income (EBIT) for the first nine months of the 2020 financial year came to €11.1 million (EBIT as at 30 September 2019: €8.6 million).

| OVB Holding AG

OVB posts sales growth and significant increase in earnings in the first half of 2020

  • Sales rise by 2.9% to €130.7 million
  • Sharp increase in operating income of 30.6% to €7.5 million
  • Further growth in clients and financial advisors

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