RHJ International SA

June 18, 2013 13:07 ET

RHJ International: AGM and EGM Update

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - RHJ International (the "Company" or "RHJI") today hosted its Annual Shareholders Meeting and Extraordinary General Meeting at which CEO Leonhard Fischer and CFO Martha Boeckenfeld provided an overview of the Company's performance and strategic progress.

A large number of resolutions were put to shareholders for discussion and voting, including some from a small group of minority investors. The Board of RHJI is pleased to report that the shareholders have approved all the Board resolutions by a majority of between 92.7% and 99.1%. Shareholders also rejected all resolutions proposed by the minority investors, again with a majority of between 85.6% and 90.3%.

The Board thanked shareholders for the strength of their support and reiterated its commitment to a continuing open dialogue. The Board reaffirmed its commitment that if the BHF deal does not go ahead the Company will return the majority of its available capital to shareholders.

CEO Leonard Fischer said:

"We are clear about what our shareholders want us to do and remain focused on our long term strategy."

Full details of the votes for each resolution and the minutes of the meeting will be available on our corporate website at www.rhji.com.

About RHJ International

RHJ International is a financial services group with principal activities in wealth management, asset management and merchant banking. Our wealth management operations are conducted through Kleinwort Benson: an independent and relationship-driven private bank. RHJI's asset management operations are carried out by Kleinwort Benson Investors: a Dublin-based institutional asset manager that offers investors innovative and differentiated specialist strategies on both a segregated and unitised basis. RHJI is listed on the Euronext Brussels, with the ticker symbol "RHJI".

Full Press Release (PDF): http://hugin.info/135946/R/1709576/566946.pdf

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Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:

    Duncan Heath
    Investor Relations Director
    RHJ International
    Tel: +32 2 643 6013
    E-mail: Email Contact