DDM Holding AG’s Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of DDM Holding AG, Baar (First North: DDM) was held on 28 June 2016, in Zug, Switzerland. All resolutions proposed by the Board of Directors of DDM were approved.

The AGM adopted the 2015 Annual Report, the Parent Company’s 2015 financial statements and the Group’s 2015 consolidated financial statements. The AGM also resolved to appropriate DDM’s available earnings in accordance with the Board of Directors’ proposal in the 2015 Annual Report, and not to pay a dividend for the 2015 financial year.

The AGM resolved to discharge the Board of Directors and the Management team from liability for the 2015 financial year.

The AGM approved the proposal to elect five members to the Board of Directors. The AGM resolved to re-elect Messrs. Kent Hansson, Torgny Hellström, Dr. Manuel Vogel and Fredrik Waker, and to elect Mrs. Dovilė Burgienė as a new member of the Board of Directors.

Mrs. Dovilė Burgienė (b. 1977) is attorney-at-law specializing in different fields of law, including M&A, corporate governance, reorganization and project finance. Her experience includes advising on M&A deals representing clients such as private equity houses, strategic investors and companies expanding their business. Mrs. Burgienė also has extensive business experience co-ordinating complex business negotiations in Eastern Europe. She is independent of the company and major shareholders.

Mrs. Dovilė Burgienė commented: “I am very pleased to have been elected as a member of the Board of Directors of DDM Holding AG and look forward to contributing to the strategy to continue to grow the DDM group”. 

The AGM also resolved to re-elect PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Luzern as the independent auditors for a further term of one year.

This information is of the type which DDM Holding AG must disclose in accordance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was made public on 28 June 2016, at 4:00 p.m. CET.  

For more information, please visit DDM’s website at www.ddm-group.ch or contact:

Anders Antonsson, Investor Relations
Mail: investor@ddm-group.ch | Tel: 46 8 4080 9030

DDM Holding AG (Nasdaq First North Stockholm: DDM) is a key acquirer and manager of distressed assets. Since 2007, the DDM Group has built a successful platform in Eastern Europe, currently managing 2.3 million receivables with a nominal value of over EUR 2 billion. DDM Treasury Sweden AB (publ) (NGM: DDM1) is a subsidiary wholly owned by DDM Holding AG. Pareto Securities is DDM Holding AG’s Certified Adviser.

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DDM Holding AG (First North: DDM) is a multinational investor in and manager of distressed assets, offering the prospect of attractive returns from the expanding Southern, Central and Eastern Europe market. Since 2007, the DDM Group has built a successful platform in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe, currently managing 2.3 million receivables with a nominal value of over EUR 3.4 billion. For sellers (banks and financial institutions), management of portfolios of distressed assets is a sensitive issue as it concerns the relationship with their customers. For these sellers, it is therefore critical that the acquirer handles the underlying individual debtors professionally, ethically and with respect. DDM has longstanding relations with sellers of distressed assets, based on trust and the Company’s status as a credible acquirer. The banking sector in Southern, Central and Eastern Europe is subject to increasingly stricter capital ratio requirements resulting in distressed assets being more expensive for banks to keep on their balance sheets. As a result, banks are increasingly looking to divest portfolios of distressed and other non-core assets. DDM Holding AG, the Parent Company, is a company incorporated and domiciled in Baar, Switzerland and listed on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm, Sweden, since August 2014.