All resolutions approved at BCV’s annual meeting
BCV's Annual Shareholders’ Meeting was held today at the Palais de Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland. The meeting was attended by 792 shareholders, representing 80.12% of the Group’s capital. All items on the agenda were adopted. Shareholders approved the 2012 consolidated financial statements, which show a CHF 311m net profit, and ratified the actions of the Board of Directors and the Executive Board for the 2012 financial year. They accepted the Board’s proposal to pay an ordinary dividend of CHF 22 per share and make a special distribution of CHF 10 per share out of paid-in reserves. BCV will thus return a total of CHF 275m to its shareholders.In addition, shareholders renewed the term of office of the Bank's auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers, for the 2013 financial year.