Luxembourg, 15 April 2009 – The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of RTL Group on 15 April 2009 has approved the statutory and consolidated accounts as at 31 December 2008 and decided to pay a dividend of EUR 3.50 per share. This amount includes an extraordinary dividend of EUR 2.10 per share. RTL Group’s Board of Directors proposed the extraordinary dividend to the AGM based on the strong 2008 results and the significant net cash position of the Group.
The dividend for the full year ended 31 December 2008 will be payable from 24 April 2009 on presentation of coupon N° 15 at the following banks.
- In the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg:
- In Belgium:
RTL Group’s Annual Report for 2008 is available on the company’s website, www.RTLGroup.com.
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About RTL Group
RTL Group is the leading European entertainment network, with interests in 45 television channels and 32 radio stations in 11 countries and content production throughout the world. The television portfolio of Europe’s largest broadcaster includes RTL Television in Germany, M6 in France, Five in the UK, the RTL channels in the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Croatia and Hungary, Alpha TV in Greece, Ren TV in Russia and Antena 3 in Spain. RTL Group’s flagship radio station is RTL in France, and it also owns or has interests in other stations in France, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece, Spain and Luxembourg. RTL Group's content production arm, FremantleMedia, is one of the largest international producers outside the US. Each year, it produces 10,000 hours of programming across 57 countries.