Annual Report 2019

Shareholders and Annual General Meeting

Shareholder Information: Shareholders can obtain full and timely information about our company on our website and can access current as well as historical company data. Among other information on its website, Vonovia regularly posts all financial reports, important information on the company’s governing bodies (including resumes), its corporate governance documentation (declaration of conformity), information requiring ad hoc disclosure and press releases.

Directors’ Dealings: Information on directors’ dealings/managers’ transactions notifiable pursuant to Article 19 of the Market Abuse Regulation is published by Vonovia without delay in accordance with the Regulation and is made available on the company’s website.

Financial Calendar: Shareholders and interested members of the financial community can use the regularly updated financial calendar on the website to obtain information on publication, conference and information dates, roadshows and the timing of the Annual General Meeting early on.

Annual General Meeting and Voting: The Annual General Meeting decides in particular on the appropriation of profit, the ratification of the acts of the members of the Management Board and of the Supervisory Board, the appointment of the external auditor, amendments to the Articles of Association as well as specific capital measures and individually elects the shareholders’ representatives to the Supervisory Board.

Our shareholders can exercise their voting rights at the meeting or instruct a proxy of their choice or one of the proxies provided for that purpose by the company. Our shareholders are also able to submit a postal vote. The details regarding the postal voting procedure are in the respective shareholder’s invitation to the Annual General Meeting.

The entire documentation for the Annual General Meeting and opportunities to authorize, and issue instructions to, the company’s proxies as well as to submit a postal vote are available to shareholders at all times on the Vonovia website.

There are no plans to allow the Annual General Meeting to be followed on the Internet.

Remuneration Paid to Executive Bodies: The remuneration paid to the Management Board and the Supervisory Board is set out in detail every year in the combined management report in line with the corporate governance requirements. The basic principles of the remuneration system for Management Board members have been approved by the Annual General Meeting. The Chairman of the Supervisory Board will submit subsequent changes to the Annual General Meeting.