Francotyp-Postalia postpones Annual General Meeting to first half of November


Berlin, September 9, 2020 - The Management Board of Francotyp-Postalia Holding AG (FP), an expert in secure mail business and secure digital communication processes, today decided, with the approval of the Supervisory Board, to postpone the Annual General Meeting convened for September 29, 2020. The major shareholder Obotritia Capital KGaA, which, according to the latest voting rights announcement, holds 28.01% of the shares, has expressed the desire to discuss the size of the Supervisory Board and its composition and to reach a consensual conclusion with the company.

Obotritia Capital KGaA has expressed the wish to be adequately represented on the board. Consultations are currently taking place to identify suitable candidates and to revise the Articles of Association, if necessary, with regard to the size of the Supervisory Board.

For this reason, the Annual General Meeting has been postponed to the first half of November. The exact date will be announced promptly in consultation with the Supervisory Board.

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About Francotyp-Postalia (FP):

The listed and globally operating FP Group with headquarters in Berlin, Germany, is an expert in the secure mailing business and secure digital communication processes (FP = "Secure Digital Communication"). As market leader in Germany and Austria, the FP Group offers digital solutions for companies and public authorities as well as products and services for efficient mail processing and consolidation of business mail with its "Software/Digital", "Franking and Folding/Inserting" and "Mail Services" product segments. The Group achieved generated revenues of about 210 million euros in 2019. FP has subsidiaries in ten different countries and is represented by its own distributor network in a further 40 countries. With a company history spanning almost 100 years, FP possesses a unique DNA in the areas of actuating elements, sensor systems, cryptography and connectivity. FP has a global market share of more than twelve percent in franking systems and, in the digital sector, has unique, highly secure solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT/IIoT) and for the digital signing of documents.

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