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Forbo ensures periodic and comprehensive communication with shareholders, the capital markets, media and the public by reporting on business developments and activities of relevance to the company.

Shareholders receive summary reports on the financial year and Half-Year Reports. The Half-Year Report is available in printed form and from our website, as are all other published documents. The Ordinary General Meeting is an additional information platform.

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Here you will find all media releases for 2018

06/06/2018 – Continuation of the Forbo share buyback program 2017–2020

The Board of Directors of Forbo Holding Ltd has decided to continue with the current share buyback program 2017–2020 via a second trading line and thus buy back a maximum of 116,895 registered shares (6.49% of the share capital).

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  • Media release 06.06.2018

    Media release
    06.06.2018

06/04/2018 – Information on the 2018 Ordinary General Meeting

Forbo shareholders approve all proposals from the Board of Directors

The shareholders of Forbo Holding Ltd approved all proposals submitted by the Board of Directors to the 90th Ordinary General Meeting in Zug by a clear majority. A dividend of CHF 19 per share will be paid out as of April 13, 2018.

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  • Media release 06.04.2018

    Media release
    06.04.2018

06/03/2018 – Media release on the 2017 business year

Strong rise in sales amid mixed market conditions – Operating profit before one-off costs once more increased – Group profit strongly impacted by one-off costs – Significantly higher investments – Balance sheet remains robust – Dividend of CHF 19 per share

In 2017, Forbo raised sales significantly despite mixed market conditions, generating net sales of CHF 1,246.4 million (previous year: CHF 1,185.5 million) which represents an increase of 5.1%, or 4.3% in local currencies, due to slightly positive currency effects. Group operating profit (EBIT) – before one-off costs in connection with the antitrust proceedings against Flooring Systems in France – rose by 3.9% to CHF 163.3 million (previous year: CHF 157.2 million). Factoring in one-off costs, EBIT came to CHF 79.9 million. Group profit from continuing operations before one-off costs declined due to special tax effects by CHF 7.8 million to CHF 119.8 million (previous year: CHF 127.6 million).

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  • Media release 06.03.2018

    Media release
    06.03.2018

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