21. August 2015 - General

HMS Bergbau AG announces results of Annual General Meeting


  • Shareholders support corporate strategy of HMS Bergbau AG
  • All resolutions adopted with a majority of 99.99 per cent


Berlin, 21. August 2014: HMS Bergbau AG, one of the leading independent coal trading and marketing companies in Germany, held its Annual General Meeting for the 2014 financial year on 19 August 2015.

In addition to the proposed resolutions to grant discharge to the Executive Board and Supervisory Board and the election of the auditor, the agenda included the cancellation of the existing authorised capital and the creation of new authorised capital.

The Company’s shareholders adopted all proposed resolutions with 99.99 per cent majority of the capital present or represented at the Annual General Meeting.

Heinz Schernikau, founder and CEO of HMS Bergbau AG: “We’re delighted that the shareholders approved our proposed resolutions proposed with nearly 100 per cent. The resolution on the creation of new authorised capital demonstrates that our shareholders actively support our corporate strategy.”

The exact wording of the proposed resolutions and the voting result is available for download from the Company’s website.


The Executive Board


About HMS Bergbau AG:

Berlin based HMS Bergbau AG is one of the leading and independent coal trading houses in Germany specialising in international purchase and sale of coal to power plants and other industrial consumers worldwide. HMS is actively expanding its activities to Asia, Africa and Poland and develops first class raw material resources. Moreover HMS takes over complete, full-service transport solutions for their clients. HMS has been listed on Germany’s Frankfurt Stock Exchange (entry standard) since December 2008.