EVN has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1989, and has proven to be an attractive and stable investment. Since the IPO of EVN, the total shareholder return has amounted to 8.65% per annum on average (calculated for a period since EVN's initial public offering (IPO) in 1989 until 30 September 2018).
The efforts of EVN in line with sustainability-oriented corporate management have received recognition several times in the past in the form of the company‘s acceptance into specialised sustainability indices. These enable sustainability-oriented investors to make targeted investments in companies which fulfil globally recognised standards in regards to environmental and stakeholder responsibility.
Voting rights thresholds for mandatory reporting
Based on the resolution of the 85th Annual General Meeting on 16 January 2014 and pursuant to Article 91 (6) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act a paragraph was added to Article 5 of the Articles of Incorporation to read as follows:
“(3) The purchase and sale of the company’s shares as defined in § 91 (1) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act of 1989 are subject to reporting requirements when the interest in voting rights exceeds or falls below three per cent as a result of the respective purchase or sale.“
The adjustment of the voting rights thresholds for mandatory reporting was published pursuant to § 91 (1) of the Austrian Stock Exchange Act on, and with effect from 8 May 2014.
Capital measures in the past
- November 2010: Capital increase
EVN performed a capital increase in October and November 2010. The EVN will use the net proceeds of approximately EUR 173m to strengthen its balance sheet structure, invest in renewable energy projects in Lower Austria and expand hydropower energy capacities in Austria and neighboring countries.
- April 2008: Share split 1:4
- July 2004: Capital increase
- July 2001: Capital increase
- June 2000: Share split 1:3
- January 1996: Issue of bonus shares ration 5:1
- May 1991: Share split 1:10