Annual general meeting of shareholders of UMG has approved the recommendation of the Board to pay 76 million euros for 2020
Nicosia, Cyprus, 22 September 2021. United Medical Group CY PLC (hereinafter referred to as "the Company", together with its subsidiaries, "the Group" or "EMC", MOEX ticker: GEMC), a leading provider of comprehensive premium medical services in Russia, operating under the brand "European Medical Center", hereby informs that the annual general meeting of shareholders has approved the recommendation of the Board to pay 76 million euros (0.8444 euros per share) as dividends for 2020.
The ex-dividend date is set on September 27, 2021. The payment is scheduled for September 30, 2021. The payment will be made in US dollars at the exchange rate on the day preceding the actual payment date (i.e. on September 29, 2021).
The decision of the general meeting of shareholders corresponds to the Company's previously announced plans to pay guaranteed dividends in the amount of 114 million euros in 2021. The second payment will be recommended by the Board of Directors in the fourth quarter of 2021.
In addition to the issue of dividends, the General Meeting of shareholders approved Deloitte Limited Cyprus as the auditor of the financial statements of the Company and the Group, as well as the stand-alone and consolidated financial statements of the Company for 2020 and the consolidated financial statements of the company for the first half of 2021.
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- EMC is the second-largest private healthcare provider in Russia by revenue and the largest by adjusted EBITDA and has been operating in the Russian private healthcare market for 30+ years – the longest track record of any major private healthcare business in this market.
- EMC is a fully integrated healthcare services provider offering a comprehensive range of diversified medical services, and has advanced capabilities in more than 57 specialisations.
- EMC’s network comprises seven multidisciplinary medical centres, one maternity centre and one rehabilitation centre (with a total built-up area of approximately 87 thousand square metres), as well as three geriatric centres (with a total built-up area of approximately 14 thousand square metres). As at 31 March 2021, the Group had 2,593 employees, comprising 752 physicians, 1,472 nurses and other medical staff and 369 administrative and support staff.
- EMC is a leading Russian provider of cancer treatment with extensive expertise in a full range of modern oncology treatment methods, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment as well as renowned experts with international experience.
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