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2013

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2013

The 2013 Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was held on May 8, 2013 at the Stadthalle Fuerth, Fuerth/Bavaria, Germany.

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 380 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 140 guests. At the time the presence was announced, 40.87 percent of the nominal capital were represented at the Annual General Meeting.

The shareholders amongst others resolved to pay out a dividend of 1.35 € per share. This represents an increase of 35% versus the previous year, when the dividend amounted to 1.00 € per share. The dividend amounting to a total of 282,441,851.10 € was paid out on May 9, 2013.

All resolutions proposed by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board were passed with the required majority. No countermotions were received.

Below please find the speech of the Chief Executive Officer Mr. Herbert Hainer with presentation slides, the complete voting results as well as further documents relating to the event.

Attendance and Voting Results

The Annual General Meeting of adidas AG was attended by approximately 380 shareholders and shareholder representatives as well as by around 140 guests.

At the time of voting on the agenda items 2 to 9, 85,480,118 no-par-value shares with the same amount of votes were represented at the Annual General Meeting. This corresponds to 40.86% of the nominal capital entitled to vote.

Voting Results

 Valid votes totalValid votes
in % of
nom. capital
Yes-votes
total
Yes-votes
in % of
valid votes
No-votes
total
No-votes
in % of
valid votes
ITEM 2:
Appropriation of Retained Earnings
85,279,98840.7685,130,24899.82149,7400.18
ITEM 3:
Ratification of the actions of the Executive Board for 2012
84,760,94840.5184,238,02199.38522,9270.62
ITEM 4:
Ratification of the actions of the Supervisory Board for 2012
79,691,16138.0978,987,18699.12703,9750.88
ITEM 5:
Approval of the amendment of existing corporate agreements
85,268,84440.7685,260,55299.998,2920.01
ITEM 6:
Cancellation of the Authorised Capital purs. to § 4 section 2 of the Articles of Association; creation of a new Authorised Capital 2013/I
85,240,58340.7481,334,35895.423,906,2254.58
ITEM 7:
Cancellation of the Authorised Capital purs. to § 4 section 3 of the Articles of Association; creation of a new Authorised Capital 2013/II
85,239,34940.7464,278,44775.4120,960,90224.59
ITEM 8:
Cancellation of the Authorised Capital purs. to § 4 section 4 of the Articles of Association; creation of a new Authorised Capital 2013/III
85,236,94240.7467,379,37579.0517,857,56720.95
ITEM 9a:
Appointment of the Auditor and the Group Auditor for 2013
84,382,62840.3382,820,62898.151,562,0001.85
ITEM 9b:
Appointment of the Auditor for the audit review of the financial statements and the interim financial report for the first six months of the 2013 financial year
79,065,22837.7977,516,43398.041,548,7951.96

Thus, all proposed resolutions were adopted by the Annual General Meeting with the required majority.

Invitation incl. Agenda and related Documents