Essen, 17 February 2016

RWE AG: Ad-hoc-disclosure according to Art. 17 MAR - RWE Board Resolves Dividend Proposal to Strengthen Financial Power

In light of the further deterioration in the earnings prospects of the conventional electricity generation business, the Executive Board of RWE AG decided in its meeting today to propose to the annual general meeting on 20 April 2016 a dividend of EUR 0,13 per preferred share and a suspension of the dividend for ordinary shares in order to strengthen the financial power of the company. Previous year’s dividend was EUR 1 per preferred share as well as per ordinary share.



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