May 17, 2023
Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA) today announced that the exchange ratio for the dividend for the year 2022 is 1 new common share for every 22.3906 existing common shares. This ratio was based on the volume weighted average price on Euronext Amsterdam of May 11, 12 and 15, 2023, of EUR 19.0020 and was calculated in a manner that the gross dividend in shares will be approximately equal to EUR 0.85. As a result, Philips will issue a total number of 39,334,938 new common shares.
Distribution of the dividend with delivery of new common shares and settlement of any fractions in cash, will take place from May 18, 2023. Upon distribution, the total issued share capital will amount to EUR 185,730,004, representing 928,650,020 common shares.
Before the end of the year, Philips expects to cancel a total of 15,134,054 shares. The shares to be cancelled include treasury shares already held and shares yet to be acquired in the course of 2023 through the settlement of forward contracts entered into as part of the EUR 1.5 billion share repurchase program for capital reduction purposes, as announced on July 26, 2021. More information is available via this link.
For further information, please contact:
Elco van Groningen
Philips Global Press Office
Tel.: +31 6 8103 9584
Philips Investor Relations
Tel.: +31 20 59 77055
About Royal Philips
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and well-being through meaningful innovation. Philips’ patient- and people-centric innovation leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver personal health solutions for consumers and professional health solutions for healthcare providers and their patients in the hospital and the home. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, ultrasound, image-guided therapy, monitoring and enterprise informatics, as well as in personal health. Philips generated 2022 sales of EUR 17.8 billion and employs approximately 74,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. News about Philips can be found at www.philips.com/newscenter.
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