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SolarWorld AG
Investor Relations
Martin-Luther-King-Str. 24
53175 Bonn
Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 228 - 559 20 470
Fax: +49 (0) 228 - 559 20 9470
placement@solarworld.de

SolarWorld FAQs

Solarworld shares

When did SolarWorld AG go public? How high was the first price quotation?

When did SolarWorld AG go public? How high was the first price quotation?

SolarWorld AG went public on 11/08/1999. The issuing price amounted to 13.75 euros. The first price quotation was 14.20 euros.

What is the International Security Identification Number (ISDN) of SolarWorld shares?

What is the International Security Identification Number (ISDN) of SolarWorld shares?

The ISIN of the SolarWorld share is DE000A1YCMM2.

Where are SolarWorld shares listed and in what form?

Where are SolarWorld shares listed and in what form?

SolarWorld shares are listed as no-par value bearer shares in the Prime Standard at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.

What nominal value do SolarWorld shares have?

What nominal value do SolarWorld shares have?

The shares have an imputed nominal value of 1.00 Euro.

Where can I get information about the prize of SolarWorld shares?

Where can I get information about the prize of SolarWorld shares?

You will find current price information here.

How large is SolarWorld AG´s free float?

How large is SolarWorld AG´s free float?

You will find the current shareholder structure here.

How high is the current capital stock?

How high is the current capital stock?

SolarWorld AG’s capital stock amounts to 14,896,000.00 euros. It is divided into 14,896,000 no-par value bearer shares.

How high were the former dividends?

How high were the former dividends?

Financial year Dividend per share in € Date of dividend payment
2013 0.00 --
2012 0.00 --
2011 0.09 05/25/2012
2010 0.19 05/25/2011
2009 0.16 05/21/2010
2008 0.15 05/22/2009
2007 0.14 05/23/2008
2006 0.20 05/24/2007
2005 0.50 05/24/2006
2004 0.36 05/25/2005
2003 0.18 05/26/2004
2002 0.18 05/27/2003
2001 0.35 05/28/2002
2000 0.30 05/29/2001

When will SolarWorld AG´s next Annual General Meeting be held?

When will SolarWorld AG´s next Annual General Meeting be held?

You will find the date of the next AGM in our financial calender.

Can every shareholder participate in the Annual General Meeting?

Can every shareholder participate in the Annual General Meeting?

A requirement for participation in the Annual General Meeting is evidence of share ownership as at a specific record date and a correct and timely registration. The specific dates and deadlines will be announced as part of the invitation and agenda to the AGM. Every shareholder can participate in person or can be represented by an agent.

Can the shareholder transfer his voting rights?

Can the shareholder transfer his voting rights?

For shareholders who are either unable or unwilling to attend the Annual General Meeting in person, it is possible to issue a proxy and instructions. A shareholder can give advance notice of proxy and instructions to specific voting rights representatives who are known to the company and can empower them to vote in accordance with his instructions. Furthermore, it is possible to issue a proxy to a credit institution or a shareholders’ association. The proxy and instructions are to be sent directly to the latter. However, the shareholder should make sure, in advance, that the credit institution or the shareholders’ association will agree to exercise his voting rights as his representative.




SolarWorld AG Company

When was SolarWorld AG founded?

When was SolarWorld AG founded?

In 1988, the individual company, Frank H. Asbeck Ingenieurbüro für Industrieanlagen was founded in Bonn. Until 1998, the company was engaged in projects to produce renewable energy. On 12/18/1998, these activities were transferred to the newly founded SolarWorld AG, which went public on 11/08/1999.

Where is the headquarter of the company located?

Where is the headquarter of the company located?

The company headquarter is located in Bonn (North Rhine Westphalia), Germany.

In which commercial register is SolarWorld AG entered?

In which commercial register is SolarWorld AG entered?

SolarWorld AG is recorded at the Bonn Local Court under the commercial register number HRB 8319.

In which business areas is SolarWorld involved?

In which business areas is SolarWorld involved?

SolarWorld is active in the following areas of business: trading and recycling of solar silicon, wafers, cells and modules. Here you will obtain more information about these business areas.

Where are the branches located?

Where are the branches located?

The production facilities are located in Freiberg and Arnstadt, Germany as well as Hillsboro in the United States. There are sales offices in the United States, Germany, Spain, France, South Africa and Singapore.

What strategy does SolarWorld follow?

What strategy does SolarWorld follow?

Under the following links you will find information about our vision, mission and strategy

Who belongs to the Management Board of the company?

Who belongs to the Management Board of the company?

Here you will find information about SolarWorld AG’s Management Board.

Who belongs to the Supervisory Board of the company?

Who belongs to the Supervisory Board of the company?

Here you will find information about SolarWorld AG’s Supervisory Board.

When will SolarWorld publish its next business figures?

When will SolarWorld publish its next business figures?

Please find this information in our Financial Calendar.

How can I order the current group report?

How can I order the current group report?

On our website, our consolidated annual and interim reports are available for download as a pdf file.

How is the business year defined?

How is the business year defined?

The business year corresponds to the calendar year.

Under which accounting standards does SolarWorld prepare its balance sheets?

Under which accounting standards does SolarWorld prepare its balance sheets?

SolarWorld AG prepares its financial statements in accordance with the provisions of international accounting standards, the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), as they are to be applied in the European Union.

Does SolarWorld share the success of the company with its employees?

Does SolarWorld share the success of the company with its employees?

SolarWorld AG offers its employees and management personnel various participation programs. Already, in 2003, the company introduced, among other things, a successful profit-sharing program with employee participation. Under this program, all permanent employees will receive a success-related bonus in addition to their salary.

What is the position of SolarWorld with regard to the principles of corporate governance?

What is the position of SolarWorld with regard to the principles of corporate governance?

You will find information about corporate governance here.