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Press Utrecht 20 May 2020 13:30 EU/Amsterdam

a.s.r. shareholders adopt all resolutions

The shareholders of ASR Nederland N.V. (a.s.r.) approved all resolutions at today's General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM).

The AGM has approved the following resolutions:

The adoption of the financial statements for the 2019 financial year;
The reappointment of Herman Hintzen as member of the Supervisory Board;
Discharge of each member of the Executive Board and each member of the Supervisory Board from liability in respect of the exercise of their duties in the 2019 financial year;
Extension of the authorisation of the Executive Board to issue shares and/or grant rights to subscribe for shares, and to restrict or exclude statutory pre-emptive rights.
Authorisation of the Executive Board to acquire the company's own shares up to a maximum of 10% of the issued share capital as per 20 May 2020.

The AGM also gave positive voting advice with regards to the 2019 Remuneration Report. After the AGM, the Supervisory Board decided to reappoint Jos Baeten as member and chairman of the Executive Board of a.s.r. for a new four-year period.

a.s.r. previously announced the decision to postpone the 2019 final dividend payment and to discontinue the current share buyback program for the time being. With this, a.s.r. follows up on the recommendation that De Nederlandsche Bank and the European regulator EIOPA made on 2 April 2020.

Shareholders represented at the meeting
At the AGM, a total of 68,77% of the total issued share capital entitled to vote was represented by proxy or voting instructions. The results of the votes for each item on the agenda, will be announced no later than 22 May 2020, and published on our website.