Hamburg, Germany, 24 March 2016 – The Bijou Brigitte Group generated sales of EUR 330.4 million (previous year: EUR 335.1 million) in the 2015 financial year, slightly exceeding the forecast from November. At EUR 38.3 million (previous year: EUR 40.7 million), earnings before income taxes came in within the forecast range. Net profit after taxes amounted to EUR 25.1 million, compared with EUR 26.3 million in the 2014 reporting year.

The Bijou Brigitte Group expects sales of between EUR 325 million and EUR 335 million in the 2016 financial year. For Group earnings before income taxes, a value of between EUR 30 million and EUR 35 million is expected.

The Management Board and Supervisory Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting on 7 July 2016, subject to verification of the Group’s earnings by the auditors, that a dividend be paid for the 2015 financial year in the amount of EUR 3.00 per no-par value share. Based on the closing price of EUR 57.01 at the end of 2015, this corresponds to a dividend yield of 5.3%.

The consolidated and annual financial statements of Bijou Brigitte modische Accessoires AG for the 2015 financial year will be published on 29 April 2016.

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