Dividend Notice 2007

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Annual General Meeting 2007

Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft
Aktiengesellschaft in München

– ISIN DE0008430026 (WKN 843 002) –

Dividend Notice

The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders on 26 April 2007 voted for a dividend of €4.50 per share to be paid on each share entitled to dividend.

Payment of the dividend, which will be subject to deduction of 20% German withholding tax and 5.5% solidarity surcharge on the tax withheld (a total of 21.1%), will be made as from 27 April 2007 as follows:

 

  • For registered shares held in joint custody in the German giro transfer system, the dividend will be paid via Clearstream Banking AG, Frankfurt am Main, to the shareholders' banks, which will credit the relevant amounts to the shareholders' accounts:

  • Payment for shares still held in certificated form will be made against submission of Dividend Coupon No. 10 to the following paying agent

    Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG
    with all of its branches


Shareholders subject to taxation in Germany can offset the tax withheld against assessed tax in their assessment for German income tax or corporation tax. The solidarity surcharge withheld can be offset against the assessed solidarity surcharge. No imputation tax credit is involved in the dividend payment.

Withholding tax and solidarity surcharge will not be withheld in the case of shareholders liable to German taxation who have given their bank a "Nichtveranlagungsbescheinigung" (certificate from the German tax authorities that they are not subject to an assessment procedure). The same applies to such shareholders who have submitted a "Freistellungsauftrag" (German application for exemption from withholding tax).

For shareholders subject to tax assessment in Germany, the dividend will be taxable in accordance with the provisions of German corporation and income tax law (half-income method).

Munich, April 2007

The Board of Management


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