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Figures for Q3 2020
Higher EBITDA – Full-Year Outlook Confirmed

Overall, K+S achieved a solid result in the third quarter despite the persistently challenging environment. EBITDA operating earnings rose significantly to € 96 million (Q3/2019: € 81 million).

Ad hoc disclosure
Impairment: K+S Cleans Up Balance Sheet

The K+S Board of Executive Directors has adjusted its long-term assumptions against the background of the realignment of the Company and the sale of the Americas operating unit. This mainly concerns the long-term potash price assumption as well as a higher cost of capital rate.

K+S Aktiengesellschaft
K+S Cleans Up Balance Sheet

The K+S Board of Executive Directors has adjusted its long-term assumptions against the background of the realignment of the Company and the sale of the Americas operating unit. This mainly concerns the long-term potash price assumption as well as a higher cost of capital rate.

Sales agreement signed
K+S sells its Americas salt business to Stone Canyon Industries Holding, Mark Demetree and Affiliates

Today, K+S Aktiengesellschaft signed a contract to sell its Americas salt business bundled together as the Americas Operating Unit to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC (“SCIH”), Mark Demetree and affiliates.

Ad hoc disclosure
Agreement Disposal: K+S signs agreement to sell its Operating Unit Americas to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC, Mark Demetree and affiliates for a total of USD 3.2 billion

Closing expected to occur in summer 2021 Transaction subject to customary closing conditions, including antitrust approvals K+S Aktiengesellschaft signed today a definitive agreement to sell its Operating Unit Americas, comprising its American salt businesses, to Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC, Mark Demetree and affiliates for a total of USD 3.2 billion, representing 12. ...

Ad hoc disclosure
Statement: K+S confirms advanced negotiations on the sale of the operating unit Americas

In response to market rumors, K+S confirms that it is in very advanced negotiations with Stone Canyon Industries Holdings LLC about a potential sale of its operating unit Americas

COVID-19: Remuneration waiver of the Supervisory Board
Extensive donations for charitable purposes in the vicinity of K+S sites

Following the waiver by the Supervisory Board of K+S Aktiengesellschaft of part of its annual remuneration for 2019, announced at the beginning of June this year, the beneficiaries of the donations have now been selected. In total, more than 70 charitable institutions in the vicinity of K+S sites worldwide will be supported.

K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Supervisory Board: Re-sizing of the Board of Executive Directors

Ms. Fabiola Fernandez Grund, who had already been appointed as a further member to the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft in December last year, will, at the request of the Company, not take up her mandate at the beginning of next year.

K+S Aktiengesellschaft
Board of Executive Directors waives part of its annual remuneration

The members of the Board of Executive Directors of K+S Aktiengesellschaft will waive part of their variable remuneration for the current financial year. If the annual variable remuneration component (STI - Short Term Incentive) reaches 100 percent, the total amount waived by the Board of Executive Directors corresponds to 665,000 euros.

K+S reports solid Q2 2020 results
Americas sale and restructuring of administration on track

Despite difficult conditions, K+S achieved solid results in the second quarter. Good operating performance and high cost discipline resulted in a significant increase in earnings for the Americas operating unit. As expected, revenues and earnings of the Europe+ operating unit were down year-on-year as a result of lower average prices for potash fertilizers. The corona pandemic burdened K+S EBITDA by a further € 10 million.