The general meeting approves a dividend of EUR 0.35 per share (German)

Bessenbach, May 20, 2022 SAF-HOLLAND SE The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. ————————————————– ————————- SAF-HOLLAND SE: The Annual General Meeting adopts a dividend of EUR 0.35 per Bessenbach share, May 20, 2022. SAF-HOLLAND SE (“SAF-HOLLAND”), one of the world’s leading suppliers of components for trailers and trucks, successfully closed its annual general meeting in 2022 yesterday. At the time of convening the Annual General Meeting, the Supervisory Board decided that it would be held practically without the physical presence of shareholders in Frankfurt am Main. Registered shareholders could follow the general meeting live on the shareholder portal and exercise their shareholder rights. For the first time, the opening of the General Meeting and the speech by SAF-HOLLAND SE Chairman Alexander Geis were broadcast to the public via the company’s website. In his speech, Alexander Geis looked back over the past year and said: “The fiscal year 2021 was further influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic and brought us many challenges. With our future-proof health management, we have been very successful in protecting our health by protecting our workforce and minimizing the possible impact on our production. 2021 was also characterized by tight supply chains and massive increases in steel, freight and energy prices. Nevertheless, we managed to increase group sales by 30% to a good 1.25 billion euros to increase adjusted EBIT by 58% and the unadjusted profit for the period by 160% to 37 million euros. Regarding business development in Q1 2022, key Board issues and prospects for Fiscal 2022, Alexander Geis said: “In terms of sales, we started the year very well. With sales of EUR 370 million, the first quarter of 2022 was the best in the company’s history. In terms of margins, the EMEA region particularly suffered from high steel prices, energy costs and logistics. The adjusted EBIT margin for the group was a satisfactory 6.4%. Based on the data for the first quarter of 2022, we raised our forecasts for consolidated sales and improved our forecasts for the adjusted EBIT margin. We currently assume sales between EUR 1.2 billion and EUR 1.35 billion and an adjusted EBIT margin between 6.5% and 7.0%. The investment ratio will be between 2% and 2.5%. Our management focus this year on the topics of portfolio optimization and growth, the further development of the ESG strategy, capital allocation and operational excellence. ” With the registration rate of around 58%, the General Meeting of SAF-HOLLAND SE once again met with great interest. for the financial year 2022. The shareholders of SAF-HOLLAND SE also approved the proposed dividend payment of EUR 0.35 per share. This corresponds to a payout ratio of around 43% and is therefore in line with SAF-HOLLAND SE’s profit-oriented dividend policy which generally foresees a payout of 40% to 50% of the attributed result for the period on day n The closing price for 2021 is 2.8 %. The voting results at the Annual General Meeting 2022 and all accompanying documents can be viewed on the SAF-HOLLAND SE website in the Investor Relations section of the Annual General Meeting: / volle-hv / 2022. Contact Petra Müller Head of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and ESG Tel: +49 (0) 6095 301 918 [email protected] About SAF-HOLLAND SAF-HOLLAND SE is a leading international manufacturer of chassis components and subassemblies for trailers, trucks and buses. The range of products includes, among others axle systems and suspension systems for trailers, as well as fifth wheel couplings for trucks and coupling systems for trucks, semi-trailers and trailers. In addition, SAF-HOLLAND develops innovative products that increase the efficiency, safety and environmental friendliness of commercial vehicles. The emphasis is on digitization and networking of trailers, and axle electrification. Products and solutions are marketed under the SAF, Holland, V. Orlandi, TrailerMaster, Neway, KLL and York brands. SAF-HOLLAND supplies original equipment to vehicle manufacturers on six continents. As part of its modernization activities, the company supplies spare parts to the service networks of manufacturers and wholesalers, and through a comprehensive global sales network to end customers and service centers. Around 3,600 dedicated employees worldwide are already working on the future of the transportation industry. SAF-HOLLAND shares have been listed on the Prime Standard Deutsche Börse since 2007 and are part of the SDAX index. Visit for more information. Forward-Looking Statements This press release contains forward-looking statements which are based on the assumptions and estimates of the SAF-HOLLAND SE Board of Directors. These statements can be identified by expressions such as “expect”, “want”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “plan”, “believe”, “aim”, “judge” and “will” or similar terms. While we believe the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot guarantee that they will prove to be correct. Assumptions may include risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual data to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a discrepancy include changes in the macroeconomic and business environment, changes in currency and interest rates, introducing products that compete with own products, problems with the acceptance of new products or services, and changes in the company’s strategy. SAF-HOLLAND does not intend to update any forward-looking statements and is not responsible for such updating. This press release contains supplementary financial measures which are or may be so-called alternative performance measures that are not well defined in the relevant accounting standards. These supplementary financial ratios should not be used on their own or as an alternative to the financial ratios presented in the consolidated financial statements and determined in accordance with applicable accounting standards when assessing SAF-HOLLAND’s net assets, financial condition and operating results. Other companies that present or report alternative performance measures with a similar label may calculate them differently. An explanation of the financial ratios used can be found in the SAF-HOLLAND SE annual report. Due to rounding, the numbers in this press release and other reports may not add up to the exact sums shown, and the percentages shown may not accurately reflect the absolute figures to which they relate. Note This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to buy, sell, exchange or transfer, or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities. The securities referenced herein have not been and will not be incorporated under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 as amended (the “Securities Act”) and may not be sold or offered for sale without registration. sales in the United States, except as exempt from registration under the Securities Act. SAF-HOLLAND SE does not intend to register the securities described in this document in accordance with the Securities Act or with any securities regulatory agency of any state or other jurisdiction in the United States of America in connection with this announcement. Contact: Petra Müller Head of Investor Relations, Corporate Communications and ESG SAF-HOLLAND SE Hauptstraße 26 63856 Bessenbach Telephone +49 6095 301-918 [email protected] ————————————————– ————————- 20.05.2022 Publication of Corporate / Financial News broadcast by DGAP – EQS Group AG website. The issuer / publisher is responsible for the content of the application. DGAP’s distribution services include statutory reporting, corporate / financial news, and press releases. Media archive at ————————————– – – ———————————– Language: German Company: SAF-HOLLAND SE Hauptstraße 26 63856 Bessenbach Germany Phone: +496095301 – 918 E-mail: [email protected] Internet: ISIN: DE000SAFH001 WKN: SAFH00 Indices: SDAX Exchanges: Frankfurt Regulated Market (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange EQS News ID: 1357371 End of DGAP News-Service ———————- – ————————————————- – – 1357371 05/20/2022 °

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