The shareholders’ influence in the company is exercised at general meetings, which is the company’s highest decision-making body.
At ordinary (annual) general meetings, resolutions must be passed on adoption of the profit and loss account and balance sheet, allocation of the company’s profit or loss, discharge from liability for the board of directors and the CEO, elections of members of the board of directors and auditor and on remuneration for the board of directors and the auditor. At general meetings, the shareholders also resolve on other key matters in the company, such as amending of the articles of association, any issue of new shares etc.
Notice to attend a general meeting shall be made by announcement in the Swedish Official Gazette (Sw. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar) and by making the notice available on the company’s website. At the same time as notice is made, it shall be announced in Dagens industri that a notice has been made.
To attend and vote at general meetings, either in person or through a proxy, shareholders must be registered in the company’s share register, kept by Euroclear, five weekdays prior to the general meeting (i.e. on the record date) and notify the company of their intention to attend the general meeting no later than on the date specified in the notice of the meeting.
Shareholders wishing to have a matter addressed at the AGM shall submit a request in writing to the Board of Directors.