AGM 2016

According to the Swedish Companies Act, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) is the highest governing body in a limited liability company. The Annual General Meeting elects the Board of Directors and the auditors and takes decisions on such matters as changes in the Articles of Association and changes in the share capital.

Annual General Meeting 2016

Swedish Match Annual General Meeting 2016 was held on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 3.30 p.m. CET at the Skandia cinema, Drottninggatan 82, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Notice in PDF

Major items approved by the Annual General Meeting include:

  • An ordinary dividend of  8.00 SEK per share and a special dividend of 12.00 SEK per share, in total 20.00 SEK per share
  • Mandate to repurchase up to 10 percent of all shares in the Company
  • Withdrawal of 7,750,000 repurchased company shares with a simultaneous bonus issue without issuing any new shares
  • Re-election of KPMG AB as auditor

Read the press release Swedish Match Annual General Meeting 2016.

View the President and CEO Lars Dahlgren's AGM 2016 address to the shareholders (in Swedish only). View also CFO Marlene Forsell's AGM address to the shareholders (in Swedish only).

See the minutes from the AGM in writing - the minutes without appendices or the complete minutes including all appendices other than the voting list.

For archived AGM addresses and minutes, se the page AGM address and minutes. 

AGM 2016 calendar

22 April, 2016  Record date for AGM 2016
28 April, 2016  Annual General Meeting 2016
29 April, 2016  EX-dividend date
2 May, 2016  Proposed record date for dividend
6 May, 2016  Proposed date for dividend payment

 

Extraordinary shareholders’ meeting

Swedish Match extraordinary shareholders’ meeting was held on Friday December 16, 2016, at 09.00 a.m. in Stockholm, Sweden.

At the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting, it was resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to pay a special dividend of 9.50 SEK per share.

Notice to the Extraordinary Shareholders’ Meeting in PDF

See the minutes from the AGM in writing - the minutes without appendices or the complete minutes including all appendices other than the voting list.

Calendar for extraordinary shareholders’ meeting 

10 December, 2016  Record date for extraordinary shareholders’ meeting
16 December, 2016  Extraordinary shareholders’ meeting
17 December, 2016  EX-dividend date
20 December, 2016  Proposed record date for dividend
23 December, 2016  Proposed date for dividend payment