Annual General Meeting
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 2019
Swedish Match Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held on April 9, 2019, at 3.30 p.m. CET at the cinema Skandia, Drottninggatan 82, in Stockholm, Sweden.
Complete proposals under all items in PDF
The Nominating Committee’s proposals
Appendix 2 – Item 11 – Remuneration to the Board of Directors
Appendix 3 – Item 12 – Election of the Board of Directors
Appendix 4 – tems 13-15 – Remuneration to auditors
Appendix 10 – Item 21 – Instructions for Nominating Committee
Appendix 10A – Item 21 – Instructions for Nominating Committee
The Board of Directors’ Proposals
Appendix 1 – Item 8 – Allocation of profit
Appendix 5 – Item 16 – Principles for remuneration to senior executives
Appendix 5A – Item 16 – Application of principles on variable salary for 2019
Appendix 7 – Item 18 – Acquisition of Company shares
Appendix 8 – Item 19 – Transfer of Company shares
Appendix 9 – Item 20 – Issuing of new shares
The auditor’s statement in accordance with Chapter 8, Section 54 of the Swedish Companies Act, regarding compliance with the guidelines for remuneration to Senior Executives
The auditor’s statement pursuant to Chapter 20, Section 14 of the Swedish Companies Act, concerning items 17 a) and 17 b)
Right to participate in the Meeting
In order to participate in the Meeting you need to be registered as a shareholder in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday April 3, 2019. In addition, you need to notify Swedish Match of your intention to participate in the Meeting no later than Wednesday April 3, 2019, at which time the notification shall have been received by Swedish Match. Shareholders who wish to be accompanied by one or two assistants at the Meeting shall also inform Swedish Match thereof within the appointed period of time.
Notice of participation
Notice of participation may be submitted in writing to Swedish Match AB (publ), “Årsstämman”, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, P.O 191,101 23 Stockholm, Sweden, by telephone at +46 (0)8 402 90 42 (09:00 – 16:00 CET), or the Internet. Upon giving notice of participation, the shareholder shall state his or her name/company name, civic ID/corporate registration number, address, telephone number (daytime) and the number of assistants, if any. Receipt of notification will be confirmed by Swedish Match, which will issue an attendance card prior to the Meeting to be presented at the entrance to the venue where the Meeting is held.
Proxy forms are available upon request. We recommend use of the Form for power of attorneys.
Shareholders who are represented by proxy shall issue a power of attorney for the proxy. If the power of attorney is issued by a legal entity, a copy of the corporate registration certificate for such legal entity shall be enclosed (or if no such document is available, an equivalent authorization document). The proxy is valid for one year from the date of issuance or the longer period of validity stated in the proxy, however not longer than five years from the date of issuance. To facilitate entry at the Meeting, the power of attorney in original as well as the corporate registration certificate and other authorization documents, if any, should be provided to the Company at the address stated above no later than Friday April 5, 2019.
Voting right registration
Shareholders whose shares are nominee registered and who wish to participate in the Meeting must temporarily re-register such shares in their own name (i.e. voting right registration). Request for re-registration shall be submitted to the nominee in sufficient time to allow the re-registration to be effective at Euroclear Sweden AB no later than Wednesday, April 3, 2019.
Processing of personal data
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AGM 2019 calendar
|3 April, 2019||Record date for AGM|
|9 April, 2019||AGM|
|10 April, 2019||EX-dividend date|
|11 April, 2019||Proposed record date for dividend|
|16 April, 2019||Proposed date for dividend payment|