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 2020
Swedish Match Annual General Meeting 2020 will be held on April 2, 2020, at 15.30 CET at the cinema Skandia, Drottninggatan 82, Stockholm, Sweden.
Special arrangements at Swedish Match Annual General Meeting on April 2, 2020
The Swedish Match Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 will take place as planned. In view of the Corona virus situation there will be some practical changes to the event:
- The entrance to the AGM will not open until 15:00 CET.
- No coffee will be served before the meeting.
- The number of people attending who are not shareholders will be limited.
In order to limit the number of people attending the AGM we kindly ask our shareholders or representatives of shareholders to, if possible, avoid bringing any assistants. We also wish to remind shareholders of the possibility to participate via a proxy holder. Proxy forms are available on the Company’s website.
The CEO presentation will be made available (in Swedish) on the website after the AGM.
This page may be updated with additional information until the AGM is held.
Complete proposals under all items in PDF
The Nominating Committee’s proposals
The Board of Directors’ Proposals
Item 8 – Allocation of profit
Item 16 – Guidelines for executive remuneration
Items 17 a) and 17 b) – Withdrawal of shares and Bonus issue
Item 18 – Acquisition of Company shares
Item 19 – Transfer of Company shares
Item 20 – Issuing of new shares
Statement by the Board pursuant to chapt 18 par 4 and chapt 19 par 22 Swedish Companies Act
Proposals from shareholders
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 Friday, March 27, 2020. In addition, you need to notify Swedish Match of your intention to participate in the Meeting no later than Friday, March 27, 2020, 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 via the website. 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 and on the Company’s website.
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, March 27, 2020.
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 Friday, March 27, 2020.
AGM 2020 calendar
|27 March, 2020||Record date for AGM|
|2 April, 2020||AGM|
|6 April, 2020||Proposed record date for dividend|
|9 April, 2020||Proposed date for dividend payment|