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.
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).
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
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|