The board of directors of Alimak Group AB has resolved to convene an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held Wednesday, 1 November 2017. Further details on the proposals are found in the notice convening the meeting which is found below.
The notice is expected to be published in the Swedish Official Gazette (Post- och Inrikes Tidningar) and on the company’s website within the next few days.
English translation for information purposes only. If there are differences between the English translation and the Swedish original, the Swedish text will take precedence.
NOTICE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING IN ALIMAK GROUP AB
Alimak Group AB (publ) will hold an Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday, 1 November 2017 at 6:00 pm at Tändstickspalatset, Västra Trädgårdsgatan 15 in Stockholm. Registration begins at 5:30 pm. Coffee will be served.
RIGHT TO ATTEND AND NOTIFICATION TO THE COMPANY
Anyone wishing to attend the meeting must
(i) be entered as a shareholder in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB as of Thursday, 26 October 2017; and
(ii) give notice to the company of their intention to attend no later than Thursday, 26 October 2017.
Notification of attendance may be given in writing to the company at the address Extra bolagsstämma i Alimak Group AB, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, PO Box 191, 101 23 Stockholm, Sweden or by telephone on +46 (0)8 402 92 08 weekdays between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm or on the company’s website: www.alimakgroup.com. When giving notification please state your name or company name, personal ID or company registration number, address and daytime telephone number. The registration procedure described above also applies to registration for any advisors.
NOMINEE REGISTERED SHARES
To be entitled to attend the meeting, holders of nominee registered shares must instruct the nominee to have the shares registered in the holder’s own name, so that the holder is entered in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB as of Thursday, 26 October 2017. Registration in this way may be temporary.
PROXY AND PROXY FORM
Anyone who does not attend the meeting in person may exercise their right at the meeting via a proxy in possession of a written, signed and dated form of proxy. A form of proxy is available on the company’s website: www.alimakgroup.com. The form of proxy may also be obtained from the company or be ordered over the telephone using the number above. If the proxy is issued by a legal person, a copy of their registration certificate or equivalent documentary authority must be attached. The proxy must have been issued within the past year unless a longer period of validity is specified on the form of proxy, subject to a maximum of five years. To facilitate entry to the meeting, forms of proxy, registration certificates and other documentary authority must be received by the company in good time before the meeting.
- Opening of the meeting
- Election of Chair of the meeting
- Preparation and approval of voting list
- Approval of the agenda
- Election of one or two persons to approve the minutes
- Examination of whether the meeting has been duly convened
- Election of a new director
- Closure of the meeting
RESOLUTION PROPOSED BY THE BOARD
Election of Chair of the meeting (item 2)
The Nomination Committee proposes that Anders Jonsson, Chairman of the Board, be elected Chair of the meeting.
Election of a new director (item 7)
Since Triton has sold its shares to Latour, Carl Johan Falkenberg leaves his Board position in connection with the meeting.
The Nomination Committee proposes that Jan Svensson be elected new member of the Board for the period until the next annual general meeting.
Jan Svensson was born in 1956. He is a mechanical engineer and holds an MBA.
Jan Svensson has substantial experience of working in listed and non-listed international industrial company groups. Jan Svensson is currently the CEO of Investment AB Latour, Chairman of the Board of AB Fagerhult, Nedman Holding AB, Tomra Systems ASA and Troax Group AB, Member of the Board of ASSA ABLOY AB and Loomis AB. Jan Svensson is also Chairman of the Board in the non-listed companies Hultafors Group AB, Latour Industries AB, Nord-Lock International AB and Swegon AB.
The proposal will be available at the company and on the company’s website www.alimakgroup.com as from 11 October 2017 at the latest, and will be sent immediately without charge to any shareholders who so request and state their postal address. The proposal will also be available at the meeting.
NUMBER OF SHARES AND VOTING RIGHTS
The total number of shares in the company as of the date of this notice is 54,157,861 shares, representing a total of 54,157,861 voting rights. As of that date the company does not own any of its own shares.
INFORMATION AT THE MEETING
The shareholders are reminded of their right to require information from the Board and the CEO in accordance with Chapter 7, Section 32 of the Swedish Companies Act. Any shareholder wishing to submit questions in advance may do so to Sofia Wiklund, by post to the address Alimak Group AB, Brunkebergstorg 5, 111 51 Stockholm, Sweden, or by e-mail to the address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stockholm, October 2017
Alimak Group AB (publ)
Board of Directors
For further information, contact:
Stefan Rinaldo, COO and acting CFO, Phone: +46 8 402 14 40
About Alimak Group
Alimak Group is a world-leading provider of vertical access solutions for industrial and construction industries. With presence in more than 100 countries, Alimak develops, manufactures, sells and provides service to vertical access solutions with focus on adding customer value through greater safety, higher productivity and improved cost efficiency. The Group´s products and solutions are sold under the brands Alimak Hek, CoxGomyl, Manntech and Avanti. Alimak has an installed base of more than 60,000 elevators, hoists, platforms, service lifts and building maintenance units around the world. Founded in Sweden 1948 Alimak has its headquarters in Stockholm, 12 manufacturing facilities in 8 countries and 2,400 employees around the world. www.alimakgroup.com