OKMETIC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 27 NOVEMBER 2013 AT 4.00 p.m.
NOTICE OF A GENERAL MEETING
Notice is given to the shareholders of Okmetic Oyj of an Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Thursday December 19, 2013 at 9.00 a.m. at Okmetic`s headquarters, Piitie 2, Vantaa, Finland. The reception of persons who have registered for the
meeting and the distribution of voting tickets will commence at 8.30 a.m.
A. Matters on the agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting
The following matters will be considered at the Extraordinary General Meeting:
- Opening of the meeting
- Calling the meeting to order
- Election of the persons to confirm the minutes and to supervise the counting of votes
- Recording the legal convening of the meeting and quorum
- Recording the attendance at the meeting and adoption of the list of votes
- Deciding on capital repayment
The Board of Directors proposes that the General Meeting would decide to distribute EUR 0.07 per share to shareholders as a capital repayment from the invested unrestricted equity reserve. No repayment would be paid for shares owned by Okmetic.
The proposed capital repayment would be paid to those shareholders who, on December 27, 2013, are entered as shareholders in the shareholder register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The proposed capital repayment would be made on December 31, 2013. Euroclear Finland Ltd has granted permission for these dates.
The board of directors will propose no dividend for year 2013 to the annual general meeting 2014.
7. Closing of the meeting
B. Documents of the Extraordinary General Meeting
This notice, which includes the proposals for resolution on the General Meeting agenda, and the documents pursuant to The Finnish Companies Act are available on the website of Okmetic Oyj at www.okmetic.com. Proposals for resolution and the aforementioned documents will also be available at the General Meeting, and copies of them as well as this notice will be sent to shareholders upon request. The Minutes of the General Meeting will be available on the aforementioned website from January 2,
2014 onwards at the latest.
C. Instructions to meeting participants
1. Shareholders registered in the shareholder register
Shareholders who are registered in the Company`s shareholder register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on December 9, 2013, have the right to attend the General Meeting. Shareholders whose shares are registered in their personal book-entry accounts in Finland are registered in the shareholder register of the Company.
Shareholders who are registered in the Company`s shareholder register and wish to participate in the General Meeting must register for the meeting no later than December 16, 2013 at 4.00 p.m., by which time registration notices need to have been received. Registration options for the General Meeting are:
a) via e-mail to email@example.com,
b) by phone, tel. +358 9 5028 0269 weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or
c) by mail to Okmetic Oyj, General Meeting, PL 44, FI-01301 Vantaa, Finland.
Upon registration, shareholders should give their name, personal identity code, address, telephone number, name of assistant or proxy representative, if any, and the personal identity code of the proxy representative. Personal information shall be used only in connection with the General Meeting and with the processing of related registrations. Shareholders, their representatives or proxy representatives must be able to prove their identity and/or proxy authorization at the meeting venue.
2. Holders of nominee-registered shares
A holder of nominee-registered shares has the right to participate in the General Meeting by virtue of such shares based on which the holder would, on December 9, 2013 be entitled to be registered in the shareholder register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. Moreover, in order to participate in the General Meeting, holders of nominee-registered shares are required to be temporarily registered, based on such shares, in the shareholder register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd, no later than December 16, 2013 at 10.00 a.m. For nominee-registered shares, this constitutes due registration for the General Meeting.
Holders of nominee-registered shares are advised to request, without delay, all necessary instructions pertaining to registration in the temporary shareholder register, the issuing of proxy documents, and registration for the General Meeting from their asset managers. The asset manager`s account operator must sign up holders of nominee-registered shares who wish to participate in the General Meeting for registration to the Company`s temporary shareholder register no later than on the aforementioned date and time.
3. Proxy representation and powers of attorney
Shareholders may participate in the General Meeting and exercise their rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation. A shareholder`s proxy representative shall present a dated power of attorney or shall otherwise in a reliable manner prove that he/she is authorized to represent the shareholder. If a shareholder participates in the General Meeting by way of several proxy representatives, representing the shareholder with shares in different securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder must be identified upon registration.
Proxy documents, if any, should be delivered as originals to Okmetic Oyj, General Meeting, Piitie 2 /P.O.Box 44, FI-01301 Vantaa, Finland, before the last date for registration.
4. Other instructions and information
Pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Companies Act, a shareholder who is present at the General Meeting has the right to request information on matters on the meeting`s agenda.
On the date of this notice, November 27, 2013, the total number of shares in Okmetic Oyj is 17,287,500, representing the same number of votes.
Vantaa, November 27, 2013
Board of Directors
For further information, please contact:
President Kai Seikku, Okmetic Oyj,
tel. +358 400 200 288, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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