Annual General Meeting 2021
Annual General Meeting 2021 of Relais Group Plc
Notice is given to the shareholders of Relais Group Plc of the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at 4 p.m. (EET) at the company’s headquarters in Vantaa. Shareholders and their proxy representatives may participate in the meeting only by voting in advance and by making counterproposals and presenting questions in advance in accordance with this notice and other instructions by the company. It is not possible to attend the meeting in person.
The Board of Directors of the company has resolved on an exceptional meeting procedure under the Limited Liability Companies Act, the Co-operatives Act, the Associations Act, and certain other corporation legislation to limit the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic (677/2020) which entered into force on 3 October 2020. In order to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Annual General Meeting will be held without the presence of the shareholders or their proxy representatives. This is necessary in order to ensure the health and safety of the company’s shareholders, personnel and other stakeholders as well as to organize the meeting in a predictable way allowing equal means for shareholders to participate while also ensuring compliance with the current restrictions set by the authorities. For these reasons, shareholders and their proxy representatives can participate in the meeting and exercise shareholder rights only by voting in advance and by submitting counterproposals and asking questions in advance. Further instructions are provided below in this notice in section C Instructions for the participants in the General Meeting. The management of the Company will not attend the meeting, there will be no addresses by the Board or management at the meeting, and no webcast will be provided.
Notice of attendance and voting
Shareholders with a Finnish book-entry account can register and vote in advance on certain matters on the agenda during the period 12 March 2021 at 10:00 – 23 March 2021 at 12:00 noon.
Notice of attendance
Shareholder’s right to have a matter handled at the Annual General Meeting and present questions
Shareholders holding at least one hundredth of all shares in the company have the right to make a counterproposal to the proposals for resolutions on the agenda of the General Meeting, which will be put to a vote. Such counterproposals must be delivered to the Company by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than Thursday 11 March 2021 at 10 a.m.
Shareholders making a counterproposal must in connection with delivering the counterproposal present evidence of their shareholdings. The counterproposal will be considered at the General Meeting provided that the shareholder has the right to participate in the General Meeting and that the shareholder holds shares corresponding to at least one hundredth of all shares in the company on the record date of the General Meeting. If the counterproposal will not be taken up for consideration at the General Meeting, the votes given in favour of the counterproposal will not be taken into account. The company will publish possible counterproposals to be put to a vote on the company’s website by no later than Friday 12 March 2021.
A shareholder may present questions on the matters on the agenda of the meeting pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Companies Act until Tuesday 16 March 2021 4 p.m. by e-mail to email@example.com. Such questions by shareholders, responses to such questions by the company’s management as well as other counterproposals than those put up to a vote on are available on the company‘s website by no later than Friday 19 March 2021. As a prerequisite for presenting questions or counterproposals, a shareholder must present sufficient evidence to the company of their shareholding.
|March 11, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.||Deadline for shareholders’ counter proposals|
|March 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.||Registration and advance voting begin|
|March 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.||Deadline for shareholders’ questions|
|March 19, 2021||Answers to shareholders’ questions available on the company’s website|
|March 18, 2021||Record date of the AGM|
|March 23, 2021 at 12 noon.||Registration and advance voting ends*|
|March 30, 2021||Annual General Meeting date|
|April 1, 2021||Record date of dividend|
|April 12, 2021||Payment date of dividend|
|April 13, 2021||Minutes of the meeting available on the company’s website|
* Applicable if your shares are registered on a Finnish book-entry account. Otherwise please contact your own custodian for further information and instructions.