Decisions of general meeting
Decisions of Elisa’s Annual General Meeting 2017
ELISA STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6 APRIL 2017 AT 5:10 PM
In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, Elisa’s Annual General Meeting decided to pay a dividend of EUR 1.50 per share based on the adopted financial statements 2016. The dividend will be paid to the shareholders registered in the company’s share register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on 10 April 2017. The dividend will be paid on 19 April 2017.
The Annual General Meeting adopted the financial statements for 2016. The members of the Board of Directors and the CEO were discharged from liability for 2016.
The number of the members of the Board of Directors was confirmed at seven (7). Mr Raimo Lind, Ms Clarisse Berggårdh, Mr Petteri Koponen, Ms Leena Niemistö, Ms Seija Turunen and Mr Mika Vehviläinen were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors and Mr Antti Vasara as a new member of the Board of Directors.
KPMG Oy Ab, Authorised Public Accountants Organisation, was appointed the company’s auditor. APA Toni Aaltonen is the responsible auditor.
The Annual General Meeting decided on to authorise the Board of Directors to resolve to repurchase or accept as pledge the company’s own shares. The repurchase may be directed. The amount of shares under this authorisation is 5 million shares at maximum. The authorisation is effective until 30 June 2018.
The Annual General Meeting decided on to amend the Articles of Association that the General Meeting of Shareholders shall elect the Chairman and the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors. The change is applied from the next General Meeting onwards.
The Annual General Meeting decided that Yomi Plc owners’ right to have Elisa Corporation’s shares as merger consideration and rights based on the shares forfeit on 6 April 2017. The shares will become Elisa's own shares later. Pursuant to the decision of the Annual General Meeting, as regards such shares of Yomi Plc, whose owner had not been recorded in the book-entry system at the time of implementation of the merger on 31 December 2004, and as regards of which no claim on merger consideration have been presented and share certificates (share certificate of Keski-Suomen Puhelin) and possible account on title, which proves the right of ownership, have been presented at the latest on 6 April 2017, the right to Elisa's shares given as merger consideration and rights based on them, are forfeited. Further, pursuant to the decision of the Annual General Meeting, if the share certificate is lost, the merger consideration shall be claimed at the latest by the deadline set forth above, and the judgment regarding the annulment of the share certificate shall be presented to Elisa on 30 November 2017 at the latest.
Mr. Vesa Sahivirta
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