Right to participate
Shareholders who wish to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting by advance voting must:
– be recorded in the shareholders’ register maintained by
– give notice of their intention to participate no later than
For shareholders who have their shares registered through a bank or other nominee, the following applies in order to be entitled to participate at the Meeting. In addition to giving notice of participation by submitting its advance vote, such shareholder must re-register its shares in its own name so that the shareholder is registered in the shareholders’ register maintained by
Shareholders may exercise their voting rights at the Meeting only by voting in advance, so-called postal voting in accordance with Section 22 of the Swedish Act (2020:198) on temporary exceptions to facilitate the execution of general meetings in companies and other associations. A special form for advance voting must be used. The form is available on
The completed form must be received by
The completed form shall be sent to
Shareholders may not provide special instructions or conditions to the advance vote. If so, the entire advance vote is invalid. Further instructions and conditions can be found in the advance voting form.
If a shareholder votes in advance through a proxy, a power of attorney shall be enclosed with the form. If the shareholder is a legal entity, a registration certificate or a corresponding document for the legal entity shall be enclosed with the form. Proxy forms are available upon request and on the company’s website, www.essity.com.
Right to request information
The Board of Directors and the President shall, if any shareholder so requests and the Board of Directors believes that it can be done without material harm to the company, provide information regarding circumstances that may affect the assessment of an item on the agenda. Requests for such information shall be made in writing to
1. Election of Chairman of the Meeting
2. Election of two persons to check the minutes
3. Preparation and approval of the voting list
4. Determination of whether the Meeting has been duly convened
5. Approval of the agenda
6. Resolution on appropriations of the company’s earnings and record date for dividend
Proposal for resolution under Item 1
The Board of Directors proposes Eva Hägg as Chairman of the Meeting, or in the event she is prevented from participating, the person appointed by the Board of Directors.
Proposal for resolution under Item 2
The Board of Directors proposes
Proposal for resolution under Item 3
The voting list proposed to be approved is the voting list prepared by
Proposal for resolution under Item 6
The Board of Directors proposes a dividend for the financial year 2019 of
According to the most recently adopted balance sheet dated
The Board of Directors’ complete dividend proposal is set out above. The annual and sustainability report for the financial year 2019, including the auditor’s report, the Board of Directors’ reasoned statement pursuant to Chapter 18, Section 4 of the Swedish Companies Act, as well as the Board of Directors’s report and the auditor’s statement pursuant to Chapter 18, Section 6 of the Swedish Companies Act, will be available at the company and on the company’s website, www.essity.com, no later than
Shares and votes
The total number of shares in the company amounts to 702,342,489 shares, of which 61,735,252 are class A shares and 640,607,237 are class B shares, representing a total of 1,257,959,757 votes. The class A share carries ten votes and the class B share carries one vote. The information pertains to the circumstances as per the time of issuing this notice.
Processing of personal data
For information on how your personal data is processed, please see www.euroclear.com/dam/ESw/Legal/Privacy-notice-bolagsstammor-engelska.pdf.
The Board of Directors
For further information, please contact:
Per Lorentz, Vice President Corporate Communications, +46 8 788 52 51, email@example.com
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Notice convening the Extraordinary General Meeting of