Decisions taken by Avanza's Annual General Meeting
Summary of the main decisions taken by Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ) Annual General Meeting. The meeting, chaired by Sven Hagströmer, was held today in Stockholm.
The AGM decided to authorise a dividend per share of ten kronor and fifty öre (10.50 SEK). The record date for the dividend was set at 22 March 2018. The dividend is expected to be paid out via Euroclear Sweden AB on 27 March 2018.
Election to the Board of Directors
Sophia Bendz, Jonas Hagströmer, Sven Hagströmer, Birgitta Klasén, Mattias Miksche, Hans Toll, and Jacqueline Winberg were re-elected as board members, and Sven Hagströmer as Chairman of the Board. Viktor Fritzén was newly elected as board member.
Election of Auditors
Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was re-elected as the Auditor of the company. Helena Kaiser de Carolis is Chief Auditor.
Issue of warrants for incentive programme
The Annual General Meeting authorised a new incentive programme which approves the issue of a maximum of total 450,000 warrants. The incentive programme expires in September 2021. Every warrant shall grant entitlement to subscribe for one new ordinary share. If all warrants are exercised it will result in a dilution effect of about one and a half (1.5) per cent.
Share repurchase programme
The Annual General Meeting authorised the Board of Directors to implement the acquisition of own shares up to a maximum of 10 percent of the shares in Avanza Bank Holding AB. The authorisation is valid until the next Annual General Meeting.
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For more information, please contact:
Sven Hagströmer, Chairman of the Board of Avanza, Tel. +46 (0)70-728 81 92
Avanza is a digital platform for savings and investments, founded in 1999. The Parent Company, Avanza Bank Holding AB (publ), is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange. Avanza’s customer promise is a better return on your savings than with any other bank or pension provider in Sweden – due to low fees. Services include saving in shares, funds, savings accounts and a strong pension offering. Avanza has over 700,000 customers with more than SEK 280 billion in total savings capital. This is equivalent to 3.6 per cent of the Swedish savings market. Avanza is largest in terms of number of transactions among Swedish banks on the Stockholm Stock Exchange including First North. During the last eight years Avanza has won SKI’s (Swedish Quality Index) award, “Year’s Most Satisfied Savings Customers”. For more information visit: investors.avanza.se/en