Notice to attend extraordinary general meeting of FinnvedenBulten AB (publ)
The shareholders of FinnvedenBulten AB (publ), reg. no. 556668-2141, are invited to extraordinary meeting on Tuesday August 19, 2014 at 10.00 at the company’s head office, August Barks gata 6B in Västra Frölunda.
Registration for the meeting will commence at 09:30.
Right to participate and registration
Shareholders who wish to participate must be entered in the register of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday August 13, 2014 and notify the Company by no later than Wednesday August 13, 2014.
Shareholders may register to participate in the general meeting
- via the Company’s website www.finnvedenbulten.com,
- by post to FinnvedenBulten AB (publ), “Årsstämma”, Box 7835, SE-103 98 Stockholm, Sweden, or
- by phone on +46 (0)31-734 60 50.
On registration the shareholder must give his/her name, personal identity number or company registered number, address and daytime phone number and, where applicable, the name of any assistant, the name and personal identity number of any proxy or the name and personal identity number of any deputy. Registration forms are available from the Company’s website www.finnvedenbulten.com. Alternatively, order a registration form using the same postal address or phone number given above to register for the general meeting. Phone registrations may be made on business days between 09.00 and 12.00. Please note that the deadline for phone registrations is August 13, 2014 at 12.00.
A shareholder may bring a maximum of two assistants to the general meeting if the Company is notified using the correct procedure when the shareholder registers for the general meeting.
Access passes will be sent by post and must be brought to the general meeting.
Nominee registered shares
Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must, if they wish to participate in the general meeting, have their shares temporarily re-registered in their own names. Shareholders who wish to re-register shares in their own name must advise their nominee well in advance before August 13, 2014. Re-registration must be complete with Euroclear Sweden AB by August 13, 2014.
Shareholders who wish to send a proxy must issue a written, signed and dated power of attorney. If the power of attorney is issued by a legal entity, a certified copy of the relevant certificate of incorporation for the legal entity (or the equivalent document for foreign legal entities) must be enclosed with the power of attorney. The documents must be no more than one year old. The power of attorney may, however, state a longer term for the power of attorney, but no more than five years. Power of attorney forms are available from the Company’s website www.finnvedenbulten.com. Alternatively, order a power of attorney form using the same postal address or phone number given above to register for the general meeting.
In order to facilitate the registration process, the original of the power of attorney and the certificate of incorporation and other authorization documents should reach the Company at the above address no later than August 13, 2014.
- Opening of the Extraordinary General Meeting.
- Election of chairman for the Extraordinary Meeting.
- Preparation and approval of the voting list.
- Approval of agenda.
- Election of one or two people to verify and sign the minutes, and voting supervisors.
- Determination as to whether the Extraordinary Meeting has been duly convened.
- Closing of the Extraordinary Meeting.
Proposals for resolution item 7
The Board proposes that the general meeting resolves to amend the firm from FinnvedenBulten AB to Bulten AB by amending the company's articles of association § 1. The company is public (publ).
The change is brought about by the Group, since division Finnveden Metal Structures was sold to Shiloh Industries Inc. June 30, 2014, focuses entirely on fasteners for the automotive industry, ie. the business in division Bulten. The company name Bulten AB is currently held by the subsidiary Bulten AB, reg. No. 556010-8861, which in conjunction with FinnvedenBulten AB’s change of name, will change its name to Bulten Fasteners AB.
FinnvedenBulten AB's shares are currently traded under the ticker FBAB. If the meeting resolves to amend the firm in accordance with the Board's proposal the share will instead be traded under the ticker BULTEN.
Number of shares and votes
At the time of issuing this notice, the total number of shares and votes in the Company is 21,040,207. The Company does not own any of its own shares.
Extraordinary General Meeting documents
The Board’s complete proposal for resolution is available on the corporate website, www.finnvedenbulten.com.
The above document will be sent free of charge to any shareholders who send a request for a copy and state their address.
Right of request
Shareholders are informed of their right according to 7 chap. 32 § of the Swedish Companies Act (2005:551) to request information at the general meeting from the Board of Directors and the CEO about circumstances which could affect the assessment of the matter on the agenda.
Gothenburg, July 2014
FinnvedenBulten AB (publ)
Board of Directors
NB: The information in this announcement is required to be disclosed by FinnvedenBulten AB (publ) under the Swedish Securities Markets Act (Sw. lag om värdepappersmarknaden). The information was submitted for publication on July 10, 2014, at 20:00 CET.
Bulten is part of FinnvedenBulten, listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Bulten is one of the largest suppliers of fasteners to the European automotive industry. The product range spans from customer specific standard products to customized special fasteners and comprise technological development, line feeding, logistics, materials and production know how. Bulten offers a Full Service Provider concept or parts thereof. Further information can be found at www.bulten.com and www.finnvedenbulten.com.