Byggmax Group AB (publ) 2018 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Byggmax Group AB took place on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. On all the motions proposed, the meeting resolved in line with the Board’s and the Nomination Committee’s proposals. The main contents of key resolutions passed at the meeting are detailed below. 

Resolution on dividend

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) resolved to pay a dividend of SEK 2.50 per share for the 2017 fiscal year. The proposed record date for payment of the dividend is Monday, May 14, 2018. Payment of the dividend is expected to be effected by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday, May 17, 2018.

Resolution regarding adoption of the income statement and balance sheet

The AGM resolved to adopt the income statement and balance sheet for the Parent Company as well as the consolidated income statement and consolidated balance sheet for 2017. The Board of Directors and President were discharged from liability for the 2017 fiscal year.

Election of Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board and auditors

The AGM resolved in accordance with the proposal of the Nomination Committee for re-election of Board members Anders Moberg, Lottie Svedenstedt, Hannele Kemppainen, Daniel Mühlbach, Ullrika Eliasson and Mikael Norman. Furthermore, Per Strömberg was elected as a new Board member. Anders Moberg was re-elected as Chairman of the Board.

The AGM resolved in accordance with the proposal of the Nomination Committee to appoint the registered accounting firm Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB as the company’s auditors until the end of the next AGM.

Resolution pertaining to directors’ and auditors’ fees

The AGM resolved in line with Nomination Committee’s proposal that directors’ fees totaling SEK 2,490,000 be allocated as follows: a fee of SEK 600,000 to the Chairman of the Board and a fee of SEK 285,000 to each of the other Board members. Fees of SEK 100,000 to the Chairman and SEK 40,000 to each of the two other members of the newly established Audit Committee were adopted.

Fees to auditors are payable against approved invoices.

Resolution on principles for appointing the Nomination Committee

The AGM resolved to adopt the principles for appointing the Nomination Committee, which in effect mean that the company’s three major shareholders at August 31 are each entitled to appoint one member of the Committee.

Resolution on guidelines for the remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives

The AGM resolved to adopt the Board’s proposal for guidelines for the remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives, which essentially means that salaries and other terms of employment for senior executives must be competitive and compatible with market rates.

This information is information that Byggmax Group AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. This information was submitted through the agency of the following contact person for publication on May 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

For further questions, please contact 

Mattias Ankarberg, CEO Byggmax Group
Mobile: +46 76119 09 85
E-mail: mattias.ankarberg@byggmax.se

About Byggmax Group

Byggmax Group consists of Byggmax, Skånska Byggvaror, and Buildor. For 2017, the Group’s net sales was SEK 5.3 billion. Byggmax Group is listed on Nasdaq since 2010.

Byggmax was founded in 1993 and currently operates 90 stores in Sweden, 37 in Norway and 10 in Finland and e-commerce in all three countries. Byggmax online offer consists of both the complete store assortment as well as an extensive range of online-exclusive products. Since the very beginning, Byggmax business concept has been discount DIY retailing, being the best price DIY retailer for consumers in need of high-quality construction materials. Byggmax stores are located close to the customers homes and are equipped with a drive-in system enabling easy shopping, including the loading of products directly onto the customers vehicles. During the past years, Byggmax Group has acquired Skånska Byggvaror Group and Buildor AB. Skånska Byggvaror is a distance and e-commerce retailer of building projects and materials, with strong offers in e.g., conservatories and green houses. Skånska Byggvaror operates in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark, online and with a number of showroom stores. Buildor is a fast growing e-commerce retailer of home improvement products. 

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