Decisions of Aktia Bank plc's Annual General Meeting 2016


Aktia Bank plc      
Stock Exchange Release
12/04/2016 at 6.30 p.m.

Decisions of Aktia Bank plc's Annual General Meeting 2016

The Annual General Meeting of Aktia Bank plc has today adopted the financial statements of the parent company and the consolidated financial statements and discharged the members of the Board of Supervisors, the members of the Board of Directors, the Managing Director and his deputy from liability.

In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, the Annual General Meeting decided to distribute a dividend of EUR 0.54 per share and a return of capital of EUR 0.10 per share, totalling approx. EUR 42,6 million for the financial period 1 January–31 December 2015. The record date for the dividend will be 14/04/2016 and the day for paying out the dividend 26/04/2016.

The Annual General Meeting established the number of members on the Board of Supervisors to be twenty eight.

The members of the Board of Supervisors Mikael Aspelin, Agneta Eriksson, Clas Nyberg, Gunvor Sarelin-Sjöblom, Jan-Erik Stenman, Lars Wallin, and Ann-Marie Åberg who were all due to step down, were re-elected, and Ralf Asplund, entrepreneur, Annika Pråhl, B. A., and Marcus Rantala, M.Soc.Sc. were elected as new members, all for a term of three years.

As annual remuneration for the members of the Board of Supervisors, EUR 24,400 for the chair, EUR 10,500 for deputy chairs and EUR 4,400 for members were established. A remuneration of EUR 500 was set per meeting attended.

The Annual General Meeting determined that the number of auditors shall be one, and elected APA firm KPMG Oy Ab as auditor.

The Annual General Meeting adopted the proposals by the Board of Directors concerning the authorisation to issue shares, the authorisation to acquire own shares to be used in the company's share based incentive scheme and/or as remuneration to members of executive bodies in the company as well as the authorisation to divest own shares.. The Annual General Meeting also adopted the proposal to authorise the Board of Directors to decide on a donation for philanthropic purposes to support education and research. 

All proposals mentioned above are included in the Summons to the AGM published on the website under About Aktia > Corporate Governance > Annual General Meeting > Annual General Meeting 2016.


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Aktia provides a broad range of products within banking, insurance and real estate agency services. Aktia operates mainly in the coastal areas and inland growth areas. Aktia has approximately 350,000 customers who are served by some 1,000 employees at 50 branch offices and via online and telephone services. Aktia's shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information about Aktia see .