Report from the Annual General Meeting 2019 of AQ Group AB (publ)
AQ Group AB (publ) held its Annual General Meeting on April 25, 2019 at 18:00 at Aros Congress Center, Munkgatan 7, in Västerås. The AGM adopted all resolutions as proposed by the Board of Directors.
At the meeting, 65.9 percent of the share capital and votes were represented.
The most important resolutions were:
The board's proposal of a dividend of SEK 2.75 SEK per share was adopted. Reconciliation date for the dividend will be Monday, April 29, 2018. Dividends will be paid out by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, May 3, 2019.
Number of board members
The AGM decided that the board, until the next AGM, shall consist of seven elected members and no alternates.
Election of Board of Directors, Chairman and Auditor
The AGM re-elected board members Gunilla Spongh, Lars Wrebo, Ulf Gundemark, Per-Olof Andersson, Annika Johansson-Rosengren and Claes Mellgren. The AGM re-elected Patrik Nolåker as Chairman of AQ Group. KPMG, with its chief auditor Helena Arvidsson Älgne, was selected as auditor by the previous AGM until the 2021 AGM.
Fees to the Board of Directors and Auditor
The AGM decided that remuneration to the chairman shall amount to SEK 450,000 and SEK 200,000 to each of the other AGM elected board members. For the chairman of the Audit Committee, the remuneration is SEK 100,000 and to the other members of the Audit Committee SEK 40,000. For the chairman of the Remuneration Committee, the remuneration is SEK 50,000 and to the other members of the Remuneration Committee, SEK 30,000. Remuneration to the auditor is paid according to an approved invoice.
Authorisation for the board to decide about a new issue
The AGM authorises the board to, on one or more occasion until the next AGM, with or without deviation from the shareholders' preferential rights, decide to increase the company's share capital through the new issue of up to 1,500,000 new shares. The issue will occur in line with market conditions and be subject to issue discounts where appropriate, and which are also in line with market conditions. This authorisation shall include the right to decide upon an issue with payment in kind. The purpose of the authorisation and the reason that the deviation from shareholders' preferential rights can take place is to enable financing of acquisitions.
For further information contact:
Patrik Nolåker, chairman of the board, telephone, +46 70-4178501
The information was submitted, through Patrik Nolåker, for publication on April 26, 2019 at. 08:00 CET.