Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting in Bygghemma
The shareholders of Bygghemma Group First AB (publ), corporate registration number 559077-0763, are, at the request of EQT Public Value Investments S.À.R.L. (”EQT”), which is the registered shareholder of 21,432,688 shares in Bygghemma Group First AB, corresponding to approximately 19.9 percent of the total number of shares and votes in the company, summoned to an Extraordinary General Meeting on Thursday 19 December 2019 at 10:00 CET at Studio, conference room Satellit, Nordenskiöldsgatan 24, Malmö, Sweden.
Shareholders who wish to participate in the meeting must be recorded in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday 13 December 2019, and notify their intention to participate in the meeting no later than on Friday 13 December 2019 by mail to Bygghemma Group First AB, Hans Michelsensgatan 9, SE-211 20 Malmö, Sweden (Attn: Extraordinary General Meeting), by telephone +46 (0)72-402 02 17 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The notification shall set forth the name, personal/corporate identity number, address and telephone number, the number of shares held, and, where applicable, number of assistants (not more than two) that the shareholder intends to bring to the meeting. Shareholders represented by proxy shall issue a power of attorney for the proxy. If the power of attorney is issued on behalf of a legal entity, a certified copy of a registration certificate or corresponding document, evidencing the authority to issue the proxy, shall be appended. The original power of attorney and, where applicable, the certificate or corresponding document, should be submitted to the company at the address indicated above well in advance of the meeting. A proxy form is available at www.bygghemmagroup.com and may also be ordered from the company at the address indicated above.
Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee through a bank or other custodian must re-register their shares in their own names to be entitled to participate in the meeting. Such registration, which may be temporary, must be duly effected on Friday 13 December 2019. Shareholders must therefore inform their nominee of their request well in advance of this date.
There are a total of 107,368,421 shares in the company, corresponding to an equal amount of votes. The company holds no treasury shares.
- Opening of the meeting.
- Election of chairman of the meeting.
- Preparation and approval of the voting list.
- Election of one or two persons to approve the minutes of the meeting.
- Determination of whether the meeting has been duly convened.
- Approval of the agenda.
- Determination of the number of members of the board of directors.
- Election new member of the board of directors.
- Closing of the meeting.
Election of chairman of the meeting (item 2)
The board of directors proposes that Johan Thiman, attorney at White & Case, is elected chairman of the meeting.
Determination of the number of members of the board of directors (item 7)
EQT proposes that the meeting resolves to increase the number of board members to be appointed by the general meeting from seven (7) to eight (8).
Election of new member of the board of directors (item 8)
EQT proposes that the general meeting resolves to elect Niklas Ringby as a new member of the board of directors until the end of the next Annual General Meeting.
Niklas Ringby, born 1980, resident in Sweden and Swedish citizen, holds a M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics including studies at Carlson School of Management MBA program, University of Minnesota. In addition, Niklas holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology including studies at ETH in Zurich. Niklas Ringby is Partner and Co-Head of EQT Public Value and Chairman of Public Value Investment Committee. Niklas is part of EQT Extended Executive Committee. He joined EQT Partners in 2010, from Boston Consulting Group. Between 2010 and 2018 Niklas was part of the EQT Equity advisory team, most recently as Partner. He has been involved in a number of investments including Atos, Dometic, Granngården, IFS, Evidensia and Independent VetCare (IVC). Niklas has been part of the board of Dometic, Evidensia and IVC.
The shareholders are reminded of their right to request information in accordance with Chapter 7 Section 32 of the Swedish Companies Act. This notice and a proxy form will be available at the company’s offices at Hans Michelsensgatan 9, in Malmö, Sweden, and at the company’s website www.bygghemmagroup.com no later than three weeks prior to the meeting and will be sent to shareholders who so request.
Processing of personal data
For information about the processing of your personal data, please refer to Euroclear’s website www.euroclear.com/dam/ESw/Legal/Integritetspolicy-bolagsstammorsvenska.pdf. Bygghemma Group First AB’s (publ) corporate registration number is 559077-0763 and its registered office is in Malmö, Sweden.
Malmö in November 2019
Bygghemma Group First AB (publ)
The board of directors
For more information, please contact:
Martin Edblad, acting President and CEO of Bygghemma Group
Telefon: +46 (0)734-24 68 51
Johan Hähnel, Head of Investor Relations
Telefon: +46 (0)70-605 63 34
This information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 09:00 CET on 27 November 2019.
About Bygghemma Group
Bygghemma Group is the leading online supplier of home improvement products in the Nordic region. We offer our customers a broad product range at attractive prices, with convenient home delivery. We conduct operations in two segments: DIY and Home Furnishing. DIY comprises sales of products from well-known brands for homes and gardens, and Home Furnishing comprises sales of furniture and home decor, mainly under proprietary brands. Bygghemma Group includes a wide range of web stores, such as www.bygghemma.se, www.trademax.se, www.chilli.se, www.furniturebox.se, stonefactory.se and lampgallerian.se. Bygghemma Group had sales of approximately SEK 5 billion in 2018, has its head office in Malmö and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Mid Cap.