In accordance with the Companies Act, the shareholders’ meeting is the company’s highest decision-making body. The shareholders exercise their voting rights at the shareholders’ meeting. The AGM must be held within six months from the end of each financial year. In addition to the AGM, an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting can be convened. The company’s shareholders’ meetings are held in Uppsala, where the company has its registered office.
Notice of the annual general meeting and notice of an extraordinary general meeting, where questions about amendments to the Articles of Association are dealt with, must be issued not earlier than six weeks and not later than four weeks prior to the meeting. Notice of other extraordinary general meetings must be issued not earlier than six weeks and not later than two weeks prior to the general meeting. Notice of a general meeting shall be announced in the Swedish Official Gazette and on the company’s website. It shall be advertised in Dagens Nyheter that notice has been issued.
Shareholders who wish to attend the shareholders’ meetings must be included in such a transcript or other presentation of the entire share register as referred to in Chapter 7, section 28(3) of the Swedish Companies Act (2005:511), regarding the circumstances five working days before the meeting, and must also confirm their participation to the company no later than the time and date specified in the notice of the meeting. This latter day may not be a Sunday, public holiday, Saturday, Midsummer Eve, Christmas Eve or New Year’s Eve and shall not occur earlier than on the fifth weekday before the general meeting.
Shareholders may bring one or two assistants to the shareholders’ meeting, on condition that the shareholder has notified this in accordance with the previous paragraph.