GLASTON CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28 AUGUST 2017 AT 15.00
NOTICE TO GLASTON CORPORATION'S EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
A shareholder, which has over 10 percent of the shares in the company, has requested the company to convene an extraordinary general meeting. Thus, notice is given to the shareholders of Glaston Corporation to the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on 21 September 2017 at 10.00 a.m. at the offices of Hannes Snellman Attorneys at Eteläesplanadi 20, Helsinki. The reception of persons who have registered for the meeting will commence at 9.00 a.m.
A. Matters on the agenda of the General Meeting
At the General Meeting, the following matters will be considered:
1. Opening of the meeting
2. Calling the meeting to order
3. Election of persons to scrutinise the minutes and to supervise the counting of votes
4. Recording the legality of the meeting
5. Recording the attendance at the meeting and the list of votes
6. Resolution on the number of members of the Board of Directors
A shareholder of the company, representing more than 10 percent of the shares and the voting rights carried by the shares in the company, proposes to the General Meeting that the General Meeting resolves the number of the members of the Board of Directors to be eight (8).
7. Election of a member of the Board of Directors
A shareholder of the company, representing more than 10 percent of the shares and the voting rights carried by the shares in the company, proposes to the General Meeting that Mr. Tero Telaranta be elected as a new member of the Board of Directors until closing of the Annual General Meeting of 2018.
Mr. Telaranta has given his consent for the election. More information on the nominee is available on Glaston’s website www.glaston.net.
8. Closing of the meeting
B. Documents of the General Meeting
This notice including the proposals to the General Meeting is available on Glaston Corporation’s website at www.glaston.net. The notice including the proposals to the General Meeting is also available at the meeting and copies of this notice will be sent to shareholders upon request.
The minutes of the General Meeting will be available on the aforementioned website on 5 October 2017 at the latest.
C. Instructions for the participants in the General Meeting
1. Right to participate and registration
Each shareholder, who is on the record date of the General Meeting, 11 September 2017, registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd, has the right to participate in the General Meeting. A shareholder, whose shares are registered on his/her personal Finnish book-entry account, is registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company.
A shareholder, who wants to participate in the General Meeting, shall register for the meeting no later than 18 September 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Such notice can be given:
on Glaston Corporation’s internet website www.glaston.net
by email firstname.lastname@example.org
by telephone +358 10 500 6105; or
by regular mail to the address Glaston Corporation, Lönnrotinkatu 11, 00120 Helsinki, Finland.
In connection with the registration, a shareholder shall notify his/her name, personal identification number / company identification number, address, telephone number and the name of a possible assistant or proxy representative and the personal identification number of a proxy representative. The personal data given to Glaston Corporation by its shareholders is used only in connection with the General Meeting and with the processing of the related necessary registrations.
Pursuant to Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Companies Act, a shareholder who is present at the General Meeting has the right to request information with respect to the matters to be considered at the meeting.
2. Holder of nominee registered shares
A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the General Meeting by virtue of such shares, based on which he/she on the record date of the General Meeting, 11 September 2017, would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company. The right to participate in the General Meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been registered into the temporary shareholders’ register at the latest by 18 September 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request necessary instructions regarding the registration in the temporary shareholders’ register of the Company, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the General Meeting from his/her custodian bank.
The account management organization of the custodian bank has to register a holder of nominee registered shares, who wants to participate in the General Meeting, into the temporary shareholders’ register of the Company at the latest by the time stated above.
3. Proxy representative and powers of attorney
A shareholder may participate in the General Meeting by way of proxy representation.
A proxy representative shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a reliable manner demonstrate his/her right to represent the shareholder. When a shareholder participates in the General Meeting by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder with shares at different securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the registration for the General Meeting.
Possible proxy documents should be delivered in originals to Glaston Corporation, Lönnrotinkatu 11, 00120 Helsinki, Finland before the last date for registration.
4. Other information
On this date of notice to the General Meeting, the total number of shares and votes in Glaston Corporation is 193,708,336.
Helsinki, 28 August 2017
Board of Directors
For further information, please contact:
Taina Tirkkonen, General Counsel and SVP, Human Resources, Tel. +358 10 500 500
Glaston is a frontrunner in glass processing technologies and services. We respond globally to the most demanding glass processing needs of the architectural, solar, appliance and automotive industries. Additionally, we utilise emerging technologies that integrate intelligence and sustainability to glass. We are committed to providing our clients with both the best know-how and the latest technologies in glass processing. Glaston’s shares (GLA1V) are listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd. Further information is available at www.glaston.net.
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