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The Continued Annual General Meeting of Finnlines Plc held on 20th May, 2008
Finnlines Plc Stock Exchange Release 20 May, 2008
THE CONTINUED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF FINNLINES PLC HELD ON 20TH MAY, 2008
Christer Antson, President and CEO, told in his speech that Group contribution has been given, like in previous years, to Finnlines' 100% owned ship owning companies, which have invested in new vessels or converted older vessels.
The Continued Annual General Meeting held today approved, after voting, the financial statements and discharged the company's officers from liability for the financial year 2007. Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company informed that it will apply for a special audit in the company.
The Meeting decided, after voting, that the minimum dividend required by the minority (more than 10% of shares) will be paid. The total amount of dividend paid is EUR 180,216.40 ie. EUR 0.00443 per share.
The Board of Directors was, after voting, authorized to resolve on the issuance of shares. The Board of Directors may, on the basis of the authorization, resolve on the issuance of new shares in one or several instalments, so that the aggregate maximum number of shares issued on the basis of the authorization will be 10,000,000 shares. The authorization includes the right for direct issue of shares, in deviation from the shareholders' pre-emptive subscription right on the terms and conditions prescribed by law. The authorization is valid until the next Annual General Meeting.
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