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Invitation to Continued Annual General Meeting
Finnlines Plc Stock Exchange Release 21 April 2008
INVITATION TO CONTINUED ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The shareholders of Finnlines Plc are hereby invited to the Company's Continued Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, 20 May 2008, starting at 14.00 hours at Hotel Scandic Continental, Ballroom 2, Mannerheimintie 46, 00260 Helsinki.
1) The Closing of Books, The Auditors' Report and confirming
of the Income Statement and the Balance Sheet
2) The Measures caused by the result
3) Granting of Discharge for the Board Members and the Managing Director
4) Authorization for increase of the Share Capital.
All shareholders registered in the shareholder list maintained by Suomen Arvopaperikeskus Oy (Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd) by May 9, 2008, have the right to attend the meeting.
Shareholder who wish to attend the Meeting must register by Friday May 16, 2008, 16:00 hours, either in writing to Finnlines Plc, Share register, P.O.Box 197, 00181 Helsinki, by phone on +358 (0)10 343 4404, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax on +358 (0)10 4425. If registered in writing, the notification must reach the Company before the registration period expires. Letters authorizing a proxy to exercise a shareholder's voting right shall be sent on registration.
The documents will be available for inspection by shareholders during one week before the Meeting at Finnlines' Head Office, Porkkalankatu 20 A, 5th floor, 00180 Helsinki. Copies of the documents will be mailed to shareholders on request.
Dividend Distribution Proposal
The Board of Directors proposes that no dividend is paid due to the sizeable investment for the five vessels already in operation and the commitments for vessel renewal program and logistical investments.
Authorization for the increase of the share capital
The Board of Directors proposes that the Meeting would authorize the Board of Directors to resolve on the issuance, in one or several instalments, 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 granted 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 proposed to be valid until the next Annual General Meeting.
Helsinki, 19 April 2008
Board of Directors
Helsinki Stock Exchange