General Meetings

The highest decision-making power lies with CapMan’s general meeting of shareholders, through which shareholders participate in the Group’s decision-making and exercise their right to speak, ask questions and vote. The general meeting decides on the matters which fall within its competence pursuant to applicable legislation and CapMan’s Articles of Association.

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting 2020

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of 2020 was held on Wednesday 11 March 2020 in Helsinki. The AGM approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2019, approved the remuneration policy for company’s governing bodies and discharged the company’s directors from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors and the Shareholders’ Nomination Board.

AGM 2020 privacy notice

Additional details are presented below.

Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of CapMan Plc was held on 13 March 2019 in Helsinki. The AGM approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2018 and discharged the company’s directors from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals to the AGM of the Board of Directors and the Shareholders’ Nomination Board.

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Annual General Meeting 2017

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting was held on 15 March 2017 in Helsinki. The meeting approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2016 and discharged the company’s management from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors to the AGM.

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Annual General Meeting 2016

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting was held on 16 March 2016 in Helsinki. The meeting approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2015 and discharged the company’s management from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors to the AGM.

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Annual General Meeting 2015

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting was held on 18 March 2015 in Helsinki. The meeting approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2014 and discharged the company’s management from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors to the AGM.

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Annual General Meeting 2014

CapMan Plc’s Annual General Meeting was held on 19 March 2014 in Helsinki. The meeting approved the annual accounts for the financial year 2012 and discharged the company’s management from liability. The AGM approved all the proposals of the Board of Directors to the AGM.

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About the Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held annually, no later than by the end of June. The meeting has usually been held in March. The most important matters within the competence of the AGM include:

  • decisions on the number of Board members
  • the election of Board members
  • decisions on the remuneration and financial benefits of the members of the Board and Board Committees
  • the election of the auditor and decisions on the auditor’s fee
  • the adoption of the financial statements
  • decisions on discharging the Board and the CEO from liability
  • amendments to the articles of association
  • decisions on increases and decreases in the share capital
  • decisions on the distribution of the company’s earnings, such as profit distribution.

The date of the general meeting and shareholders’ right to include items on the agenda

CapMan publishes the date for the following year’s AGM in the announcement on the disclosure dates for its following year’s interim reports.  A shareholder has the right to have a matter falling within the competence of the general meeting to be included in the agenda if the request is made in writing to the Board of Directors at the latest four weeks before the publication of the meeting notice. Exact deadline for the request as well as the delivery address are available on the company’s website. The meeting notice has typically been published in the end of January and the deadline for the requests is in the beginning of January.

The notice to convene the general meeting and other meeting documents

The notice to convene the general meeting and the documents and proposals to be presented to the general meeting are published on the company’s website and where necessary as stock exchange release three weeks before the meeting at the latest at the latest

The minutes of the general meeting, the voting results and the relevant appendices to the minutes will be available on the company’s website at the latest two weeks after the general meeting.

The meeting documents relating to the previous general meetings will be kept on the company’s website at least for five years. Annual Remuneration Reports and Corporate Governance Statements will be held available on the website for at least ten years.

Attendance of Board members and candidates for the Board, the CEO, and the Auditor at Annual General Meetings

As a general rule, the company’s CEO, the Chairman of the Board, the members of the CapMan Board of Directors and the individuals proposed to be elected to the Board of Directors shall attend the Annual General Meetings. In addition, the auditor is always present at the Annual General Meetings.

Protection of the personal data of shareholders

The personal data given to CapMan Plc by shareholders in connection with the registration to the meeting is used only in connection with the General Meeting and with the processing of related registrations.