Annual General Meeting
According to the Swedish Companies Act, the general meeting is the highest decision-making body of the Company. The general meeting may resolve on any matter of the Company that does not explicitly fall within the exclusive competence of another corporate body. At the general meeting, shareholders exercise their voting rights on key issues such as adoption of the balance sheets and profit and loss accounts, appropriation of the Company's profits, discharge from liability of the members of the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer and election of members of the Board of Directors and auditors, as well as remuneration of the Board of Directors and the auditors.
The general meeting shall be held annually within six months of the end of the financial year. In addition to the annual general meeting, an extraordinary general meeting may be convened. Notice of any annual general meeting or extraordinary general meeting at which amendments to the Articles of Association will be considered shall be issued no earlier than six weeks and no later than four weeks before the Meeting. Notice of any other extraordinary general meeting shall be issued no earlier than six weeks and no later than three weeks before the meeting. Notice of both annual general meetings and extraordinary general meetings shall given by advertisement in Post- och Inrikes Tidningar and by making the notice available on Intea's website. That notice has been given shall also be announced by advertisement in Dagens Nyheter.
Notices, minutes and communiqués of general meetings will be made available on the Company's website.
Right to attend general meetings
The right to attend and vote at general meetings, either in person or by proxy, is granted to shareholders who are registered in the Company's share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden on the record date (as determined in accordance with the Swedish Companies Act) and who notify the Company of their intention to attend by no later than the date specified in the notice convening the general meeting. In order to be entitled to participate in the general meeting shareholders whose shares are registered with a bank or other nominee must, in addition to informing the Company, request that their shares be temporarily re-registered in their own name in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden. Shareholders should inform their nominees to that effect in good time before the record date. Shareholders may bring one or two assistants to a general meeting, but only if the shareholder notifies the Company of the number of assistants in accordance with the procedure for notification of shareholders to general meetings.
Shareholders wishing to have a matter considered at the general meeting must send their request in writing to the Board of Directors. Any shareholder of the Company who notifies a matter with sufficient notice has the right to have the matter considered at the Meeting.