Extraordinary General Meeting 2020

ASSA ABLOY's Extraordinary General Meeting is to be held on Tuesday 24 November 2020.

The shareholders of ASSA ABLOY AB (Reg. No. 556059-3575) are hereby invited to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Tuesday 24 November 2020. In the light of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Board has decided that the Extraordinary General Meeting is to be held only through advance voting (postal voting) in accordance with temporary legislation. This means that the Meeting will be conducted without the physical presence of shareholders, representatives or external parties and that shareholders will only be able to exercise their voting rights by postal voting in advance of the Meeting in the manner described below.

Notice of participation

Shareholders who wish to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting must:

  • be recorded in the shareholders’ register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB on Monday 16 November 2020, and
  • give notice of intent to participate to ASSA ABLOY AB no later than Monday 23 November 2020, by submitting their advance votes in accordance with the instructions under the heading “Advance voting” below, so that the advance vote is received by Euroclear Sweden AB no later than that day.

Nominee registered shares

Shareholders whose shares are nominee registered through a bank or other nominee must, in addition to giving notice of participation by submitting an advance vote, request that their shares be temporarily registered in their own name in the share register kept by Euroclear Sweden AB (so called voting right registration) in order to be entitled to participate at the Meeting. The shareholders’ register for the General Meeting as of the record date Monday 16 November 2020 will take into account voting right registrations completed no later than Wednesday 18 November 2020. Shareholders concerned must, in accordance with each nominee’s routines, request that the nominee makes such voting right registration well in advance of that date.

Advance voting

The shareholders may exercise their voting rights at the Meeting only by voting in advance, so called postal voting in accordance with Section 22 of the Swedish Act (2020:198) on temporary exceptions to facilitate the execution of general meetings in companies and other associations.

A special form shall be used for advance voting. The form is available in the right column. The advance voting form is considered as the notification of participation at the Meeting.

The completed and signed voting form must be received by Euroclear Sweden AB no later than Monday 23 November 2020. The completed and signed form shall be sent to ASSA ABLOY AB (publ), ”Extraordinary General Meeting 2020”, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, P.O. Box 191, SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden. The completed and signed form may alternatively be submitted electronically and is then to be sent to GeneralMeetingService@euroclear.eu. Shareholders who are natural persons can also submit their advance votes electronically by verifying with BankID via Euroclear Sweden AB’s website https://anmalan.vpc.se/EuroclearProxy/. If the shareholder votes in advance by proxy, a power of attorney shall be enclosed with the advance voting form. Proxy form is available upon request and in the right column. If the shareholder is a legal entity, a certificate of incorporation or other authorization document shall be enclosed with the advance voting form.

The shareholder may not provide special instructions or conditions in the voting form. If so, the vote (in its entirety) is invalid. Further instructions and conditions are included in the form for advance voting.

Processing of personal data

For information on how your personal data is processed, see:

https://www.euroclear.com/dam/ESw/Legal/Privacy-notice-bolagsstammor-engelska.pdf