The highest ranking decision-making organ of a limited company is the Annual
General Meeting, at which the shareholders can take part in the steering and
control of the company. Under the Articles of Association and the Companies
Act, the AGM makes decisions on matters within its competence, such as
• approving the Financial Statements
• distribution of dividend
• discharging the Board members and Managing Director
• election of the Board of Directors and auditors
• compensation paid to the Board of Directors and auditors.
An ordinary General Meeting is held once a year before the end of June. The Board convenes the AGM by means of notices published in at least two papers specified by the AGM no more than three months and no less than three weeks before the AGM. In addition, Talentum publishes the notice as a stock exchange release and on its website. The website also gives information on the total number of shares and voting rights on the date of the AGM notice, the documents presented at the AGM, proposals of the Board or other authorised organs and any matters included in the agenda of the AGM without proposals. The minutes of the AGM with their Appendices will be accessible at the company's homepage within two weeks of the AGM.
According to Talentum Oyj's Articles of Association, the votes of a shareholder at the AGM may not exceed 1/6 of the total votes conferred by the shares. In case subsidiaries, companies and / or the Pension Foundation or Pension Insurance Society of such companies jointly own a number of shares in the company entitling them to more than 1/6 of the total number of votes, however, only the votes based on these shares not exceeding 1/6 of the total number of votes may be used.
Materials from the Annual General Meeting
Talentum Oyj’s annual general meeting 2013
Talentum’s annual general meeting was held on Friday March 22, 2013 in Helsinki.