Invitation to the Annual General Meeting of Vaahto Group Plc Oyj 15.12.2008
VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 20.11.2008 at 13.00 pm
INVITATION TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ 15.12.2008
Vaahto Group Plc Oyj shareholders are hereby notified that the Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday, December 15, 2008, starting at 1pm at the Sibelius Hall, Ankkurikatu 7, City of Lahti.
The meeting will consider the matters associated with the Annual General Meetings as set forth in Article 11 of the Articles of Association.
The Board will propose to the Annual General Meeting that a dividend of 0,10 euros per share be paid, and that the remaining operating profit be transferred to the earnings account. The Board will propose that the dividend be paid to each shareholder who on the dividend distribution’s balancing date of December 18, 2008, is registered in the list of shareholders kept by the Finnish Central Securities Depository (Suomen Arvopaperikeskus Oy), and that the dividend payment date be December 30, 2008.
The Board has been notified that those shareholders with at least 10% of the number of votes, as determined by the number of shares, propose the following persons’ election to the Board: Seppo Jaatinen, Martti Unkuri, Antti Vaahto, and Mikko Vaahto. These persons have given their consent to the candidacy.
The Board has prepared a proposition concerning the election of the company’s auditor. According to the proposition, the certified public auditing firm Ernst & Young Oy, with Panu Juonala, CPA, as chief auditor, has been proposed as the auditor.
Every shareholder who by the end of December 5, 2008, has been registered as a shareholder in the list of shareholders kept by the Finnish Central Securities Depository has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting.
In order to be able to participate in the Annual General Meeting, the shareholder must register him- or herself for this no later than 4pm on Wednesday, December 10, 2008. Registration can be done in person or via an authorized person by letter to:
Vaahto Group Plc Oyj
Laiturikatu 2 (P.O. Box 5)
FI-15141 LAHTI, Finland
or by telephone to Taina Kajander at +358 20 1880 355.
Registration by letter must arrive before the registration time expires.
The documents pertaining to the company’s financial statement will be on view in the company’s headquarters from December 5, 2008.
Lahti, November 20, 2008
VAAHTO GROUP PLC OYJ