A shareholders meeting is Stora Enso's highest decision-making body. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held annually in order to present detailed information about the company's performance and to deal with matters such as adopting the previous year’s income statement and balance sheet, setting of dividend and its payment, and appointing members of the Board of Directors and the Auditor(s).
Date and time: Wednesday 28 March 2018 at 4 pm Finnish time
Location: Marina Congress center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, Helsinki, Finland
No free parking available
Registration: 3 pm - 4 pm
Coffee will be served after the Meeting.
Proposals to the AGM
Please find the following material from the document center below:
- Notice to the Annual General Meeting
- Proposals made by the Nomination Board
- Proposals made by the Board of Directors
- Agenda of the meeting
The time for shareholders to request items on the agenda has expired. See schedule from the document center below.
Right of attendance
Entitled to attend and vote at the Meeting are those shareholders that on the record date, 16 March 2018 are registered as shareholders in Stora Enso's shareholder register. The register is maintained by the Finnish central securities depository, Euroclear Finland Oy. Nominee-registered shares must be temporarily registered in the shareholder register as described below.
Notice of attendance
All shareholders that are registered in the company's shareholder register and intend to attend the AGM must submit a notice of attendance to the head office of the Company in one of the following manners no later than 22 March 2018 at 12 p.m. Finnish time:
Please note electronic service is available for Euroclear Finland registered shares only.
By telephone: +358 204 621 245
By letter: Stora Enso Oyj, Legal Department, P.O. Box 309, FI-00101 Helsinki
When registering, a shareholder shall notify his/her name, personal identification number, address, telephone number and the name of any assistant or proxy representative and the personal identification number of any proxy representative. The personal data given to Stora Enso Oyj will be used only in connection with the AGM and with the processing of related registrations. More information, see Data collection file in the document center below.
The temporary shareholder register of Stora Enso Oyj, as per 16 March 2018, will be ready approximately on 23 March 2018 and may be viewed at Euroclear Finland, Urho Kekkosenkatu 5 C, Helsinki.
The Meeting will be conducted in the Finnish language. In the meeting room simultaneous translation will be available into the Swedish, English and, when relevant, Finnish languages.
Shareholders wishing to attend and vote at the AGM through a proxy shall submit their power of attorney to the Company by delivering proxy documents in originals to Stora Enso Oyj, Legal Department, P.O. Box 309, FI-00101 Helsinki before the last date for registration. Alternatively, a copy of the proxy may be sent to email@example.com, in which case the original shall be presented at the meeting. Please find proxy forms for corporate and individuals from the document center below.
Temporary registrations in the shareholder register
Shares registered in Euroclear Sweden AB
Shareholders whose shares are registered on the record date of the AGM, 16 March 2018, in the register of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB and who intend to attend and vote at the AGM must contact Euroclear Sweden AB and request temporary registration in Stora Enso's shareholders' register. Such request shall be submitted in writing to Euroclear Sweden AB before Tuesday 20 March 2018 at 10 a.m. Swedish time. Temporary registration made through Euroclear Sweden AB is regarded as registration for the AGM. Please find registration forms both in English and Swedish from the document center below.
Shareholders registered in the name of a nominee must request a temporary registration in the register of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy well in advance before 16 March 2018.
ADR holders intending to vote at the AGM shall notify the depositary bank, Citibank, N.A., of their intention and shall comply with the instructions provided by Citibank, N.A. to each ADR holder.
Other nominee-registered shares
Holders of nominee-registered shares intending to attend and vote at the AGM shall notify their nominee of their intention and shall comply with the instructions provided by the nominee.