May 9, 2017 7:30 PM CET
The shareholders of Com Hem Holding AB (publ), company reg. no. 556858-6613, ("Com Hem" or the "Company") are hereby invited to attend the extraordinary general meeting (the "EGM") to be held on Tuesday 13 June 2017, at 15.00 (CET) at Fleminggatan 18 in Stockholm. Registration for the EGM will commence at 14.30 (CET).
Notice of attendance etc.
Shareholders who wish to attend the EGM must be recorded in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday 7 June 2017, and give notice of their attendance no later than on Wednesday 7 June 2017. Notice of attendance can be made at www.comhemgroup.com/egm2017, or by telephone to +46 (0) 8 402 92 48 (weekdays 9.00 - 16.00 (CET)), or by mail to the following address:
Com Hem Holding AB (publ)
c/o Euroclear Sweden AB
SE-101 23 Stockholm
When giving notice of attendance, please state your name, address, telephone number, personal identity number/corporate identity number and shareholding and, if applicable, representation by proxy and the number of any assistants (no more than two). This information will only be used for preparation of the voting list.
Shareholders represented by proxy must issue a power of attorney for their representative, such power of attorney to be signed and dated by the shareholder. The power of attorney (in original) should in due time prior to the EGM be submitted to the address set out above. If the power of attorney is issued by a legal entity, a certified copy of the legal entity's certificate of registration must be enclosed, or if such document does not exist, a corresponding document of authority. A template power of attorney in Swedish will be available at www.comhemgroup.com/egm2017 and will also be sent to shareholders upon request.
Nominee registered shares
Shareholders with nominee registered shares must, in order to be entitled to participate in the EGM, temporarily have their shares registered in their own name with Euroclear Sweden AB. Such registration must be effective no later than as of Wednesday 7 June 2017. This means that shareholders, in due time before that day, should notify their bank or broker.
The Nomination Committee:
The Nomination Committee prior to the EGM has been comprised of Pierre Stemper (appointed by Norcell S.à.r.l.), chairman, Henry Guest (appointed by Adelphi Capital LLP) and Andrew Barron (Chairman of the Board).
Proposed resolutions etc.
Item 2 – Election of the Chairman of the Meeting
The Nomination Committee proposes that Björn Kristiansson, member of the Swedish Bar Association, is elected as Chairman of the Meeting.
Item 7 – Determination of the number of Members of the Board and Deputy Members
The Nomination Committee proposes that the Board shall consist of five Board Members to be elected by the EGM, without any Deputy Members.
Item 8 – Determination of the remuneration to the Members of the Board
The Nomination Committee proposes that the remuneration to the Members of the Board remains in accordance with the resolution at the Annual General Meeting 2017. Remuneration between new appointed and resigned Members of the Board shall be allocated pro rata in relation to the time they have served as Members.
The resolution shall be conditional on the EGM resolving in accordance with the proposal under item 9 below.
Item 9 – Election of Members of the Board
For the period up until the end of the next the Annual General Meeting, the Nomination Committee proposes election of Thomas Ekman as new Member of the Board. Joachim Ogland and Nikos Stathopoulos will at their own request resign from the Board in connection with the EGM. The Members of the Board Andrew Barron, Monica Caneman, Eva Lindqvist and Anders Nilsson will remain as Members of the Board, with Andrew Barron as Chairman.
Thomas Ekman, born 1969, holds a M.Sc Business and Economics from Stockholm University. Thomas Ekman is CEO of Cabonline Group AB and has between 2011 and 2016 served as CEO of Tele2 Sweden AB and as Executive Vice President for Tele2 AB. Prior thereto, Thomas Ekman was Commercial Director at Tele2 Sweden AB, Sales director at Viasat Broadcasting and has held several management positions within Modern Times Group MTG AB. Thomas Ekman has previously served as board member of Metro.
Thomas Ekman is independent in relation to the Company’s major shareholders, the Company and Company management. Thomas Ekman does not currently hold any shares or other financial instruments in the company.
The complete proposal of the Nomination Committee in respect of the above items will be available at the Company at the address, Fleminggatan 18, Stockholm, and on the Company's website, www.comhemgroup.com, during a minimum of three weeks prior to the EGM, and will also be sent to those shareholders who so request and state their address.
Number of shares and votes in the Company
The number of shares and votes in the Company amounts to 183,879,479. The Company holds 1,945,263 own shares in the Company.
Information at the EGM
The Board and the managing director shall according to the Swedish Companies Act (2005:551) upon request by a shareholder and where the Board is of the opinion that it may be accommodated without significant harm to the Company provide information at the EGM in respect of any circumstances which may affect the assessment of a matter on the agenda.
Stockholm in May 2017
Com Hem Holding AB (publ)
The Board of Directors
For queries, please contact:
Marcus Lindberg, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: +46(0)734 39 25 40
Fredrik Hallstan, Head of PR
Tel: +46(0)761 15 38 30
About Com Hem Group
Com Hem Group offers broadband, TV, play and telephony services to Swedish households and companies. Our powerful and future-proofed network with speeds up to 1 Gbit/s, covers half of the country’s households, making the Com Hem Group an important driver of creating a digital Sweden. We bring our 1.5 million customers the largest range of digital tv channels and play services via set-up boxes as well as on-the-go for tablets and smartphones. The company was founded in 1983 and has approximately 1,100 employees. Com Hem Group is headquartered in Stockholm and operates through four subsidiaries; Com Hem AB, Boxer TV Access AB, Phonera Företag AB and iTUX Communication AB. In 2016, Group sales totalled in 5,665 SEK million. Since 2014 the Com Hem share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.comhemgroup.com.