May 13, 2013 4:38 PM CET
Stockholm - Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced that the company's Annual General Meeting (AGM) held today voted to support all of the resolutions that the Board of Directors and Nomination Committee proposed to the AGM.
The AGM resolved to re-elect Lars Berg, Mia Brunell Livfors, John Hepburn, Erik Mitteregger, Mike Parton and John Shakeshaft as directors of the Board and to elect Carla Smits-Nusteling and Mario Zanotti as new directors of the Board for the period until the close of the next AGM. Further, the AGM re-elected Mike Parton as Chairman of the Board.
The AGM discharged the directors of the Board and the CEO from liability for the financial year 2012.
The AGM approved the annual report for 2012 and resolved on an ordinary dividend of SEK 7.10 per share. The record date was decided to be Thursday 16 May 2013. The dividend is estimated to be paid out by Euroclear Sweden on Tuesday 21 May 2013.
The AGM resolved on a so called mandatory share redemption program, including resolutions to amend the range of number of shares in the Articles of Association, a share split, reduction of the share capital through redemption of shares and a bonus issue. The share redemption program principally implies that:
For more information regarding the share redemption program, please refer to the Information about the mandatory share redemption in Tele2 AB, that is available at the company's website, www.tele2.com.
The AGM also resolved to:
At the Constituent Board Meeting following the AGM, an Audit Committee and a Remuneration Committee were appointed. John Shakeshaft was appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee and Carla Smits-Nusteling, Mario Zanotti, Lars Berg and Erik Mitteregger were appointed as members of the committee. John Hepburn was appointed as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Mike Parton, Carla Smits-Nusteling and Mia Brunell Livfors were appointed as members of the committee.
For further information, contact:
Lars Torstensson, EVP Corporate Communications, Telephone: +46 702 73 48 79
Pernilla Oldmark, Information Director, Press Inquiries, Telephone: +46 704 26 45 45
TELE2 IS ONE OF EUROPE'S LEADING TELECOM OPERATORS, ALWAYS PROVIDING CUSTOMERS WITH WHAT THEY NEED FOR LESS. Tele2 offers mobile services, fixed broadband and telephony, data network services, cable TV and content services. Ever since Jan Stenbeck founded the company in 1993, it has been a tough challenger to the former government monopolies and other established providers. Tele2 has been listed on the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm since 1996
The information is of such character, which Tele2 AB (publ) shall disclose in accordance with the Securities Market Act (2007:528) and/or the law on Trading with Financial Instruments (1991:980). The information was distributed for disclosure at 4.30 p.m. CET on 13 May 2013.