The Annual General Meeting is the highest decision-making body of MTG and it is at the Annual General Meeting where all shareholders can exercise their right to decide on issues affecting the Company and its operations.
The Annual General Meeting of shareholders shall be held within six months of the end of the financial year. At the Annual General Meeting, resolutions shall be passed with respect to the adoption of the income statement and balance sheet as well as the consolidated income statement and balance sheet, the disposition of the Company’s earnings according to the adopted balance sheet, the discharge of liability for the Board of Directors and the Chief Executive Officer, appointment of the Board of Directors and their Chairman and the Company’s auditors, and certain other matters provided for by law and the Articles of Association.
Shareholders wishing to have matters considered at the Annual General Meeting should submit their proposals in writing to the Company Secretary, Modern Times Group MTG AB, Annual General Meeting, P.O. Box 2094, SE-103 13 Stockholm, Sweden at least seven weeks before the Annual General Meeting.
Shareholders who wish to participate in the Annual General Meeting must be duly registered as such with Euroclear Sweden AB and may attend and vote at the meeting in person or by proxy.
2019 Extraordinary General Meeting
The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of Modern Times Group MTG AB (MTG) shareholders, which was held today in Stockholm, resolved to distribute all of the shares in Nordic Entertainment Group AB (NENT Group) to MTG’s shareholders.
The EGM approved the Board of Directors’ proposal to distribute all of the shares in the wholly owned subsidiary NENT Group, which comprises MTG’s Nordic Entertainment and Studios business segments. Holders of one (1) MTG class A share will receive one (1) NENT Group class A share and holders of one (1) MTG class B share will receive one (1) NENT Group class B share. The MTG class C shares, which are held by MTG in treasury, are not entitled to dividends and will not receive any NENT Group shares.
The Board of Directors was also authorised to determine the record date for the distribution of the NENT Group shares. The record date is expected to be in late March 2019 and MTG intends to apply for the listing of the NENT Group shares on Nasdaq Stockholm by the end of March 2019. A prospectus regarding the distribution and listing will be published in March, and NENT Group and MTG will host Capital Markets Days on 11 March and 12 March, respectively.
2019 Annual General Meeting
The 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 in Stockholm.
Shareholders wishing to have matters considered at the meeting should submit their proposals in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Company Secretary, Modern Times Group MTG AB, Box 2094, SE-103 13 Stockholm, Sweden, at least seven weeks before the meeting in order for that such proposals may be included in the notices to the meeting.
Further details of when and how to register will be published in advance of the meeting.
In accordance with the resolution of the 2018 Annual General Meeting, the then largest shareholder in MTG, Kinnevik AB, convened a Nomination Committee to prepare proposals for the 2019 Annual General Meeting. Due to the distribution by Kinnevik AB of its shareholding in MTG to its shareholders and the resignation by its representative from the Nomination Committee, the Nomination Committee currently consists of Joachim Spetz, appointed by Swedbank Robur Funds; John Hernander, appointed by Nordea Funds; and Jimmy Bengtsson, appointed by Skandia Liv. The three shareholders which have appointed representatives to the Nomination Committee hold approximately 21 percent of the total voting rights in MTG. The members of the Nomination Committee appointed Joachim Spetz as Committee Chairman at their first meeting.
Please visit the Nomination Committee page for more information on the Committee’s work.