SUMMONS TO THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS IN SCANDINAVIAN BIOGAS FUELS INTERNATIONAL AB (PUBL)
The shareholders of Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB (publ), 556528-4733, are hereby summoned to the annual general meeting of shareholders on Thursday the 28th of April 2016, 13:30, Stockholm Vatten’s premises in Henriksdal, Värmdövägen 23 in Stockholm, Sweden.
Right to participate
Right to participate at the general meeting belong to those shareholders who are registered in the share register held by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday the 22nd of April 2016, and have given notice about attendance to the general meeting to the company no later than Friday the 22nd of April 2016 at 4.00 p.m. by regular mail to the address Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB (publ), Holländargatan 21A, SE-111 60 Stockholm or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. When giving notice about attendance, shareholders should state their name, personal/corporate registration number as well as postal address, telephone number and shareholdings.
Shareholders represented by proxy shall issue a dated and signed power of attorney for the representative. If the power of attorney is issued on behalf of a legal person or entity, a certified copy of a certificate of registration or similar shall be enclosed. The original power of attorney document and, where applicable, the certificate should be submitted to the company by mail at the above mentioned address well in advance of the general meeting. The company provides a form of power of attorney at request and it is also available at the company’s website, www.scandinavianbiogas.com.
Shareholders whose shares are registered with a trustee must, in order to be entitled to attend the annual general meeting, temporarily register the shares in their own names. A shareholder who wishes to request such re-registration must notify its trustee well in advance of Friday the 22nd of April 2016, when such registration must be completed.
Decision regarding appropriation of the company’s result (item 9 b)
The board of directors and the CEO propose that the results of the year shall be brought forward and that no dividend is made for the 2015 financial year.
Proposal for resolution regarding the number of board members, fees and election of board members, chairman of the board, deputy board members and auditor (items 10-13)
Item 10 – It is proposed that the board of directors shall consist of six ordinary board members (besides the employee representative) without any deputies.
Item 11 – Remuneration to the chairman of the board is proposed to be paid in an amount of SEK 350,000 and remuneration to the other ordinary board members is proposed to be paid in an amount of SEK 50,000 each. Remuneration to the auditors for performed audit work is proposed to be paid with a fixed price after procurement of auditors.
Further, it is proposed that remuneration to members of the audit committee is to be paid with an amount of SEK 25,000 to the committee’s chairman and SEK 15,000 to the other members of the committee.
Item 12 – It is proposed that the present ordinary board members Göran Persson, Anders Bengtsson, Andreas Ahlström, Hans Hansson and Sara Anderson are re-elected as ordinary board members and that Raif Nisametdin is elected as ordinary board member. It is further proposed that Göran Persson is re-elected as chairman of the board.
Item 13 – It is proposed that, until the next annual general meeting, elect Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB to the company’s auditor, which intends to appoint Leonard Daun as the chief auditor.
The board of director’s proposed resolution to authorize the board of directors to resolve on issues of shares (item 14)
The board of directors proposes that the annual general meeting authorize the board of directors to, within the scope of the articles of association, with or without deviation from the shareholders’ preferential right, on one or several occasions during the period until the next annual general meeting, resolve to increase the company’s share capital by issuing new shares in the company. The total number of shares issued in accordance with this authorization may be equivalent to a maximum of 36,000,000 shares, corresponding to approximately 40 per cent of the number of shares in the company, based on the total number of shares in the company at the time of the 2016 annual general meeting. The issues shall be made with issue rates at market rate, and where applicable be subject to issue discount at market rate, and payment shall, apart from payment in cash, be made in kind or by set-off or otherwise with conditions. The purpose of the authorization and the reasons for any deviation from the shareholders’ preferential right is that the company shall be able to increase the company’s financial flexibility and/or the board of directors discretion, for example in connection with strategic acquisitions of companies and businesses that the company may carry out.
The Board of Directors, the CEO or the person that the board of director appoints shall be authorized to make such minor amendments and clarifications of the resolution by the general meeting that is required when registering with the Swedish Companies Registration Office.
A resolution in accordance with the board of directors proposal according to above requires the approval of shareholders representing at least two thirds of the votes cast and the shares represented at the meeting.
Information at the annual general meeting
The board of directors and the CEO shall, upon request by any shareholder and where the board of directors determines that it can be done without material harm to the company, provide information of circumstances which may affect the assessment of a matter on the agenda, and circumstances which may affect the assessment of the company’s or a subsidiary’s financial position and the company’s relationship to other group companies.
Documentation for the annual general meeting
Accounting documents and auditor report as well as proxy for the meeting will be available on Monday the 4th of April 2016 at the offices of the Company on Holländargatan 21A in Stockholm and at the company’s website www.scandinavianbiogas.com. All documents will be sent free of charge to any shareholder who so requests and states their email- or postal address.
Stockholm in March 2016
Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB (publ)
The board of directors
Scandinavian Biogas has today repaid the bond loan 2016/2020
Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB (publ) (“Scandinavian Biogas or “The Company”) has today repaid the Company’s outstanding 2016/2020 bond loan of SEK 230 million (ISIN SE007784111).
Repayment has been made of a credit facility amounting to a total of SEK 200 million.
The credit facility has a maturity of up to 24 months.
For further information, please contact:
CEO Scandinavian Biogas
+46 (0) 70-597 99 38
The Company in brief:
Scandinavian Biogas is today one of the largest private producers of biogas as a vehicle fuel. The Company also operates a manufacturing plant for pre-treatment of food waste and industrial organic waste, as well as a plant for production of raw biogas in South Korea and a plant for production of liquid biogas in Norway.
The information in this press release is such that Scandinavian Biogas Fuels International AB (publ) must disclose in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation (EU MAR) No. 596/2014. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, on February 10 2019, at 12:30 CET.