Published: 2012-04-04 15:40:04 CEST
Elisa
Decisions of general meeting

Decisions of Elisa’s Annual General Meeting 2012

ELISA STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 4 APRIL 2011 AT 4.40pm

In accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, Elisa’s Annual General Meeting decided to pay a dividend of EUR 1.30 per share based on the adopted financial statements 2011. The dividend will be paid to shareholders listed in the company’s share register maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on 11 April 2012. The payment will be paid on 18 April 2012.

The Annual General Meeting adopted the financial statements for 2011. The members of the Board of Directors and the CEO were discharged from liability for 2011.

The number of the members of the Board of Directors was confirmed at six (6). Ari Lehtoranta, Raimo Lind, Leena Niemistö and Eira Palin-Lehtinen, were re-elected as members of the Board of Directors and Mika Salmi and Mikä Vehviläinen as new members of the Board of Directors.

KPMG Oy Ab, authorised public accountants, was appointed the company’s auditor. APA Esa Kailiala is the responsible auditor.

The Annual General Meeting decided on the authorization to repurchase or accept as pledge the company’s own shares. The repurchase may be directed. The amount of shares under this authorization is 5 million shares at maximum. The authorization is effective until 30 June 2013

The Annual General Meeting decided to establish a Shareholders' Nomination Board to prepare proposals for the election and remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors to Annual General Meetings.

The dividend will on the record date affect the Elisa 2007 stock options by reducing the strike price of the series 2007B stock options to EUR 6.87 and series 2007C stock options to EUR 9.97.

ELISA
 

Vesa Sahivirta
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