The Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of innogy SE will propose a dividend of €1,60 per dividend-bearing individual share for fiscal 2016 to the Annual General Meeting on 24 April 2017. This results in a dividend payment of €1,60.
Here we have compiled some frequently asked questions together with our answers:
Annual General Meeting 2017
What dividend will be proposed for fiscal 2016?
How can I participate and exercise my voting rights at the Annual General Meeting?
Shareholders who would like to attend the Annual General Meeting or would like to exercise their voting rights have to register within a specific time at the company. They also have to provide proof of their share ownership to the company through a collective security deposit bank. Details have been published in the invitation to the Annual General Meeting.
Shareholders who request an admission ticket for the Annual General Meeting from a custodian credit institution on time, generally, do not need to do anything else. In such cases, registration and proof of share ownership shall usually be handled by the custodian credit institution.
What about proxy voting?
We afford shareholders the opportunity to be represented by the proxies appointed by the company. Such proxies must be given authorisation and instructions regarding the exercise of voting rights to this end. These proxies are obliged to cast votes in accordance with the instructions they are given.
Authorisations and instructions on how to exercise voting rights may be issued to the proxies appointed by the company before the Annual General Meeting via the internet or using the appropriate forms. Authorisations and instructions may also be given via the internet during the Annual General Meeting but no later than when the votes commence.
Further details on this procedure are described in the invitation to the Annual General Meeting. The punctual registration of the shareholder and proof of share ownership in accordance with the preceding provisions are also required in order to give authorisations to a proxy.
Where can I view motions to supplement the agenda, countermotions and candidate nominations?
Received admissible motions to supplement the agenda, countermotions and candidate nominations are published on our website along with the management's position on them. Furthermore, requests for supplements to the agenda are announced in the Bundesanzeiger (Federal Gazette), published throughout Europe and communicated to shareholders together with the convocation of the Annual General Meeting in accordance with Section 125, Paragraph 1, Sentence 3 of the German Stock Corporation Act.
Does innogy broadcast the AGM on the internet?
The live webcast of the Annual General Meeting of innogy SE on 24 April 2017 will start at approximately 10:00 a.m. CEST and will end with the beginning of the debate. Beyond this, live webcasting will not be provided.
A recording of the speech by the CEO of innogy SE will be available up to twelve months after the Annual General Meeting.
In addition, our shareholders have access to our electronic authorisation system.
Can I cast my votes via the internet as well?
The proxies appointed by the company or a third party can be authorised via the internet to exercise a shareholder’s voting rights at the Annual General Meeting. This authorisation can also be given via the internet during the Annual General Meeting, as can the instructions for a proxy appointed by the company. Additional information can be found in the invitation to the Annual General Meeting.
When will the Annual General Meeting 2018 be held?
The next ordinary Annual General Meeting will be held in Essen, Germany, on 24 April 2018.
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