April 27, 2021
Atlas Copco AB will hold the Annual General Meeting Tuesday April 27, 2021.
Due to the contagious Covid-19 and the authorities’ regulations/guidance on avoiding gatherings of people, the Board of Directors has decided that the annual general meeting should be held without physical presence by inviting the shareholders to exercise their voting rights only by mail voting. Information on the resolutions adopted by the general meeting will be published on April 27, 2021 as soon as the results of the mail vote has been finalized. For further information, see the heading “Mail voting” below.
Shareholders, intending to cast its vote by mail voting, must
In order to be entitled to participate in the Meeting, a Shareholder who has had shares registered with a trust must, in addition to registering at the Meeting by casting its mail vote, have the shares registered in its own name so that the Shareholder is entered in the share register on April 19, 2021. Such registration may be temporary (so-called voting rights registration) and is requested from the trust in accordance with the trust's routines at such time in advance as the trust decides. Voting rights registrations made by the trust no later than the second banking day after April 19, 2021, are taken into account in the production of the share register.
Shareholders will exercise their voting rights at the Meeting only by mail voting (advance voting) in accordance with Section 22 of the Act (2020:198) regarding Temporary Exemptions to Facilitate the Execution of General Meetings of Companies and Associations. A special form must be used for mail voting. The form is available on www.atlascopcogroup.com/agm. The completed and signed mail voting form serves as registration for the Meeting. No additional registration is required. The completed form must be received by Euroclear Sweden AB (which administers the forms on behalf of Atlas Copco) no later than Monday April 26, 2021. The form can be sent by e-mail to GeneralMeetingService@euroclear.com or by mail to: Atlas Copco AB, “AGM”, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, Box 191, SE-101 23 Stockholm. Shareholders who are natural persons can also cast their mail vote electronically by verifying their identity using “BankID” on the website of Euroclear Sweden AB https://anmalan.vpc.se/euroclearproxy. Shareholders are not permitted to add special instructions or conditions to their mail votes. If this is done, the vote (i.e. the mail vote in its entirety) will be invalid. Further instructions and conditions can be found on the mail voting form. For questions about the Meeting or to receive a mail voting form by post, please contact Euroclear Sweden AB on +46 (0)8-402 90 43 (Monday–Friday 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.).
Shareholders who mail vote by a proxy holder shall submit a proxy. A proxy form is available on www.atlascopcogroup.com/agm. The Company will also send a proxy form to those Shareholders who so request. If votes are casted by mail using a proxy, the proxy must be enclosed with the mail voting form. Representatives of legal entities must further enclose with the proxy a certified copy of the registration certificate or other similar authorization document to support the proxy.
If a Shareholder so requires and the Board believes that the information can be given without causing substantial harm to the Company, the Board and the President & CEO shall give information regarding an item on the agenda or circumstances that might affect the evaluation thereof or circumstances that could affect the evaluation of the economic position of the Company or a subsidiary Company or the Company’s relation to another Company within the Group. Requests for such information must be received in writing by the Company no later than ten days before the Meeting, i.e. no later than April 17, 2021, to Atlas Copco AB, Attn: Chief Legal Officer, SE-105 23 Stockholm or to email@example.com. The requested information will be provided by the Company by being made available on the Company’s website www.atlascopcogroup.com/agm from April 22, 2021 at the latest. The information will also be held available at the Company and will be sent to Shareholders who have requested this and provided their address. The Company will, on April 12, publish a webcast on its website where the Chair of the Board and the President & CEO will share their reflections on the year 2020.
For information on how personal data is processed, see https://www.euroclear.com/dam/ESw/Legal/Privacy-notice-bolagsstammor-engelska.pdf