Report from Extraordinary General Meeting in Atlas Copco AB
November 26, 2020
Nacka, Sweden, November 26, 2020: Atlas Copco AB on Thursday November 26 held an Extraordinary General Meeting, chaired by Hans Stråberg, Chair of the Board of Directors.
The proposed dividend of SEK 3.50 per share, equivalent to a total of SEK 4,256 million was approved. The record date for the dividend shall be Monday November 30, 2020 and will be distributed by Euroclear Sweden AB on Thursday December 3, 2020.
The Extraordinary General Meeting approved the proposal that the Company's Articles of Association will be updated editorially, among other things to reflect the changes in laws that have been introduced since the current Articles of Association were adopted.
The Extraordinary General Meeting also approved the proposal that the Articles of Association introduce an opportunity for the Board to decide before a General Meeting to collect proxies and to enable Shareholders to vote by mail.
The minutes from the Extraordinary General Meeting will be published on the Group’s website: https://www.atlascopcogroup.com/en/investor-relations/corporate-governance/general-meeting.
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Great ideas accelerate innovation. At Atlas Copco we have been turning industrial ideas into business-critical benefits since 1873. By listening to our customers and knowing their needs, we deliver value and innovate with the future in mind.
Atlas Copco is based in Stockholm, Sweden with customers in more than 180 countries. In 2019, Atlas Copco had revenues of BSEK104 (BEUR 10) and at year end about 39 000 employees.