Shareholders of Pierce Group AB (publ), reg. no 556967-4392 (the ”Company” or ”Pierce”) are hereby invited to the Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday 14 December 2022.
The Board has decided to conduct the Extraordinary General Meeting as a meeting with postal voting only in accordance with the Act (2022:121) on temporary exceptions to facilitate the execution of general meetings in companies and other associations. This means that the meeting is conducted without physical presence of shareholders, proxies and third parties and that shareholders can exercise their voting rights only through postal voting as specified under the heading Postal voting below.
Right to participate and notice
Anyone wishing to participate in the meeting shall be registered in the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Tuesday 6 December 2022, and shall notify the Company of their intention to attend the meeting by casting their postal vote, in accordance with the instructions under the heading Postal voting below, in such time that the postal vote is received by Euroclear Sweden AB no later than on Tuesday 13 December 2022.
In order to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting, shareholders whose shares are nominee-registered must, in addition to casting their postal vote, ensure that they are entered in the share register in their own name as of Tuesday 6 December 2022. This is done through temporary re-registration of the shares in one’s own name, so called voting registration. Voting registrations must be requested from the nominee well in advance and in accordance with the nominee’s routines. Voting registrations that has been requested at such time that the registration has been completed no later than on Thursday 8 December 2022 will be considered in the presentation of the share register.
Euroclear Sweden AB administers the postal voting procedure. Postal votes are cast on a designated form. The form is available on Euroclear Sweden AB’s website, https://anmalan.vpc.se/euroclearproxy, and on the Company’s website, www.piercegroup.com. The postal voting form is also valid as notification to the Extraordinary General Meeting.
The completed form must be received by Euroclear Sweden AB no later than Tuesday 13 December 2022. The form may be submitted electronically or by mail. The form may be submitted electronically either through BankID signing as per instructions on Euroclear Sweden AB’s website as referred to above, or through sending the form by e-mail to GeneralMeetingService@euroclear.com. The form can be submitted by post by sending the form to Pierce Group AB (publ), “Extraordinary General Meeting”, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, P.O. Box 191, SE-101 23, Stockholm, Sweden.
Shareholders who wish to vote by proxy must use the proxy form available on the Company’s website stated above. The shareholder must sign and date the proxy form and send it by post or e-mail to Euroclear Sweden AB, see the addresses stated above. If the shareholder is a legal entity, a registration certificate or other authorisation documents must be attached to the form.
The postal vote may not be provided with special instructions or conditions. If so, the postal vote is invalid. Further instructions and conditions are included in the form for postal voting.