Convocation for the General Meeting of Shareholders of ASR Nederland N.V.
ASR Nederland N.V. (a.s.r.) invites its shareholders and others with meeting rights to attend its annual general meeting of shareholders. The meeting will be held on Wednesday 31 May 2017, at 10:00 hours (CET) at the offices of a.s.r., Archimedeslaan 10, (3584 BA) Utrecht (hereinafter referred to as the General Meeting).
- Discussion item: Annual Report 2016
- Discussion item: Execution of the remuneration policy in 2016
- Financial Statements 2016 and dividend
- Voting item: Proposal to adopt the financial statements for the financial year 2016
- Discussion item: Notes to the reservation and dividend policy
- Voting item: Dividend proposal
- Voting item: Proposal to discharge the members of the Executive Board
- Voting item: Proposal to discharge the members of the Supervisory Board
- Extension of the authorities of the Executive Board
- Voting item: Proposal to extend the authority of the Executive Board to issue shares and/or to grant the right to subscribe for shares
- Voting item: Proposal to extend the authority of the Executive Board to limit or exclude statutory pre-emption rights
- Voting item: Proposal to authorise the Executive Board to acquire shares
- Voting item: Proposal to cancel shares held by a.s.r.
- Questions & answers
Documentation relating to the meeting
The convocation, including the agenda and associated explanatory notes, plus the Annual Report 2016 (including the financial statements) are available via: www.asrnl.com. As of today, these documents will also be available for inspection at the offices of a.s.r. If you wish to receive the documents, you can request these via: email@example.com. The documentation is also available via ABN AMRO Bank N.V., Corporate Broking department (address details below).
Shareholders can attend the General Meeting and exercise their voting rights provided they are registered as an a.s.r. shareholder in the company’s shareholders register or in the register maintained by the relevant intermediary on 3 May 2017 after processing of all settlements per this date (‘the Record Date’).
Participation in person
Shareholders who are eligible to participate in the General Meeting and wish to attend in person must register their intent in the period from 4 May 2017 through 25 May 2017, no later than 17:30 hours CET, via www.abnamro.com/evoting or via the intermediary in whose administration the shareholders is registered as an a.s.r. shareholder (the ‘Intermediary’).
The intermediary must issue a statement to ABN AMRO Bank N.V., no later than 11:00 hours CET on 26 May 2017 and via www.abnamro.com/intermediary, said statement to include the number of shares held by the shareholder in question on the Record Date and being submitted for registration. When submitting the registration, the Intermediary is also required to state the full address details of the shareholder in question to facilitate an efficient check of their shareholdings on the Record Date. The shareholders will receive a registration certificate via ABN AMRO Bank N.V., which will serve as an admission certificate to the meeting.
Participation via internet (electronic proxy)
Shareholders who are eligible to participate in the General Meeting but are unable to attend in person can issue an electronic proxy with voting instruction via www.abnamro.com/evoting or via the Intermediary in the period from 4 May 2017 through 25 May 2017, no later than 17:30 hours CET. The electronic proxy with voting instruction will be granted to Mr. P.C.S. van der Bijl, employed at NautaDutilh N.V. (or another (deputy) civil law notary at NautaDutilh N.V.), with instructions to vote on the shareholder’s behalf.
Participation via (written) proxy
Shareholders who are eligible to participate in the General Meeting but are unable to attend the meeting in person may also choose to issue a proxy to a third party to represent them at the General Meeting and vote on their behalf. Shareholders who wish to issue such a proxy may register their intent in the period from 4 May 2017 through 25 May 2017, no later than 17:30 hours CET via www.abnamro.com/evoting or via their Intermediary. A written proxy, including additional instructions is available via: www.asrnl.com.
Arrival on location and registration
Registration for access to the General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 31 May 2017 from 9:00 hours CET until the start of the meeting at 10:00 hours CET. It is not possible to register once the meeting has started. Attendees are required to submit a valid registration certificate and are asked to present a valid ID. Proxy holders will also be required to show a copy of their proxy.
Others entitled to attend the meeting
This general information regarding the General Meeting, including the procedure for participation in and registration for the General Meeting, also applies mutatis mutandis to those who are legally eligible to attend the General Meeting in a capacity other than as shareholder.
The meeting will be conducted in Dutch and a simultaneous English translation will be available via headphones in the conference room. Interested parties can follow the entire General Meeting via audio webcast (in both Dutch and English on 31 May 2017 via www.asrnl.com.
ASR Nederland N.V.
3584 BA Utrecht
2500 HB Utrecht
ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (Corporate Broking Department)
Gustav Mahlerplein 10
1082 PP Amsterdam
P.O. Box 283 (HQ 7050)
1000 EA Amsterdam
|Securities name||Ordinary shares|
|Publication date||April 19 2017|