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AGM 2019

Sampo plc's Annual General Meeting 2019 will be held on 9 April 2019 at 2 pm at the Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre. The reception of shareholders will start at 12.30 pm.

Registration and the right to participate

In order to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting, shareholders

  • must be registered in the company’s shareholder register kept by Euroclear Finland Ltd by the record date Thursday 28 March 2019; and
  • must have registered for the Annual General Meeting no later than 4 pm on Thursday 4 April 2019.

Register for the Annual General Meeting

Notice and Agenda of the AGM

The notice of the meeting was published on Sampo.com internet site on 7 February 2019.

Instructions for Holders of Nominee-registered Shares

A holder of nominee-registered shares may participate in the General Meeting with those shares under which the holder would be entitled to be entered in the company’s Shareholders' Register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd on 28 March 2019. Participation also requires that the holder of nominee-registered shares is temporarily entered, on the basis of these shares, in the Shareholders' Register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd no later than 10.00 am on 4 April 2019. For the nominee-registered shares, temporary registration in the Shareholders' Register shall be deemed to be registration for the General Meeting.

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Dividend

The Board proposes to the Annual General Meeting a dividend of EUR 2.85 per share for the company's 555,351,850 shares.

  • Dividend payment record date, 11 April 2019
  • Dividend payment date, 18 April 2019

In addition to the cash dividend the Board of Directors proposes that the Annual General Meeting resolves to authorize the Board of Directors to resolve, in its discretion, on the distribution of an extra dividend. Pursuant to the authorization, the Board of Directors would be authorized to distribute up to EUR 500 million (EUR 0.90 per share) in extra dividend either in cash and/or in financial instruments (including, but not limited to, shares and/or other securities).

Proposed Board of Directors

The Nomination and Compensation Committee proposes to the AGM the following persons to be elected to the Board of Directors of Sampo plc (click for cv):

Christian Clausen

Fiona Clutterbuck

Jannica Fagerholm

Johanna Lamminen

Veli-Matti Mattila

Risto Murto

Antti Mäkinen

Björn Wahlroos

Related Material

Sampo has published its Board of Directors' Report and Financial Statements for 2018 at www.sampo.com/year2018.

Also available at the same address are for example:

  • Group CEO and President Kari Stadigh's review;
  • Group companies' Managing Directors' video reviews;
  • Sampo Group's Risk Management Report for 2018;
  • Sampo Group's Corporate Governance Statement for 2018;
  • Sampo Group's Remuneration Report for 2018, which is part of the Remuneration Statement available at www.sampo.com/remunerationstatement.

Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre

Helsinki Exhibition and Convention Centre is easy to reach by train, tram or car. The airport is 13 kilometers away.

Please use the southern entrance (main entrance) and northern entrance if you arrive by car. Guests will be guided at the door.

Free parking at the Messukeskus Car Park for participants attending Sampo AGM. Participants may enter and exit with no need to use the payment machines.

Location and travel information

Updated 03/20/2019