Shareholders of Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) are hereby invited to an Extraordinary General Meeting on Friday, 12 June, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the premises of Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå, Östra Hamngatan 16, Gothenburg.
Shareholders who wish to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting must:
be recorded in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, 5 June, 2015,
notify the company of their intention to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting no later than on Friday, 5 June, 2015 (preferably by 4 p.m.),
at Viking Supply Ships AB, c/o Computershare AB, Box 610, SE-182 16 Danderyd,
by telephone +46 (0)771 – 24 64 00, or
on Viking Supply Ships AB’s website, www.rabt.se.
When registering, shareholders must state their name (or company name), civil registration number or corporate registration number, address, telephone number (daytime), information on any accompanying assistants (no more than two), and where applicable, information on representatives or proxy.
Shareholders represented by proxy must submit a power of attorney. If the power of attorney is issued by a legal entity, certified proof of registration or corresponding identity documents for the legal entity must be submitted. The original power of attorney, along with any authorization documents, should be sent with the notification to the company at the above address. A power of attorney may be valid for up to five years from issuance. The company will provide forms for the power of attorney upon request and these are also available on the company’s website, www.rabt.se.
Shareholders, who have trustee-registered shares with a bank or other trustee, must temporarily re‑register the shares in their own name with Euroclear Sweden AB to be entitled to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting. This registration must be completed on Friday, 5 June, 2015. This means that shareholders must inform the trustee (bank or broker) of this request in ample time prior to this date.
As per the date of this notice, the company has a total of 177,444,318 shares distributed as 11,634,946 series A shares and 165,809,372 series B shares. The total number of votes amounts to 282,158,832, of which 116,349,460 of the votes are represented by series A shares and 165,809,372 are represented by series B shares.
Proposal for the agenda at the Extraordinary General Meeting:
Election of the Chairman of the meeting.
Preparation and approval of the voting list.
Election of one or two persons to verify the minutes.
Determination that the meeting has been duly convened.
Approval of the agenda.
Resolution on subsequent dividend (Sw. efterutdelning).
Conclusion of the meeting.
Proposals for resolution:
Item 1 – Election of Chairman of the meeting
The Board of Directors proposes that the Extraordinary General Meeting elects the attorney Johan Ljungberg at Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå as Chairman of the meeting.
Item 6 – Resolution on subsequent dividend (Sw. efterutdelning)
At the Annual General Meeting held on 9April, 2015, it was resolved that no dividend should be paid for the fiscal year 2014 and to carry forward into new accounts the funds available at the Annual General Meeting’s disposal amounting to SEK 1,993,866,687.
The Board of Directors is of the opinion that the company’s financial state and market prospects now allow a dividend to the shareholders. Funds available for the Extraordinary General Meeting’s disposal amounts to SEK 1,993,866,687. In the light of the aforementioned, the Board of Directors proposes the Extraordinary General Meeting to resolve upon a so called subsequent dividend (Sw. efterutdelning) of SEK 0.55 per share, amounting to a total of SEK 97,594,375. Tuesday, 16 June, 2015, is proposed as the record day for distribution. In the event that the Extraordinary General Meeting resolves in accordance with the proposal, the dividend is expected to be distributed by Euroclear Sweden AB on Monday, 22 June, 2015.
The complete proposal for resolution under item 6 above as well as other documents pursuant to the Swedish Companies Act will be available on 22 May, 2015, at the latest, at the company’s office and on the website, www.rabt.se. The documents will also be sent to shareholders who request this and provide address.
Coffee is served at the premises of Mannheimer Swartling from 2:30 p.m.
Gothenburg in May 2015
Viking Supply Ships AB (publ)
The Board of Directors
Christian W. Berg, CEO, ph. +45 41 77 83 80
Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) is a Swedish company with headquarter in Gothenburg, Sweden. Viking Supply Ships AB (publ) is organised into five segments: Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessels (AHTS), Platform Supply Vessels (PSV), Services, Ship Management as well as the subsidiary TransAtlantic AB. The operations are focused on offshore and icebreaking primarily in Arctic and subarctic areas as well as on RoRo and container feeder services mainly between the Baltic Sea and the Continent. The company has in total about 800 employees and the turnover in 2014 was MSEK 3,190. The company’s B-shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stockholm, Small Cap segment. For further information, please visit: www.rabt.se.
Viking Supply Ships AB is obliged to make this information public according to the Financial Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act (Sw: lagen om värdepappersmarknaden and lagen om handel med finansiella instrument). The information was submitted for publication on May 19th, 2015 at 08:30 am.