Time and venue
The shareholders of Fortum Corporation are invited to the Annual General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, 17 March 2020, starting at 11:00 a.m. (EET) at the main auditorium of Finlandia Hall, address: Mannerheimintie 13 e, Helsinki, through entrances M4 (Mannerheimintie) and K4 (Karamzininkatu). The reception of shareholders who have registered for the meeting will commence at 9:30 a.m. (EET). Coffee will be served prior to the meeting.
Registration for the meeting begins on 6 February 2020. Register online
The complete notice to the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of Fortum Corporation, the agenda, the proposals of the Board of Directors to the AGM and the other AGM documents can be found at the bottom of this page.
The right to participate and registration
Each shareholder who is registered on 5 March 2020 in the shareholders' register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting. A shareholder whose shares are registered on his/her personal Finnish book-entry account is registered in the shareholders' register of the company.
A shareholder who is registered in the company’s shareholders' register and wishes to participate in the Annual General Meeting shall register for the meeting no later than by 4:00 p.m. (EET) on 12 March 2020.
Registration can be done as of 6 February 2020:
- by phone +358 (0) 20 770 6905 (on working days from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.); or
- by post addressed to Fortum Corporation, Corporate Legal Affairs/AGM, P.O. Box 100, 00048 FORTUM, Finland.
In connection with the registration, the shareholder shall notify his/her name, personal identity code, address, telephone number and the name of his/her assistant and proxy representative, and the personal identity code of his/her proxy representative, if any. In case the shareholder chooses to register online, he/she shall provide the identification information required by the service.Any personal data disclosed to the company by a shareholder will only be used in connection with the Annual General Meeting and the necessary registrations related to the Annual General Meeting.
The shareholder, his/her representative or proxy representative shall be able to prove his/her identity and/or right of representation at the meeting venue.
Holders of nominee registered shares
A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting by virtue of such shares based on which he/she would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders' register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd on 5 March 2020. In addition, the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder, on the basis of such shares, has been registered into the temporary shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd by 10:00 a.m. (EET) on 12 March 2020 at the latest. For the nominee registered shares, this constitutes due registration for the Annual General Meeting.
A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request well in advance the necessaryinstructions regarding the registration in the temporary shareholders' register, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the Annual General Meeting from his/her custodian bank. The account management organisation of the custodian bank has to register a holder of the nominee registered shares who wishes to participate in the Annual General Meeting into the temporary shareholders' register of the company by the time stated above at the latest.
Proxy representatives and powers of attorney
A shareholder may participate in the general meeting and exercise his/her rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation.
A proxy representative shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a reliable manner demonstrate his/her right to represent the shareholder at the general meeting. When a shareholder participates in the general meeting by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the registration for the Annual General Meeting.
Proxy documents and powers of attorney should be delivered by e-mail to [email protected], or by post in originals to the following address: Fortum Corporation, Corporate Legal Affairs/AGM, P.O. Box 100, 00048 FORTUM, Finland before the last date and time for registration. The original proxy document should be presented at the Annual General Meeting at the latest, if required.
Information pertaining General Meetings laid down in the Finnish Companies Act and the Securities Markets Act is available at www.fortum.com/about-us/investors/corporate-governance/general-meeting.
Any changes in the ownership of shares that have occurred after the record date of the Annual General Meeting do not affect the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting or the number of votes of the shareholder at the Annual General Meeting.
Pursuant to Chapter 5 Section 25 of the Finnish Companies Act, a shareholder who is present at the Annual General Meeting has the right to request information with respect to the matters to be considered at the meeting.
On the date of this notice to the Annual General Meeting, 6 February 2020, the total number of shares in Fortum Corporation, and votes represented by such shares, is 888,294,465.
Connections to Finlandia Hall
Finlandia Hall can be reached by tram (routes 4 and 10; the stop at the National Museum of Finland) and buses running via Mannerheimintie. Shareholders arriving by car may park at their own cost in Q-Park Finlandia with direct underground passage from the car park to Finlandia Hall.
New board candidates' CVs:
Financial statements and Operating and financial review for 2019 will be published during week 8 at the latest