Ratos Nomination Committee and 2015 AGM
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Ratos's Annual General Meeting will be held on 16 April 2015 at Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre Stockholm, Sweden.
In accordance with a resolution at Ratos's AGM held on 27 March 2014, it is hereby announced that the company's major owners have between themselves appointed a Nomination Committee with the Chairman of the Board Arne Karlsson as the convener.
The Nomination Committee comprises the following people:
* Jan Andersson representing Swedbank Robur funds, Chairman of the Nomination Committee * Ulf Fahlgren representing Akademiinvest * Arne Karlsson as Chairman of Ratos's Board * Jan Söderberg representing the Ragnar Söderberg Foundation and his own and related parties' holdings * Maria Söderberg representing the Torsten Söderberg Foundation * Per-Olof Söderberg representing his own and related parties' holdings
In accordance with an AGM resolution, the Nomination Committee shall evaluate the composition and work of the Board of Directors and draft proposals for the 2015 AGM regarding:
* election of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board * election of Auditor (in corporation with the Audit Committee) * remuneration to Board members and auditors * election of Chairman to the AGM * principles for composition of the next Nomination Committee
Shareholders who wish to contact the Nomination Committee may send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org (mail heading "To the Nomination Committee") or a letter to Ratos Nomination Committee, Nina Aggebäck, Ratos AB, Box 1661, SE-111 96 Stockholm.
Shareholders who wish to submit a proposal for consideration at the AGM should send such proposal to the Chairman of the Board (at the above address) in good time prior to publication of the notice of the meeting, which is scheduled for the beginning of March 2015.
For further information, please contact: Jan Andersson, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, +46 76 139 55 00 Arne Karlsson, Chairman of the Board, +46 8 700 17 00
Financial calendar from Ratos:
Interim report January September 2014 7 November 2014
Year-end report 2014 19 February 2015
Annual General Meeting 2015 16 April 2015
Interim report January-March 2015 7 May 2015
Ratos is a private equity conglomerate. The company's mission is to maximise shareholder value over time through the professional, active and responsible exercise of its ownership role in primarily medium to large unlisted Nordic companies. Ratos's holdings include AH Industries, Aibel, Arcus-Gruppen, Biolin Scientific, Bisnode, DIAB, Euromaint, GS-Hydro, Hafa Bathroom Group, HENT, HL Display, Inwido, Jøtul, KVD, Mobile Climate Control, Nebula, Nordic Cinema Group and SB Seating. Ratos is listed on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm and market capitalisation amounts to approximately SEK 18 billion.