The shareholders of Zhoda Investments AB (publ), corporate identity number 559030-3490 (hereinafter the “Company”) are hereby given notice to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held at 15.00 CET on 23 June 2021, at Grev Turegatan 18 (Alpcot), 2nd floor, in Stockholm.
Precautionary measures due to the Corona virus
Due to the Corona virus, Zhoda Investments has decided on the following precautionary measures in connection with the 2021 Annual General Meeting:
• The time for the AGM will be kept short. Registration will start at 14.45
• Participation of members of the Board of Directors, company management and the number of non-shareholders present will be limited
• No consumption will be served
• CEO Robert Karlsson will not make a presentation at the meeting. Instead a press release with an operational and financial update will be issued and made available on the Company’s website prior to the AGM
• Please note that none of the items above will limit the rights of the shareholders
Notification and right to participate
The right to participate at the general meeting vests in a person who: is registered as a shareholder in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB regarding circumstances pertaining on
15 June 2021 and not later than 16 June 2021 notifies the Company of their intention to participate at the general meeting.
Notice of participation may be given by post to Zhoda Investments AB (publ), Bivägen 12C, 125 58 Älvsjö or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The notification should state the name, personal ID or registration number, address, daytime telephone number and shareholding of the shareholder. Authorization documents such as power of attorney and registration certificates should, where appropriate, be submitted to the Company prior to the general meeting. Shareholders who wish to be accompanied by one or two assistants may give notice thereof within the time and in the manner applicable to shareholders. A power of attorney form will be made available on www.zhodainvestments.com.
Shareholders with nominee-registered shares must, in order to be entitled to participate at the general meeting, request that the nominee effects a temporary re-registration (voting right registration) of the shares in ample time prior to 15 June 2021.
1. Opening of the meeting
2. Election of chairman of the general meeting
3. Preparation and approval of the voting register
4. Election of one or two persons to attest the minutes
5. Determination whether the general meeting has been duly convened
6. Approval of the agenda
7. Presentation of the annual report and auditor’s report as well as consolidated financial statements and auditor’s report for the group
8. Resolutions regarding
a. adoption of the income statement and balance sheet as well as the consolidated income statement and the consolidated balance sheet
b. allocation of the company’s results in accordance with the adopted balance sheet
c. discharge from liability of the directors and CEO
9. Determination of the numbers of directors/alternate directors and auditors/alternate auditors
10. Determination of fees for the board of directors and the auditors
11. Information regarding appointments held in other companies by candidates for election to the
Board of Directors, election of directors as well as auditor and alternate auditor
12. Resolution regarding authorization for the board of directors to resolve on issue of new shares with preferential rights for shareholders
13. Closure of the general meeting
Item 8 b – Resolution on allocation of results
The board proposes that no dividend is paid for the financial year.
Item 9-11 – Election of members of the board of directors, chairman of the board and auditor as well as fees
Shareholders representing approximately 50 per cent of the capital propose that the board shall consist of four ordinary members. The shareholders also propose re-election of the board members Björn Bringes, Peter Geijerman, Zenon Potoczny and Katre Saard and that Björn Bringes is re-appointed as chairman of the board.
It is proposed that the company shall have one auditor and no alternate auditor and that the authorized auditing firm WeAudit Sweden AB with responsible auditor Mikael Köver shall be re-elected.
It is proposed that the general meeting resolves that board fees be paid to the chairman in the amount of SEK 100,000 (unchanged compared to previous year) and SEK 50,000 (unchanged compared to previous year) to each of the other directors with the exception of Zenon Potoczny who is employed in the group. Fees will thus total SEK 200 000. It is proposed that the auditors are paid in accordance with approved invoices.
Item 12 – Resolution on authorization for the board of directors to resolve on issue of new shares with preferential rights for shareholders
The board of directors proposes that the annual general meeting authorizes the board, on one or more occasions during the period until next annual general meeting, to decide on issues, with preferential rights for the shareholders, of new shares, warrants and/or convertible debentures in exchange for cash payment and/or with provisions regarding payment in kind or by set-off or otherwise with conditions. The purpose of the authorization is to facilitate the raising of capital for expansion through corporate acquisitions or acquisitions of business assets and for the Company’s business. The total number of shares that may be issued pursuant to the authorization shall be a maximum of 391,886,187 shares (15,999,900 A shares and 375,886,287 B shares), which corresponds to 100% of the total number of shares in the company at the time of the annual general meeting.
The annual report and board’s complete proposed resolutions and documents pursuant to the Swedish Companies Act, will be made available no later than three weeks before the annual general meeting at the Company’s office (address above) and will be sent free-of-charge to shareholders who so request and provide their mailing address. The documents will also be made available on the Company’s website www.zhodainvestments.com and be available at the general meeting.
The Company currently has 391,886,187 shares registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office (Sw. Bolagsverket), of which 15,999,900 are shares of series A (10 votes/share) and 375,886,287 are shares of series B (1 vote/share). The number of voting rights amount to 535,885,287.
If requested by a shareholder and provided that the board deems that it can take place without causing material damage to the company, the board and the CEO shall provide information about circumstances that may affect the assessment of an item on the agenda, circumstances that may affect the assessment of the company’s or its subsidiaries’ financial situation, and the company’s relationship with another company within the group.
Stockholm, May 2021
Zhoda Investments AB (publ)
The Board of Directors
For more information, please contact:
Robert Karlsson, CEO Zhoda Investments AB
+46 709 565 141, email@example.com
About Zhoda Investments
Zhoda Investments invests in selected unlisted European ventures and drives growth and profitability through active ownership and an entrepreneurial approach. In the coastal region of Dalmatia in Croatia, Zhoda owns and manages Testament Winery and Black Island Winery. Based on indigenous organic grapes and a two thousand year old wine tradition, it is Zhoda’s award-winning winemakers’ objective to create Croatia’s best wine and to become the country’s leading exporter of premium wines. The vision is to reach a production of one million bottles per year. The group also holds a 45 per cent interest in the Lelyaki oil field in Ukraine with 2P proven and probable oil reserves of 8 million barrels net to the company. Zhoda Investments is actively pursuing new investments. For more information, visit www.zhodainvestments.com.
This is an English translation of the Swedish original. In case of discrepancies, the Swedish original shall prevail.