H&M’s extraordinary general meeting will take place on Thursday 28 October 2021.
In view of the risk of spreading coronavirus, H&M’s extraordinary general meeting will take the form solely of postal voting under temporary legislative rules. No meeting that can be attended in person or by proxy will be held.
The board’s proposed dividend and record date
H&M’s board is proposing a dividend of SEK 6.50 per share. The first day of ex-dividend trading is Friday 29 October. The proposed record date for the dividend is 1 November 2021. If the extraordinary general meeting approves the proposal, Euroclear Sweden is expected to pay out the dividend on 4 November 2021.
Power of attorney
Shareholders who are represented by proxy must provide a written, dated power of attorney for the proxy. A power of attorney form can be found below.
Link to power of attorney form
Right to participate and notifying participation
Any shareholder that wishes to participate in the meeting must (i) be registered as a shareholder in the share register produced by Euroclear Sweden AB reflecting the circumstances on 20 October 2021, and (ii) notify their participation in the meeting by 27 October 2021 by means of having cast their postal vote so that the vote is received by Euroclear Sweden AB no later than that date.
A special form is to be used for postal voting. The form is available at this link. Further instructions can be found in the form. The form serves as notification of the shareholder’s participation.
The board of directors and CEO shall, if any shareholder so requests and the board of directors believes that it can be done without material harm to the company, provide information ahead of the meeting regarding circumstances that may affect the assessment of an item on the agenda. Any such request for information is to be made in writing to H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB, c/o Euroclear Sweden AB, Box 191, 101 23 Stockholm (mark the envelope “EGM 2021”) or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 18 October 2021. The information will be provided by being made available at H & M Hennes & Mauritz AB, Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A, 106 38 Stockholm and at www.hmgroup.com/egm no later than 22 October 2021. The information will also be sent within the same period to the shareholder that requested it and stated their address.