Sweden – Swedish mobile gaming firm with its headquarters in Stockholm; LeoVegas Group, has today announced a convening of shareholders to an annual general meeting that will take place on Friday 8th May 2020 despite the current ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The meeting is scheduled to take place at the cinema Grand’s premises on Sveavagen 45 in Stockholm at 12pm midday.
However, the firm, which is a leading provider of online casino and sports betting services such as table games, video slots, progressive jackpots, video poker and live betting to a number of international markets, has acknowledged the seriousness of the global pandemic and stated that ‘the Annual General Meeting shall be swift and effective to minimize spread of disease. As part of this no food will be served in connection with the meeting. Shareholders who are sick, recently travelled in a risk zone or are part of a risk group should not participate, but can vote via proxy’.
LeoVegas, whose shares are listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, has over 900 employees and is one of the leading mobile gaming companies in Europe. Last year, Sweden became a regulated market and LeoVegas had a license from day one.
As part of the announcement, the group have issued a right to attend notice for shareholders who are wishing to attend the annual general meeting:
On the record date, which is Saturday 2 May 2020, be registered in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB. Shareholders, whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee, must temporarily register the shares in their own name at Euroclear Sweden AB. Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must, no later than on Thursday 30 April 2020, via their nominee, temporarily register the shares in their own name in order to be entitled to participate at the general meeting;
Notify the participation at the general meeting no later than Monday 4 May 2020. Notice of participation at the general meeting may be given by regular mail by telephone or at the company’s website.
A shareholder who wishes to be represented by proxy shall issue a written and dated proxy to the proxy holder. If the proxy is issued by a legal entity, a certified copy of the registration certificate or corresponding document shall be enclosed. The proxy must not be more than one year old, however, the proxy may be older if it is stated that it is valid for a longer term, maximum five years. The proxy in original and the Registration Certificate, if any, must be available at the general meeting and a copy should well before the meeting be sent to the Company by regular mail and should, in order to facilitate the entrance to the general meeting, be at the Company’s disposal no later than on Monday 4 May 2020. A form proxy will be available for downloading on the Company’s website.