BE Group’s Annual General Meeting 2023
BE Group’s Annual General Meeting 2023 was held today, Thursday April 20, at Elite Hotel Savoy in Malmö. The following principal resolutions were passed.
Adoption of the result and balance sheet and discharge from liability
The Annual General Meeting resolved to approve the adopted statement of income and the balance sheet and the consolidated statement of income and consolidated balance sheet.
The Board of Directors and the CEO was discharged from liability for the time period to which the report relates.
Appropriation of the company’s profit
The AGM resolved, in accordance with the proposal by the Board of Directors, on a dividend to the shareholders of SEK 12per share for the 2022 financial yeardistributed in two instalments of SEK 6 respective SEK 6. Monday April 24 2023 and and Tuesday 24 October 2023 was established as record dates for dividend, meaning that the dividend is expected to be paid on Thursday April 272023 and Friday 27 October 2023.
Election of Board of Directors and Auditor
Monika Gutén, Lars Olof Nilsson, Mats O Paulsson, Petter Stillström and Jörgen Zahlin were re-elected as Board members. Jörgen Zahlin was re-elected as Chairman of the Board.
The accounting company Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was re-elected as Auditor.
It was resolved that the fees to the Board of Directors shall amount to a total of SEK 1,380,000, excluding committee fees, whereof SEK 460,000 (unchanged) to the Chairman of the Board and SEK 230,000 (unchanged) to each of the other Board members elected by the General Meeting. The Meeting resolved that for work in the Audit Committee, the fees shall amount to SEK 80,000 (unchanged) to the Chairman and SEK 40,000 (unchanged) to each of the other Committee members. It was resolved that no remuneration shall be paid for work in the Remuneration Committee.
It was resolved that fees to the auditor shall be paid according to approved invoices.
Approval of remuneration report
The Annual General Meeting approved the Board of Directors’ proposal regarding remuneration report.
Authorization for the Board of Directors to resolve on the transfer of the company’s own shares
The Annual General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the proposal of the Board of Directors, to authorize the Board to decide, on one or several occasions up to the Annual General Meeting 2024, on the transfer of the company’s own shares, for the purpose of enabling BE Group to finance minor company acquisitions. Transfer of shares may be made with deviation from the shareholders’ preferential right of maximum 26,920 shares, equivalent to the company's existing holding of own shares. Transfer of shares may take place as payment of whole or part of the purchase price at the acquisition of a company or business or part of a company or business, and the consideration shall be equal to the assessed market value of the share. On such transfer, payment may be made by assets contributed in kind or by set-off of a claim against BE Group. Transfer may also be made against cash payment by sale on Nasdaq Stockholm, at a price within the price interval that may be registered at any given time, i.e. the interval between the highest purchase price and the lowest sales price at the time of transfer. The Board of Directors shall be entitled to determine the other terms and conditions of the transfer.
Additional information about BE Group can be found on the company website www.begroup.com.
For further information, please contact:
Christoffer Franzén, CFO
tel.: +46 (0)705 46 90 05 e-mail: email@example.com
BE Group AB (publ), which is listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange, is a trading and service company in steel, stainless steel and aluminium. BE Group offers efficient distribution and value-adding production services to customers primarily in the construction and manufacturing industries. In 2022, the Group reported sales of SEK 6.9 billion. BE Group has approximately 650 employees, with Sweden and Finland as its largest markets. The head office is located in Malmö, Sweden. Read more about BE Group at www.begroup.com.