BEWI – Notice of extraordinary general meeting26-01-2022
BEWI – Notice of extraordinary general meeting
BEWI ASA hereby calls for an extraordinary general meeting to be held on 16 February 2022 at 11:00 CET.
As previously announced, BEWI has entered an agreement to purchase all issued and outstanding shares in Jackon Holding AS. Pursuant to the share purchase agreement entered into with HAAS AS, which owns 50 per cent of the issued shares in Jackon Holding AS, the consideration to be paid to HAAS AS shall, subject to an approval from the general meeting, be settled by the issuance of 32,070,000 consideration shares in BEWI. On such basis the board of directors in BEWI proposes that the general meeting grants it an authorization to increase the share capital as per the terms set out in the notice of the meeting.
As a result of the above-mentioned share issue HAAS AS (owned by the Akselsen family) will be the owner of approximately 17 per cent of the shares in the BEWI. Based on HAAS AS’ ownership interest and the industrial competency HAAS AS represents, the nomination committee has proposed that Andreas M. Akselsen is elected as a new member of the board of directors of BEWI subject to, and effective only after the completion of the acquisition of Jackon Holding AS.
It is, furthermore, proposed that the composition of the nomination committee is amended for it to comply with the recommendations set out in the Norwegian Code of Practice for Corporate Governance with respect to independence and impartiality.
The notice of the meeting, including the board of directors’ proposed resolutions, the nomination committee’s proposal, notice of attendance, proxy form and form for advance voting, is attached to this notice.
All documents relevant for the extraordinary general meeting, is made available on the company’s website: www.bewi.com
Due to the ongoing situation relating to the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the shareholders are encouraged to abstain from appearing in person at the extraordinary general meeting, but instead participate by casting their votes in advance or grant the chair of the board of directors (or another person appointed by him) an authorization to vote, with or without voting instructions
For further information, please contact:
Charlotte Knudsen, Director of IR and Communications BEWI ASA, tel: +47 9756 1959
About BEWI ASA
BEWI is an international provider of packaging, components, and insulation solutions. The company’s commitment to sustainability is integrated throughout the value chain, from production of raw materials and end goods, to recycling of used products. With a vision to protect people and goods for a better every day, BEWI is leading the change towards a circular economy.
BEWI ASA is listed at the Oslo Børs under ticker BEWI.
The information is such that BEWI ASA is required to disclose in accordance with the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 16:30 CET on 26 January 2022.