Nordea's General Meeting 2024

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Nordea Bank Abp’s (“Nordea” or the “Company”) AGM will be held on Thursday 21 March 2024 at 12.00 EET at Scandic Marina Congress Center, Katajanokanlaituri 6, 00160 Helsinki, Finland. 

The reception of persons who have registered for the meeting will commence at 10.30 EET. Coffee will be served before the meeting.

You can find materials for the meeting such as the notice to the meeting and the decision proposals below on this website. Meeting materials will not be printed separately for distribution at the AGM for environmental reasons, among other. You may bring your own physical copies or obtain the materials in electronic form on this website. 

We encourage shareholders who wish to attend the AGM at the venue to arrive with public transport, or alternatively make use of the advance voting and webcast. Kindly take into account that there is no reserved parking space available at the AGM venue or its vicinity and that any parking fees will not be covered by Nordea. 

The AGM will be conducted mainly in Swedish, and partly in Finnish and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be available into Swedish, Finnish and English. 

Shareholders, their assistants, and proxy representatives must be able to prove their identity and/or right of representation at request at the meeting venue.

Advance voting

Shareholders can vote in advance on items 7 to 24 on the agenda of the AGM included in the notice to the meeting. You may also register to attend the meeting when voting in advance. 

Advance voting commences on 29 February 2024 and ends on 13 March 2024 at 23.59 EET. Further instructions for advance voting including the voting forms will be available on this website on 29 February 2024 at the latest.

Each shareholder who is registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Oy, in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Sweden AB, or in the shareholders’ register held by VP Securities A/S on 11 March 2024 in accordance with the relevant instructions below can vote in advance.

A shareholder who has voted in advance may request information under the Finnish Companies Act, request a vote at the AGM, or vote on a possible counterproposal, if they are present or represented at the AGM at the meeting venue. 

Shareholders registered in Finland

Each shareholder who is registered on 11 March 2024 in the shareholders’ register of Nordea held by Euroclear Finland Oy, has the right to participate in the AGM. A shareholder whose shares are registered on the shareholder’s personal Finnish book-entry account is registered in the shareholders’ register of Nordea. 

A shareholder who is registered in Nordea’s shareholders’ register and who wishes to participate in the AGM must notify Nordea in advance.

How to register for the AGM

The registration commences on 29 February 2024 and ends on 13 March 2024 at 23.59 EET. Further instructions for registering to the AGM and, e.g., for using proxy representatives, will be available on this website on 29 February 2024 at the latest. 

Shareholders registered in Sweden or Denmark

Shareholders must be registered in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Sweden AB or VP Securities A/S on 11 March 2024 to be entitled to participate in the AGM. Such shareholders are re-registered by Nordea in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy provided that the shareholder has notified Nordea thereof in advance.

How to register for the AGM

The registration commences on 29 February 2024 and ends on 13 March 2024 at 23.59 EET. Further instructions for registering to the AGM and, e.g., re-registrations, will be available on this website on 29 February 2024 at the latest. 

Webcast and questions to the Q&A with senior management
 

Webcast

The meeting can also be followed online via a live webcast. You can register for the webcast here.

Please note that following the meeting via the webcast does not constitute official participation in the AGM. Shareholders following the meeting via webcast can exercise their voting rights by voting on the matters on the agenda in advance.

Submitting questions

It is possible to submit questions to the Q&A session with senior management before and during the webcast until the end of the Q&A session. You can submit questions already when registering for the webcast.

Before the meeting, questions can be submitted by email to agm [at] nordea.com or by regular mail to Nordea AGM / Group Legal SATA V5A, Satamaradankatu 5, FI-00020 Nordea, Finland. The Company will strive to answer all questions received before the AGM. 

Questions submitted before the meeting or through the webcast do not constitute questions referred to in Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Companies Act. 

Nominee registered shares

A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the AGM by virtue of the shares based on which they on the record date of the AGM on 11 March 2024 would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Oy. The right to participate in the AGM requires, in addition, that the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been registered in the temporary shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy by 10.00 EET on 18 March 2024 at the latest. In terms of nominee registered shares, this constitutes due registration for the AGM. 

A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request without delay the relevant instructions regarding the registration in the temporary shareholders’ register of the Company, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the AGM from their custodian bank. The account management organisation of the custodian bank shall register a holder of nominee registered shares who wants to participate in the AGM in the temporary shareholders’ register of the Company and vote in advance on behalf of the nominee registered shareholder by 10.00 EET on 18 March 2024 at the latest.

For the avoidance of doubt, instructions for shareholders whose shares are held in trust in Sweden or Denmark are set out in the notice to the AGM and above under heading “Shareholders registered in Sweden or Denmark”.

Important dates

29 February 2024 The registration and advance voting for the AGM begins
Instructions and needed links, forms and proxy templates available
11 March 2024 Record date 
11 March 2024 Deadline for shareholders whose shares are held in trust in Denmark to re-register their shares in the shareholders’ own names in the shareholders’ register held by VP Securities A/S
13 March 2024 Deadline for shareholders whose shares are held in trust in Sweden to re-register their shares in the shareholders’ own names in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Sweden AB
13 March 2024 at 23.59 EET*

Advance voting ends

* Owners of nominee registered shares are advised to contact their custodian for further instructions.

18 March 2024 at 10.00 am EET Deadline for nominee registered shares to be registered into the temporary shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy
21 March 2024 at 12.00 EET Annual General Meeting
22 March 2024 Ex-dividend date for ordinary dividend payment**
25 March 2024 Record date for ordinary dividend payment**
3 April 2024 Earliest payment date for ordinary dividend payment**
Latest 4 April 2024 Minutes of the meeting available on the company’s website

** Provided the decision on dividend payment is made on 21 March 2024

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