Corporate Governance

General Meeting of Shareholders

The ultimate decision-making power in Evli Plc is vested in the General Meeting, at which shareholders participate in the steering and supervision of the company. General Meetings are held at least once a year. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held upon completion of the annual financial statements, at a place and on a date designated by the Board of Directors no later than the end of June. An extraordinary general meeting will be convened if needed.

Evli Plc's Extraordinary General Meeting 2022

The Extraordinary General Meeting of Evli Plc was held on Thursday July 14, 2022 in  Helsinki. Read more

Matters within the shareholders’ decision-making power

Matters falling within the shareholders’ decision-making power are defined in the Articles of Association and in the Limited Liability Companies Act. The AGM decides on the following matters, among others:

  • The adoption of the financial statements
  • Decide on the use of profit shown on the adopted balance sheet
  • Decide on the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and the CEO from liability
  • Decide on the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors and the auditor
  • Decide on the number of members of the Board of Directors
  • Amendments to the Articles of Association and the raising of the share capital or the granting of the necessary authorization for that.

In addition, the AGM elects the members of the Board of Directors and auditors. The Annual General Meeting also deals with other possible issues, and the company's annual report and the auditor's report are presented.

Notice of the General Meeting

A notice of a General Meeting and the documents related to the General Meeting are published on www.evli.com and as a stock exchange release at the earliest 3 months before the record date for the General Meeting and at the latest 3 weeks before the General Meeting, provided it is at least 9 days before the record date for the General Meeting. The Board of Director can also decide to publish a notice of the General Meeting in one or more newspapers.

The minutes of the general meeting including potential voting results and appendices relating to the resolutions of the general meeting will be made available for shareholders’ review on www.evli.com within 2 weeks from the general meeting.