​Annual General Meeting 2017

Welcome to the Annual General Meeting of UPM-Kymmene Corporation to be held on Wednesday, 29 March 2017 starting at 14.00 (EET) at Messukeskus, Messuaukio 1, Helsinki, Finland (Kokoustamo entrance). The reception of attendees who have preregistered for the meeting and the distribution of voting tickets will commence at 13.00 (EET). Coffee will be served after the meeting.

A shareholder, who is registered on 17 March 2017 in the Company’s shareholders’ register, has the right to participate in the meeting. Please preregister for the meeting no later than 23 March 2017 by 16.00 (EET).

A prior notice of attendance can also be given:

  1. by telephone 020 770 6861 from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 16.00 (EET) or
  2. by ordinary mail to UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Legal Function, PO Box 380 (Alvar Aallon katu 1), FI-00101 Helsinki.

In connection with the prior notice of attendance, a shareholder shall notify his/her name, personal/business identification number, address, telephone number, the name of a possible assistant and the name and personal identification number of a possible proxy representative. The personal data is used only in connection with the Annual General Meeting and processing of related registrations. Potential power of attorneys and proxy documents should be submitted in originals to the address mentioned above prior to the end of the preregistration period.

AGM documents

The resolution proposals for the matters on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting as well as the entire notice of the meeting are available enclosed. The Annual Report of UPM-Kymmene Corporation, including the Company’s Financial Statements, the Report of the Board of Directors and the Auditor’s Report for the period 1 January - 31 December 2016, can be downloaded in pdf-format under the link below. 

​Holders of nominee registered shares

A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the Annual General Meeting by virtue of such shares, based on which he/she on the record date of the Annual General Meeting, i.e. on 17 March 2017, would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders’ register of the Company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The right to participate in the Annual General Meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been temporarily preregistered in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd by 10.00 (EET) on 24 March 2017 at the latest. As regards nominee registered shares, this constitutes a due registration for the Annual General Meeting.

Board and committee proposals to the AGM

The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of EUR 0.95 per share. The dividend record date is 31 March 2017. The Board of Directors proposes that the dividend be paid on 12 April 2017.