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Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting shall be held annually within six months from the end of the financial year.

The Annual General Meeting shall decide, among others, upon the approval of the financial statements, elections of members of the Board of Directors and the auditor and their remuneration. The Annual General Meeting also decides upon discharge of the Board of Directors and of the CEO from liability.

Extraordinary General Meetings in respect of specific matters must be held when considered necessary by the Board of Directors, or when requested in writing by the auditor of the company or by shareholders of the company holding at least 10 percent of all the shares of the company.

Annual General Meeting 2022

Kempower Corporation’s Annual General Meeting is was held on 13 April 2022 at Miltton House at the address Sörnäisten rantatie 15, 00530 Helsinki, Finland.

The Board of Directors of the company had resolved on the exceptional meeting procedure based on the Act on temporary deviation from the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act 375/2021 (“Temporary Act”) which came into force on 8 May 2021. The Board of Directors of the company had resolved to take the measures allowed by the Temporary Act in order that the General Meeting can be held in a predictable manner while ensuring the health and safety of the shareholders, employees and other stakeholders of the company.

Meeting Materials

Important dates

  • 24 March at 16.00 – Shareholders counterproposals deadline
  • 28 March at 10.00 – Shareholders counterproposals to be published at the latest
  • 28 March at 10.00 – Proxy and voting instruction template available at the latest
  • 28 March at 10.00 – The deadline for submitting counterproposals subject for voting
  • 28 March at 10.00 – Registration for the meeting and advance voting begin
  • 30 March at 16.00 – Shareholders questions with respect to the matters to be considered at the General Meeting
  • 1 April – Annual General Meeting record date
  • 4 April at 16.00 – The answers of the company’s management to shareholders questions and any counterproposals that have not been placed for a vote to be published at the latest
  • 8 April at 10.00 – Registration for the General Meeting and voting ends
  • 8 April by 10.00 – Holders of nominee registered shares temporarily registered into the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy at the latest
  • 13 April starting at 17.00 – The Annual General Meeting
  • 13 April starting at 18.00 – Investor Meeting
  • 27 April – The minutes of the General Meeting available on the website.

Instructions for the participants in the General Meeting

Shareholders may participate in the General Meeting and exercise their shareholder rights only by voting in advance as well as by submitting counterproposals and asking questions in advance in accordance with the instructions set out below. Proxy representatives shall also vote in advance in accordance with the manner set out below. The shareholders or their proxy representatives cannot participate in the meeting at the meeting venue. The General Meeting is not videoed.

Each shareholder, who is registered on 1 April 2022 in the shareholders’ register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Oy, has the right to participate in the General Meeting. A shareholder, whose shares are registered on his or her personal Finnish book-entry account, is registered in the shareholders’ register of the company. The shareholder or his or her proxy representative may participate in the General Meeting only by voting in advance as set out below as well as by submitting counterproposals and asking questions in advance.

Registration for the meeting and advance voting will begin on 28 March 2022 at 10.00 hours (EEST) when the deadline for submitting counterproposals subject for voting has passed. A shareholder, who is registered in the shareholders’ register of the company and who wants to participate in the General Meeting by voting in advance, must register for the General Meeting and vote in advance by 8 April 2022 at 10.00 hours (EEST) by which time the registration and votes must have arrived.

The requested information, such as the shareholder’s name, date of birth and contact information, must be provided in connection with the registration. The personal data given to Kempower Corporation or Innovatics Oy by shareholders will only be used in connection with the General Meeting and with the processing of related necessary registrations.

A shareholder, whose shares are registered on his or her Finnish book-entry account, can register and vote in advance on certain matters on the agenda of the General Meeting from 10.00 hours (EEST) on 28 March 2022 until 10.00 hours (EEST) on 8 April 2022 by the following means:

a) Through a registration link

Online registration and voting in advance require that the shareholders or their statutory representatives or proxy representatives use strong electronic authentication either by Finnish or Swedish bank ID or mobile certificate.

b) By regular mail or email

A shareholder may send the advance voting form available on the company’s website or corresponding information to Innovatics Oy by regular mail to the address Innovatics Oy, Annual General Meeting / Kempower Oyj, Ratamestarinkatu 13 A, FI-00520 Helsinki, Finland or by email at agm@innovatics.fi

A shareholder’s advance votes will be taken into account if the shareholder provides a duly populated and signed advance voting form and the required appendices, if any, in accordance with the instructions set out on the form before the expiry of the registration and advance voting period. Sending in a duly populated advance voting form as set out above will be deemed to constitute both registration and voting in advance.

Additional information on the registration and advance voting is available during the registration period of the General Meeting by telephone at +358 10 2818 909 on business days from 9.00 hours (EEST) until 12.00 hours (EEST) and from 13.00 hours (EEST) until 16.00 hours (EEST).

Proxy representative and powers of attorney

Shareholders may participate in the General Meeting and exercise their rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation. Proxy representatives shall also vote in advance in accordance with the manner set out in this notice.

Proxy representatives must use strong electronic authentication when registering for the meeting and voting in advance online, after which they can register and vote in advance on behalf of the shareholder they represent. Proxy representatives shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise demonstrate their right to represent the shareholder at the General Meeting in a reliable manner. Statutory right of representation may be demonstrated by using the suomi.fi e-Authorisations service which is in use in the online registration service. When a shareholder participates in the General Meeting by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder with shares at different securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the registration for the General Meeting.

Proxy and voting instruction template

The proxy representative of a shareholder shall deliver duly populated and signed proxy documents together with the signed and duly populated advance voting form in accordance with the instructions set out in the form as an attachment in connection with the electronic registration and advance voting or alternatively to Innovatics Oy by regular mail to Innovatics Oy, Annual General Meeting / Kempower Oyj, Ratamestarinkatu 13 A, FI-00520 Helsinki, Finland or by email to agm@innovatics.fi before the end of the registration and advance voting period, by which time the proxy documents must have arrived.

Only delivering proxy documents to the company or Innovatics Oy does not result in the shareholder’s advance votes being taken into account. The successful registration of a shareholder and the shareholder’s advance votes also requires that the proxy representative registers the shareholder and votes in advance on behalf of the shareholder in the manner set out in this notice.

A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the General Meeting by virtue of such shares, based on which he or she on the record date of the General Meeting, i.e. on 1 April 2022, would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders’ register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Oy. The right to participate in the General Meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been temporarily registered into the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy at the latest by 8 April 2022 by 10.00 hours (EEST). As regards nominee registered shares this constitutes due registration for the General Meeting. Changes in shareholding after the record date do not affect the right to participate in the meeting or the number of voting rights held in the meeting.

A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request without delay necessary instructions regarding the temporary registration in the shareholder’s register of the company, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the General Meeting from his or her custodian bank. The account management organization of the custodian bank shall temporarily register a holder of nominee registered shares, who wants to participate in the General Meeting, into the shareholders’ register of the company at the latest by the time stated above and arrange voting in advance on behalf of the holder of nominee registered.

Submitting counterproposals and asking questions in advance

Shareholders who hold at least one hundredth of all the shares in the company are entitled to make counterproposals subject for voting to the agenda items of the General Meeting. Such counterproposals shall be delivered to the company by email to agm@innovatics.fi no later than by 24 March 2022 at 16.00 hours (EET). The shareholders submitting counterproposals shall provide sufficient evidence on their shareholding when delivering a counterproposal. The counterproposal shall be considered at the General Meeting if the shareholder is entitled to attend the General Meeting and if the shareholder holds at least one hundredth of all the shares in the company on the record date of the General Meeting. In case a counterproposal is not taken to be considered in the General Meeting, the votes given for the counterproposal shall be disregarded. The company shall publish possible counterproposals subject to voting on the company’s website at the latest on 28 March 2022 at 10.00 hours (EEST).

A shareholder has the right to ask questions referred to in Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act with respect to the matters to be considered at the General Meeting by email at agm@innovatics.fi until 30 March 2022 at 16.00 hours (EEST). Such questions from shareholders, the answers of the company’s management to them and any counterproposals that have not been placed for a vote will be available on the company’s website at https://investors.kempower.com/governance/annual-general-meeting at the latest by 4 April 2022 at 16.00 hours (EEST). In connection with asking questions and making counterproposals, shareholders are required to provide sufficient evidence of their shareholding.

Counterproposals or questions referred to in Chapter 5, Section 25 of the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act with respect to the matters to be considered at the General Meeting were not submitted to the company.

Investor meeting

The company will arrange an Investor Meeting which is open to all after the Annual General Meeting on 13 April 2022 starting at 18.00 hours (EEST). At the Investor Meeting, the management of the company will give an overview of the business and strategy of the company. Participants can ask questions during the Investor Meeting or by email by delivering them to the address investors@kempower.com before the Investor Meeting. The Investor Meeting is not part of the General Meeting.

It is possible to participate in the Investor Meeting physically or online. The physical Investor Meeting will be held at Miltton House at the address Sörnäisten rantatie 15, 00530 Helsinki, Finland. In order to participate in the Investor Meeting physically, the participation needs to be registered by 8 April 2022. The company reserves the right to limit the number of persons participating in the physical Investor Meeting if the coronavirus situation and the health and safety of the participants so requires. It is possible to follow the Investor Meeting virtually through the following address: www.worksup.com/kempower. The presentation materials will be available on the company’s website at https://investors.kempower.com/ at the latest on 13 April 2022.