the following address: email@example.com in due time so
that they are received by the Company no later than the third business day
before the Annual General Meeting, i.e., by July 2, 2021. This ensures an
efficient meeting in the interests of all the participants in the Annual General
Meeting, especially for questions that will require lengthy preparation time.
This will enable the Management Board to prepare as carefully as possible and to
quickly respond to your questions.
Please use the Question Form which is available on the Company's Internet
website at www.voestalpine.com, » Investors » Annual General Meeting. If this
Question Form is not used, the person must be identified in the relevant e-mail
(name/company name, date of birth/registration number of the shareholder). To
enable the Company to determine identity and correspondence with the custody
account confirmation, we ask you to also state your custody account number in
the e-mail in this case.
Please note that the Chairman can establish reasonable time limits during the
Annual General Meeting.
The document containing Information on Participation has more detailed
information and describes the methods of exercising the shareholder's right to
information under Sec. 118 AktG.
4. Motions by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with Sec.
Any shareholder - regardless of his particular level of share ownership - is
entitled to make motions on any item of the agenda at the virtual Annual General
Meeting through his special proxy holder in accordance with the COVID-19-GesG
and the COVID-19-GesV.
In the course of the virtual Annual General Meeting, the Chairman will establish
the time limit until which instructions to make motions can be sent to the
special proxy holder.
The prerequisite for this is proof of entitlement to participate in the meeting
in accordance with Section IV of this Invitation and the granting of an
appropriate proxy to the special proxy holder in accordance with Section V of
The document containing Information on Participation has additional information
and describes the methods of exercising the shareholder's right to make motions
in accordance with Sec. 119 AktG.
5. Information on data processing for shareholders
voestalpine AG takes data protection very seriously.
Additional information can be found in our General Data Protection Declaration
for Participants in the Annual General Meeting of voestalpine AG on July 7, 2021
at www.voestalpine.com, » Investors » Annual General Meeting.
VII. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND NOTICES
Total number of shares and voting rights
At the time of this invitation to the virtual Annual General Meeting, the
Company's share capital was EUR 324,391,840.99 divided into 178,549,163 no-par-
value bearer shares. Every share is entitled to one vote at the virtual Annual
General Meeting. At the time of this invitation to the Annual General Meeting,
the Company held 28,547 own shares. The Company is not entitled to any rights
with respect to these shares, including voting rights. There is only one class
of shares. 8,975 shares were cancelled in accordance with Sec. 67 para. 2 in
conjunction with Sec. 262 para. 29 AktG, of which, at the time of the invitation
to the Annual General Meeting 1,752 shares have still not been surrendered and
were credited to a securities account. Therefore, the total number of shares
with voting rights at the time of this invitation to the Annual General Meeting
was 178,518,864 voting rights.
No physical presence
We again expressly note that neither shareholders nor guests will be admitted to
the upcoming Annual General Meeting which will be conducted as a virtual Annual
General Meeting in accordance with the COVID-19-GesV.
Linz, June 2021
The Management Board
Further inquiry note:
Head of Investor Relations
end of announcement euro adhoc
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
June 09, 2021 06:18 ET (10:18 GMT)