20 January 2017, 12:16 CET
Summary of the Extraordinary General Meeting 2017 in Axactor AB (publ) conducted today
The Extraordinary General Meeting in Axactor AB (publ) ("Axactor" or the "Company") was held in Stockholm today (the "EGM").
On the agenda was election of new Board of Directors and a new Nomination Committee.
The EGM elected, in accordance with the amended proposal from requesting shareholders, as announced on 10.01.17, the following persons as new Board of Directors:
- Bjørn Erik Næss (Chairman of the Board from 01.03.17)
- Dag Strømme (acting Chairman until 01.03.17)
- Merete Haugli
- Brita Eilertsen
- Beate Skjerven Nygårdshaug
- Terje Mjøs
- Michael Hylander (deputy board member)
Due to Bjørn Erik Næss' current employment with DNB ASA up to 1 March 2017, Mr. Næss will be participating in board meetings as of 1 March 2017.
The EGM elected the following persons as new Nomination Committee:
- Jarle Sjo, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
- Magnus Tvenge
- Cathrine Lofterød Fegth
The two first mentioned members of Nomination Committee are pursuant to the proposal in the notice of EGM dated 23.01.17 and Cathrine Lofterød Fegth replaces the third proposed member.
All resolutions were unanimously resolved by the EGM.
At the EGM a total of 395 702 319 shares were present directly or through proxies, corresponding to 32.26 % of the Company's 1 226 488 769 outstanding ordinary shares at the record date.
For further information:
Endre Rangnes, CEO, +47 4822 1111
Geir Johansen, CFO & Investor Relations, +47 47710451
Axactor is a debt collection & debt purchase company, with presence in Spain, Italy, Germany and Norway. The company has a Nordic base and a pan-European growth strategy, which targets the market for non-performing loans in Europe. This market is estimated to about 1 500 billion euros, and Axactor's main focus is debt collection and purchase of NPL portfolios.
Axactor is investing in new technology and standardized systems, in order to deliver debt collection services that exceed the expectations of its customers. Axactor was established in 2015 and has approximately 900 employees.