Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Sanoma Corporation was held on Thursday, 22 March 2018 at 14:00 Finnish time (CET+1) at the at Marina Congress Center (Katajanokanlaituri 6, 00160 Helsinki, Finland).

Resolutions of Sanoma’s Annual General Meeting 2018
CEO’s and CFO’s presentations (pdf)
CEO presentation (English) – video link
CFO presentation (Finnish) – video link
Speech from the Chairman of the Board (Finnish) – video link

Minutes and appendices of the Annual General Meeting 2018

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting 2018
Appendix 1: Notice to the AGM of Sanoma Corporation 2018
Appendix 6: Financial Statements and Board of Directors’ Report 2017
Appendix 7: Auditor’s Report 2017
Appendix 8: Proposal for the distribution of profit
Appendices 9 and 10: Proposal for the remuneration and election of the Auditor
Appendix 11: Proposal for authorisation to repurchase the Company’s own shares

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The General Meeting

The General Meeting is Sanoma’s highest decision-making body, convening at least once a year in accordance with the Sanoma Articles of Association.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held by the end of June each year and it handles the matters that fall under its authority according to the Finnish Companies Act as well as any matters proposed to a General Meeting. Extraordinary General Meetings are convened to handle specific matters proposed to a General Meeting.

According to the Finnish Companies Act, e.g. the following matters are subject to the decision-making power of a General Meeting:

  • amendments to the Articles of Association;
  • increases or decreases in share capital;
  • issues of shares or other rights entitling to shares;
  • acquisition of own shares;
  • decisions on the number, election and remuneration of Directors;
  • adoption of the financial statements;
  • distribution of profits / allocation of losses.

Sanoma Corporation’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2019 is planned to be held on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 in Helsinki. The Board of Directors will summon the AGM at a later date. A shareholder may request that a matter falling under the authority of the General Meeting of Shareholders shall be placed on the agenda of the AGM. To this effect, a written request should be sent to the Board of Directors (by email to or by mail to Group Legal Affairs, Sanoma Corporation, POB 60, 00089 Sanoma) on Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at the latest.

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