Notice of Munksjö Oyj's Annual General Meeting

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-02-12 09:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 12 February 2015 at 9:00 a.m. CET

Notice of Munksjö Oyj's Annual General Meeting

Notice is given to the shareholders of Munksjö Oyj to the Annual General
Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 at 1:00 p.m. (EET) at the
Finlandia Hall, A-hall, Mannerheimintie 13 e, Helsinki, Finland (entrance M1
from Mannerheimintie and K1 from the Karamzininranta -street). The reception of
persons who have registered for the meeting and the distribution of voting
tickets will commence at 12:00 noon (EET). Registration for the meeting is
requested to be made no later than 12:45 p.m. (EET).

A. Matters on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting the following matters will be considered:

1. Opening of the meeting

2. Calling the meeting to order

3. Election of persons to scrutinize the minutes and to supervise the counting
of votes

4. Recording the legality of the meeting

5. Recording the attendance at the meeting and adoption of the list of votes

6. Presentation of the Financial Statements, the Report of the Board of
Directors and the Auditor's Report for the year 2014

- Review by the President & CEO

7. Adoption of the Financial Statements

8. Resolution on the use of the profit shown on the balance sheet and the
payment of dividend

There being no distributable retained earnings in the balance sheet of Munksjö
Oyj as per 31 December 2014, the Board of Directors proposes that no dividend
will be paid for the fiscal year 2014.

9. Resolution on the payment of funds as return of equity from the reserve for
invested non-restricted equity

The Board of Directors proposes that the Annual General Meeting would decide to
pay funds from the reserve for invested unrestricted equity as return of equity
based on the balance of 31 December 2014 adopted by the Annual General Meeting,
the amount of return being EUR 0.25 per share.

The return of equity shall be paid to a shareholder who on the record date of
the payment 17 April 2015 is registered in the shareholder register of the
company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. The Board further proposes that the
return of equity shall be paid to the shareholders on 24 April 2015.

10. Resolution on the discharge of the members of the Board of Directors and
the President & CEO from liability

11. Resolution on the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes that the annual remuneration of the Board of
Directors shall increase. The Chairman shall receive EUR 80,000 a year and the
ordinary members EUR 40,000 each.

The annual remuneration of the Board committees shall remain unchanged with the
exception of an increase in the remuneration of the Chairman of the Audit
Committee. The Chairman of the Audit Committee shall annually receive EUR
12,000 and the ordinary members EUR 6,000 each. The Chairman of the
Remuneration Committee shall annually receive EUR 6,000 and the ordinary
members EUR 3,000 each.

The chairman of the Nomination Board shall annually receive EUR 6,000 and the
ordinary members EUR 3,000 each.

Travel expenses are proposed to be reimbursed in accordance with the company's
travel policy.

12. Resolution on the number of members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes that the number of Board members be six.

13. Election of members of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Board proposes that Sebastian Bondestam, Fredrik Cappelen,
Alexander Ehrnrooth, Hannele Jakosuo-Jansson, Elisabet Salander Björklund and
Peter Seligson will be re-elected. The current member Caspar Callerström, who
has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014, has informed the
company that he is no longer available for re-election.

The Board members are elected for the period ending at the close of the next
Annual General Meeting. All the nominees are considered independent of the
company and of the significant shareholders of the company, except for Peter
Seligson, who at the date of this notice is not independent of the company's
significant shareholder AC Invest Five B.V. in the parent company of which,
Ahlström Capital Oy, he is a member of the board, and Alexander Ehrnrooth, who
is not independent of the company's significant shareholder Viknum AB in the
parent company of which, Virala Oy Ab, he is President and CEO and a member of
the board.

The nominees have given their consent to the election. The nominees have
indicated to the Nomination Board that if elected they will elect Peter
Seligson as the Chairman of the Board and Fredrik Cappelen as the Vice Chairman
of the Board. CVs of the proposed Board members are available at
www.munksjo.com.

14. Resolution on the remuneration of the Auditor

Upon the recommendation of the Audit Committee, the Board of Directors proposes
that the auditor's remuneration be paid according to invoicing accepted by the
company.

15. Election of Auditor

Upon the recommendation of the Audit Committee, the Board of Directors proposes
that KPMG Oy Ab be re-elected as the company's auditor. KPMG Oy Ab has
designated Authorized Public Accountant Sixten Nyman as the Responsible
Auditor.

16. Authorizations to repurchase and distribute the company's own shares as
well as to accept them as pledge

The Board of Directors proposes that the Annual General Meeting authorizes the
Board of Directors to resolve to repurchase and to distribute the company's own
shares as well as to accept them as pledge in one or more instalments on the
following conditions:

The number of shares to be repurchased or accepted as pledge by virtue of the
authorization shall not exceed 4,000,000 shares in the company, yet always
taking into account the limitations set forth in the Companies' Act as regards
the maximum number of shares owned by or pledged to the company or its
subsidiaries. The shares may be repurchased only through public trading at the
prevailing market price on the date of repurchase by using unrestricted
shareholders' equity.

The authorization includes the right for the Board of Directors to decide upon
all other terms and conditions for the repurchase of the company's own shares,
or their acceptance as pledge, including the right to decide on the repurchase
of the company's own shares otherwise than in proportion to the shareholders'
holdings in the company.

By virtue of the authorization, the Board of Directors has the right to resolve
to distribute a maximum of 4,000,000 own shares held by the company. The Board
of Directors will be authorized to decide to whom and in which order the own
shares will be distributed. The Board of Directors may decide on the
distribution of the company's own shares otherwise than in proportion to the
existing pre-emptive right of shareholders to purchase the company's own
shares. The shares may be used e.g. as consideration in acquisitions and in
other arrangements as well as to implement the company's share-based incentive
plans in the manner and to the extent decided by the Board of Directors. The
Board of Directors also has the right to decide on the distribution of the
shares in public trading for the purpose of financing possible acquisitions.
The authorization also includes the right for the Board of Directors to resolve
on the sale of the shares accepted as a pledge. The authorization includes the
right for the Board of Directors to resolve upon all other terms and conditions
for the distribution of the shares held by the company.

The authorizations for the Board of Directors to repurchase the company's own
shares, to distribute them as well as to accept them as pledge are valid for 18
months from the close of the Annual General Meeting but will, however, expire
at the close of the next Annual General Meeting, at the latest.

17. Closing of the meeting

B. Documents of the Annual General Meeting

The aforesaid proposals of the Board of Directors and the Nomination Board
relating to the agenda of the Annual General Meeting as well as this notice are
available on the company's website at www.munksjo.com/agm. The Annual Report of
Munksjö Oyj, including the Financial Statements, the Report of the Board of
Directors and the Auditor's Report, is available on the above-mentioned website
as from 24 March 2015, at the latest. The proposals of the Board of Directors
and the Nomination Board as well as the Financial Statements are also available
at the meeting. Copies of these documents and of this notice will be sent to
shareholders upon request. The minutes of the meeting will be available on the
above-mentioned website as from 29 April 2015.

C. Instructions for the participants in the Annual General Meeting

1. The right to participate and registration

Each shareholder, who is registered on 1 April 2015 in the shareholders'
register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Ltd., has the right to
participate in the Annual General Meeting. A shareholder, whose shares are
registered on his/her personal Finnish book-entry account, is registered in the
shareholders' register of the company.

A shareholder, who wishes to participate in the Annual General Meeting, shall
register for the meeting by giving prior notice of participation on 9 April
2015 at 4:00 p.m. EET at the latest.

Such notice can be given:

- on the company's website www.munksjo.com/agm

- by email to yhtiokokous@munksjo.com,

- by mail to Munksjö Oyj, AGM, Kasarmikatu 46-48, 00130 Helsinki, Finland, or

- by phone during office hours to +358 (0)10 234 5004

In connection with the registration, a shareholder shall state his/her name,
personal identification number, address, telephone number and the name of a
possible assistant or proxy representative and the personal identification
number of such proxy representative. The personal data given to Munksjö Oyj is
used only in connection with the Annual General Meeting and with the processing
of related registrations.

Pursuant to chapter 5, section 25 of the Company's Act, a shareholder who is
present at the Annual General Meeting has the right to request information with
respect to the matters to be considered at the meeting.

2. Proxy representative and powers of attorney

A shareholder may participate in the Annual General Meeting and exercise
his/her rights at the meeting also by way of proxy representation. A proxy
representative shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a reliable
manner demonstrate his/her right to represent the shareholder at the Annual
General Meeting. When a shareholder participates in the Annual General Meeting
by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder with
shares at different book-entry accounts, the shares by which each proxy
representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection
with the registration for the general meeting.

Possible proxy documents should be delivered to the address above before the
last date of registration. A template for a proxy is available at the company's
website mentioned above.

3. Holders of nominee registered shares

A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request necessary
instructions regarding the registration to be temporarily entered into the
shareholders' register, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the
Annual General Meeting from his/her custodian bank well in advance.

If a holder of nominee registered shares is entitled to be registered in the
shareholders' register on the record date 1 April 2015, the shareholder may in
accordance with the instructions from his/her custodian bank request to be
temporarily entered into the shareholders' register of the company in order to
participate in the Annual General Meeting, at the latest on 9 April 2015 at
10.00 a.m. EET. A holder of nominee registered shares is considered to have
registered for the Annual General Meeting if he/she has been temporarily
recorded in the shareholders' register as described above. Further information
on these matters can also be found on the company's website mentioned above.

4. Participation in the Annual General Meeting for shareholder whose shares are
registered in Euroclear Sweden AB

A shareholder, whose shares are registered on the record date of the Annual
General Meeting, 1 April 2015 in the register of the company's shareholders
maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB, shall, to fulfill the requirements to attend
the Annual General Meeting note the following:

(i) the shareholder has to be entered in the register of the company's
shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Wednesday 1 April 2015, and

(ii) the shareholder must contact Euroclear Sweden AB and request temporary
registration in the shareholders' register held by Euroclear Finland Ltd. Such
request shall be submitted to Euroclear Sweden AB on a designated form
available on the company's webpage www.munksjo.com/agm. The request must be
received by Euroclear Sweden AB on 1 April 2015, at the latest.

A shareholder whose shares are nominee registered in the register of the
company's shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB, shall, in order to
fulfill the requirement (i) above temporarily register his/hers shares under
his/her name in the register. A shareholder who wishes such temporary
registration must contact his/her custodian bank well in advance before 1 April
2015 and ask the custodian bank to temporarily register the shareholder in the
register of the company's shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB.

5. Other instructions and information

On the date of this notice to the Annual General Meeting, 12 February 2015,
the total number of shares in Munksjö Oyj amounts to 51 061 581 and said shares
have 51 061 581 votes in total.

After the meeting coffee will be served.

Helsinki, 12 February 2015

MUNKSJÖ OYJ

The Board of Directors

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