Nyrstar NV: Revised agenda for the 2020 Ordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting to be held on June 29, 2021 and opportunity to attend physically
14 June 2021 at 07:00 CEST
Nyrstar NV (the “Company”) published today a revised agenda for the 2020 Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting to be held on June 29, 2021 at 11:00 am CEST, the invitation to which was published on May 28, 2021. The Company published the revised agenda following a request to pursuant to Article 7:130 of the Companies and Associations Code by shareholders who jointly own 6.64% of the outstanding shares of the Company, to add two additional agenda items to the agenda. The Company has complied with this request to the fullest extent possible by law and in accordance with the provisions set forth in the revised solicitation and the revised explanatory notes.
The Company refers to the revised note of the Board of Directors of the Company which provides further information on the proposed agenda items as well as the revised agenda.
The full revised invitation, including the revised agenda, proposed resolutions and explanatory notes, can be consulted on Nyrstar NV’s website: https://www.nyrstar.be/nl/investors/share-and-bondholder-information/shareholder-meetings. Pursuant to Article 7:130 of the Companies and Associations Code, the Company has made available amended forms for voting by correspondence and voting by proxy, as well as a revised attendance form. Proxies and votes by mail that reach the Company prior to the publication of the revised agenda will continue to apply to the agenda items to which the proxies and votes by mail apply, subject, however, to applicable law and the further clarifications set out in the proxy forms and the form of voting by mail.
In addition, the Company informs its shareholders that, in accordance with the opportunity announced in the invitation published today and on May 28, 2021, in light of the recent changes to the applicable government measures and rules taken to combat and contain the Covid 19 pandemic, the Board of Directors has decided that in addition to being able to use the Lumi AGM platform to digitally participate in the meeting remotely and vote during the meeting on the agenda items as set out in the (revised) invitation, in addition to being able to use the Lumi AGM platform before the general meeting, will be offered the opportunity to physically participate in the 2020 ordinary shareholders’ meeting, subject to strict compliance with the applicable Covid-19 hygiene measures (including showing no symptoms, wearing a mouth mask, a distance of 1.5 meters loving each other and disinfecting hands, as well as other appropriate materials arrangements), at Brussels Expo, Room 1122, Belgiëplein 1, 1020 Brussels.
Shareholders who wish to participate in the general meeting must, when notifying the Company that they wish to participate in the meeting in accordance with the modalities set out in the (revised) invitation, indicate whether they will participate digitally or physically. The Company adds that, in light of current government measures and regulations regarding travel in Belgium, the United Kingdom and Jersey, the directors will not be able to physically attend the general meeting, but will participate digitally and respond to questions. Despite the option for shareholders to participate physically in accordance with the above provisions, in light of the current state of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Company strongly recommends that shareholders participate in the meeting digitally. As stated in the (revised) invitation, shareholders who participate digitally will also have the opportunity to ask questions both before the meeting and via chat box during the meeting in the same way as during the meeting held on June 30, 2020 last year. held.
Depending on the evolution of current government measures and rules to combat and contain the Covid-19 pandemic in the coming weeks, the Company may communicate further about the participation in and the organization of the shareholders’ meeting on the Company’s website.
Over Nyrstar NV
The Company was incorporated in Belgium and, upon completion of the recapitalisation/restructuring, has a 2% stake in the Nyrstar Group. The Company is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. More information can be found on the Nyrstar NV website: www.nyrstar.be.
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