The draft minutes of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on March 30, 2017 are now available. Should you have any comments or questions about these draft minutes please contact the company secretary, Jelle Miedema at or by telephone at +31 (0)20 569 56 00, ultimately before September 30, 2017. 

Title date
Draft minutes AGM 30 March 2017 4/7/2017 
Concept AvA notulen 30 maart 2017_Nederlands 27/6/2017
Voting results 30/3/2017
Agenda AGM 2017 English 14/2/2017
Agenda AVA 2017 Dutch  14/2/2017 
Agenda AGM additional explanatory note to agenda item 5a. 26/2/2017 
AVA 2017 aanvullende toelichting agendapunt 5a 2/3/2017 
Notice AGM 2017 English  14/2/2017
Oproep AVA 2017 Dutch  14/2/2017 
Voting Instruction form AGM 2017 28/2/2017
Steminstructieformulier AVA 2017 28/2/2017 
AGM minutes_31 March 2016_English 29/6/2016
AvA notulen 31 maart 2016_Nederlands 29/6/2016
AGM voting results 31/3/2016
AGM voting results
Remuneration report extended version 2016

As per 2 March 2017, the registration date for the AGM, the number of outstanding shares with corresponding votes at the AGM is as follows: 


Type of share number of outstanding no. of voting rights during AGM
Ordinary shares 183,243,686 183,243,686
Preference shares B   25,200,000    3,600,000
Preference shares C1   14,566,133    1,000,000
Preference shares C2   35,564,219    4,600,000
Total    258,574,038     192,443,686 

Important matters that require the approval of the (Annual) General Meeting of Shareholders are:

  • adoption of the annual accounts
  • adoption of profit appropriation additions to reserves
  • dividends
  • remuneration policy
  • discharge from liability of the executive board for the management
  • discharge from liability of the supervisory board for the supervision of the management
  • appointment of the external auditor
  • appointment, suspension and dismissal of the members of the executive board and the supervisory board. Their appointment is based on non-binding recommendations from the supervisory board
  • remuneration of the supervisory board
  • authorization to purchase, issue or sell shares in the Group’s capital
  • adoption of amendments to the Articles of Association

Further details about the proposals which the executive board or the supervisory board can submit to the meeting and the procedure according to which shareholders themselves can submit matters for consideration by the meeting, are specified in the company’s Articles of Association. If such matter would result in a change of the company’s strategy, the executive board shall be given the opportunity to stipulate a reasonable period in which to deliberate, consult and respond.

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