Netia convenes extraordinary shareholders’ meeting (4/2009)
WARSAW, Poland – January 9, 2009 – Netia SA (“Company” or “Netia”) (WSE: NET), Poland’s largest alternative provider of fixed-line telecommunications services, today announced that the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Shareholders of the Company is convened for February 11, 2009 (Wednesday) at 12.30 hours CET in Warsaw at Taśmowa 7A St. (the “Meeting”).
For this reason the Company hereby presents:
I. The proposed agenda for the Meeting:
- Opening the Meeting.
- Election of the Chairman of the Meeting.
- Statement that the Meeting has been properly convened and is able to adopt resolutions.
- Presentation of the key elements of the plan of merging the Company with its wholly-owned subsidiary Tele2 Polska sp. z o.o.
- Adoption of a resolution concerning the Company’s merger with Tele2 Polska sp. z o.o.
- Closing the Meeting.
II. Additional information regarding registration of the Shareholders participating in the Meeting on February 11, 2009:
Shareholders who are owners of bearer and registered shares admitted to public trading shall have the right to participate in the Meeting, provided that at least by February 3, 2009, 17.00 CET, i.e. one week prior to the Meeting, they deliver to the Company office in Warsaw at Taśmowa 7A St. depository certificated issued by the brokerage house keeping such Shareholder’s securities account (or by Centralny Dom Maklerski PEKAO SA).
Shareholders who own non-publicly traded bearer shares shall have the right to participate in the Meeting provided that their shares are deposited with the Company in the Company’s office in Warsaw at Taśmowa 7A St. at least by February 3, 2009, 17.00 CET, i.e. one week prior to the Meeting.
Shareholders may participate in the Meeting and exercise their voting right personally or by proxy. The proxy shall be in writing on pain of being invalid.
The list of Shareholders authorized to participate in the Meeting shall be displayed at the Company’s office in Warsaw at Taśmowa 7A St. from February 6, 2009, i.e. three working days prior to the Meeting.
Simultaneously we point out the rule IV.3 of the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies which provide that any shareholder who motions for the inclusion of an issue on the agenda of the General Meeting, including a motion to take an issue off the agenda, should provide ground enabling an informed decision on the resolution.