Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of Wärtsilä Corporation will take place on Thursday, 2 March 2017, beginning at 3 p.m., in the Congress Wing of the Helsinki Fair Center, address: Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki, Finland.
Right to attend
Shareholders registered no later than 20 February 2017 in the Company's list of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd have the right to attend the Annual General Meeting.
Notification of attendees
Shareholders wishing to attend the Annual General Meeting are required to inform the Company thereof no later than 4 p.m. on 27 February 2017 either by e-mail, on the Company’s website www.wartsila.com/agm register, by telephone, by fax or by regular mail.
P.O. Box 196
Telephone: +358 10 709 5282
Between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. (noon) on weekdays
Fax: +358 10 709 5701
Letters, e-mails, and faxes informing of participation must reach the Company before the notification period expires at 4 p.m. on 27 February 2017. Letters authorising a proxy to exercise a shareholder's voting right at the Annual General Meeting should also reach the Company before the notification period expires.
Payment of dividend
The Board of Directors proposes that a dividend of 1.30 euro per share be paid for the financial year 2016. The dividend will be paid in two instalments. The first instalment of 0.65 euro per share will be paid to shareholders who are registered in the list of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the record date, which is 6 March 2017. The proposed dividend payment date for this instalment is 13 March 2017. The second instalment of 0.65 euro per share will be paid in September 2017. The second instalment will be paid to shareholders who are registered in the list of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Finland Ltd on the dividend record date, which, together with the payment date, shall be decided by the Board of Directors in its meeting scheduled for 12 September 2017 in accordance with the rules of the Finnish book-entry system. The dividend record date for the second instalment as per the current rules of the Finnish book-entry system would be 14 September 2017 and the dividend payment date 21 September 2017, unless the renewal of the securities processing infrastructure by Euroclear Finland Ltd brings the dividend payment date a few days earlier.
Stock exchange releases
Wärtsilä's stock exchange releases are available in English, Finnish, and Swedish on Wärtsilä's website.