Vastned announces agenda for virtual AGM
Amsterdam, 4 March 2021 – Today, Vastned announces the convening notice and agenda for the virtual Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (Virtual AGM) to be held on 15 April 2021 for the 2020 financial year, including the 2020 annual report.
Vastned's Virtual AGM will take place on Thursday 15 April 2021 from 10 am. Shareholders who are entitled to vote may register for the meeting until 5 pm on Monday 12 April 2021.
In view of the situation and the government measures in relation to COVID-19 it will not be possible for shareholders to attend this meeting in person. It will be broadcast live in a video webcast. Shareholders will be able to participate in real time and ask questions during the meeting using a chat function. In addition to the option of asking questions in real time during the meeting, shareholders are given the opportunity to submit written questions on the agenda items in advance of the meeting by email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 11 am (CET) on Tuesday 13 April 2021. Shareholders who have timely submitted written questions in advance in the way described above may ask additional questions during the meeting (by using the live chat function during the meeting). The questions will be dealt with as much as possible during the Virtual AGM, otherwise in writing afterwards.
During the Virtual AGM shareholders will be able to vote electronically and in real time. Alternatively, shareholders may issue a voting proxy in advance of the meeting containing a voting instruction.
The full agenda including notes can be found on www.vastned.com/agm and the 2020 annual report can be downloaded from www.vastned.com/annual_report.
The agenda of the Virtual AGM on 15 April 2021 includes proposals to adopt the financial statements for the 2020 financial year, to declare the dividend for the 2020 financial year, to adopt a (new) remuneration policy for the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board, the discharge of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board in respect of the financial year 2020, the reappointment of Reinier Walta as (sole) director of Vastned Retail N.V. ('Managing Director'), the appointment of Désirée Theyse to the Supervisory Board and the proposal to use English as the official language of the annual report as from the 2021 annual report.
From 1 April 2021, English will be the official language in Vastned's press releases. If the Annual General Meeting agrees, the annual report will also be in English only as of the 2021 financial year.
The Annual General Meeting will continue to be held in Dutch. The external communication regarding the Annual General Meeting will be in both Dutch and English.
Vastned is a European publicly listed property company (Euronext Amsterdam: VASTN) focusing on the best property in the popular shopping areas of selected European cities with a historic city centre where shopping, living, working and leisure meet. Vastned's property clusters have a strong tenant mix of international and national retailers, food & beverage entrepreneurs, residential tenants, and office tenants. The property portfolio had a size of approximately € 1.5 billion as at year-end 2020.