Elektrobit Group Oyj - NOTICE TO CONVENE JOT AUTOMATION GROUP PLC'S EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
November 15, 2000
NOTICE TO CONVENE JOT AUTOMATION GROUP PLC'S EXTRAORDINARY MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS
JOT Automation Group Plc's shareholders are summoned to the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders to be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2000 at the Oulunsalo - house in Oulunsalo, Finland at 16:00.
The meeting shall decide on:
1. Clarification of dividend
The Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the company held on April 12, 2000 has decided to pay dividend EUR 0,013, i.e., FIM 0.07729449 per share. For clarification it is proposed to the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders to record that upon payment of the aforementioned dividend the amount of dividend has been rounded off to full penni in accordance with the practise of the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd. i.e., to FIM 0.08 per share. On the basis of the resolution passed the total amount of dividend paid has been FIM 13,649,376, i.e., EUR 2,295,660.25.
2. Increase of number of Board members and election of new members of the Board of Directors.
The Board of Directors of the company proposes to the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders that the number of the ordinary members of the Board of Directors be fixed to five instead of three members as fixed by the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the company held on 12 April, 2000, and two new members of the Board of Directors be elected.
In addition the Board of Directors of the company proposes that there will be no separate remuneration for Board members employed by the company and that for external members of the Board of Directors the remuneration will be EUR 1,700 per month starting from 1 December 2000. Travelling expenses due to the membership will be remunerated in accordance with the travelling policy of the company.
Right to participate
A shareholder has the right to attend the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders if he/she has been entered as a shareholder in the company's shareholder register maintained by the Finnish Central Securities Depository Ltd. not later than on November 24, 2000, or if he/she has the right to attend according to Chapter 3a, Article 4, Paragraph 2 of the Companies Act.
Notifying of participation
A shareholder wishing to participate in the Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders must notify the company no later than on November 27, 2000, 12:00, either by mail (address: JOT Automation Group Plc, Aila Toivonen, Automaatiotie 1, 90460 Oulunsalo, Finland) or by phone (+ 358 20 568 2550), by telefax (+358 20 568 2611) or by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). The notification of participation must arrive before the close of the registration period. Proxies or authorizations must be provided before the close of the registration period.
JOT Automation Group Plc specializes in manufacturing and marketing production automation for the electronics industry. The group has subsidiaries, partners and representatives in 14 countries. On September 30, 2000 the group employed 747 people and its net sales from January 1 to September 30, 2000 came to 115.7 million euros. The company's shares are listed on the Helsinki Exchanges.
Oulunsalo, November 15, 2000
JOT Automation Group Plc
The Board of Directors