Information for shareholders

Shareholder calendar 2018

  • Record date for the AGM 12 March
  • Registration period 16 February–16 March 3.00 pm EET
  • Annual General Meeting 22 March
  • Ex-dividend date 23 March
  • Record date for dividend payment 26 March
  • Payment of the dividend as from 9 April
  • Interim report 1/2018 26 April
  • Interim report 2/2018 20 July
  • Interim report 3/2018 24 October

Annual general meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Tieto Corporation will be held on Thursday 22 March 2018 at 4.00 pm (Finnish time) at the Tieto headquarters, address Keilalahdentie 2-4, Espoo, Finland.

Documents of the AGM

The documents of the AGM are available on the company’s website at www.tieto.com/agm.

The right to participate and registration

Shareholders registered in the shareholders’ register

Each shareholder registered on 12 March 2018 in the shareholders' register of the company, has the right to participate in the AGM. A shareholder, whose shares are registered on his/her Finnish book-entry account, is registered in the shareholders' register of the company.

A shareholder, who wishes to participate in the AGM, may register for the meeting by giving a prior notice of participation no later than 16 March 2018 by 3.00 pm (EET) either:

  • through Tieto’s website at www.tieto.com/agm
  • by e-mail agm(at)tieto.com
  • by phone +358 20 727 1740 (Mon–Fri 9.00 am–3.00 pm (EET) or
  • by mail to Tieto, Legal/AGM, P.O. Box 2, FI-02101 Espoo, Finland

Possible proxy documents should be delivered in originals to Tieto, Legal/AGM, P.O. Box 2, FI-02101 Espoo, Finland before 16 March 2018.

Holders of nominee registered shares

A holder of nominee registered shares has the right to participate in the general meeting by virtue of such shares, based on which he/she on the record date of the general meeting, i.e. on 12 March 2018, would be entitled to be registered in the shareholders’ register of the company held by Euroclear Finland Oy.

The right to participate in the general meeting requires, in addition, that the shareholder on the basis of such shares has been registered into the temporary shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy at the latest by 19 March 2018 by 10 am (EET). As regards nominee registered shares this constitutes due registration for the general meeting.

A holder of nominee registered shares is advised to request without delay necessary instructions regarding the registration in the temporary shareholder’s register of the company, the issuing of proxy documents and registration for the general meeting from his/her custodian bank.

The account management organization of the custodian bank will register a holder of nominee registered shares, who wants to participate in the Annual General Meeting, into the temporary shareholders' register of the company at the latest by 19 March 2018 by 10 am (EET).

Shares registered in Euroclear Sweden AB

A shareholder with shares registered in Euroclear Sweden AB’s Securities System who wishes to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting must:

  1. be registered in the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB not later than on 2 March 2018.

    Shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must, in order to be eligible to request a temporary registration in the shareholders’ register of Tieto Oyj maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy, request that their shares are re-registered in their own names in the register of shareholders maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB, and procure that the nominee sends the above mentioned request for temporary registration to Euroclear Sweden AB on their behalf. Such reregistration must be made as of 12 March 2018 and the nominee should therefore be notified well in advance.
     
  2. request temporary registration in the shareholders’ register of Tieto Corporation maintained by Euroclear Finland Oy. Such request shall be submitted in writing to Euroclear Sweden AB no later than on 13 March 2018 at 15.00 Swedish time.

This temporary registration made through written request to Euroclear Sweden AB is considered a notice of attendance at the general meeting.

Proxy representative and power of attorney

A shareholder may participate in the Annual General Meeting and exercise his/her rights at the meeting by way of proxy representation. A proxy representative shall produce a dated proxy document or otherwise in a reliable manner demonstrate his/her right to represent the shareholder at the Annual General Meeting. When a shareholder participates in the Annual General Meeting by means of several proxy representatives representing the shareholder with shares at different securities accounts, the shares by which each proxy representative represents the shareholder shall be identified in connection with the registration for the Annual General Meeting.

Further information on attending the AGM at www.tieto.com/agm.

Dividend payment

The Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting that a dividend of EUR 1.20 per share and an additional dividend of EUR 0.20 be paid from the distributable assets for the financial year that ended on 31 December 2017. The dividend shall be paid to shareholders who on the record date for the dividend payment on 26 March 2018 are recorded in the shareholders’ register held by Euroclear Finland Oy or the register of Euroclear Sweden AB. The dividend shall be paid as from 9 April 2018.

Further information on the AGM at www.tieto.com/agm