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SHARES AND SHAREHOLDINGS

Ownership Structure

 

The table below sets out the current ownership structure of Cognosec AB as per May, 2018.

 

Dividend Policy

 

In the short-term, no dividends to shareholders shall be payable as the Company’s development and expansion ambitions will be given priority.

The Company’s dividend policy moving forward is that the Board will determine whether any dividends shall be payable based upon the Company’s performance and distributable profits after each set of full year audited accounts. This decision will take into account capital requirements to invest for growth, including organic expansion, merger and acquisition activities, and market outlook. All Shares carry equal rights to dividends as well as to the Company’s assets and potential surplus in the event of liquidation.

Resolutions regarding dividends are passed by general meetings. All shareholders registered as shareholders in the share register maintained by Euroclear Sweden on the record date adopted by the general meeting are entitled to receive dividends. Dividends are normally distributed to shareholders as a cash payment per share through Euroclear Sweden, but may also be paid out in a manner other than cash (in-kind dividend). If shareholders cannot be reached through Euroclear Sweden, such shareholder still retains its claim on the Company to the dividend amount, subject to a statutory limitation of ten years. Upon the expiry of the limitation period, the dividend amount shall pass to the Company.

There are no restrictions on the right to dividends for shareholders domiciled outside Sweden. Payments to shareholders not resident in Sweden for tax purposes are normally subject to Swedish withholding tax.

 


Shareholdings:
750,000, shares currently held by Kobus Paulsen in trust for and on behalf of David Blunkett.

The Company’s Articles of Association states that share capital shall amount to minimum SEK 500,000 and maximum of SEK 2,000,000 with a minimum of 200,000,000 and maximum of 800,000,000 shares. On the day of the publishing of the Company Description, the Company´s registered share capital amounts to SEK 646,633.75, and 258,653,500 issues shares, with a quota value of SEK 0.0025.

 

[1] A new issue was resolved upon by the Board of Directors on 22 April 2016 according to which 9,579,000 new shares were issued for a value of EUR 4,789,500. The new share issue has been filed with the Swedish Companies Registration and is, at the date of this Company Description, currently subject to registration process. Thus, at the date of this Company Description, the new share issue has not yet been registered.
No other changes to the share capital have been made in 2016.

Cognosec AB’s registered functional and reporting currency is Euro since an EGM decision in December 2015. The Companys registered share capital is denominated in Swedish Crowns (SEK) until 2 January 2017.  On January 2, 2017, the Companys share capital will be recalculated to Euro following principles applied by Bolagsverket in Sweden.

Cognosec AB’s income statement for 12 months ending on 31 December 2015 has used the average SEK/Euro as the periods exchange rate. For the Companys balance sheet, the closing exchange rate on 31 December 2015 has been used.

For further details regarding the IPO offer refer to the prospectus document in the Financial reports section of this web site.

At the annual general meeting of the Company on 31 May 2017, the Board of Directors was authorised to issue, at one or more occasions, with or without deviation from shareholders preferential rights, up to 50,000,000 new shares, convertible bonds and / or warrants.


For further details regarding the IPO offer refer to the prospectus document in the Financial reports section of this web site.

The Annual General meeting held on the 31 May 2017 approved the board of directors to issue up to 50 000 000 new shares with or without deviation from current shareholders’ preferential rights. The boards mandate to issue these shares is valid until the next annual general meeting in 2018.