Today, at the Annual General Meeting, shareholders approved the proposed cash dividend of GBP 0.496 (equivalent to SEK 6.22 on 10 May 2019 exchange rates and payable in SEK). In order to facilitate a more efficient cash management, the dividend will be paid in two equal instalments. The record date for the first instalment will be 16 May 2019 and distributed by Euroclear Sweden AB on 21 May 2019 with an ex-dividend date of 15 May 2019, and for the second instalment the record date will be 18 November 2019 and distributed by Euroclear Sweden AB on 21 November 2019 with an ex-dividend date of 15 November 2019. For accounting purposes, the rate of exchange to be used shall be the SEK-GBP rate prevalent on 16 May 2019 and 18 November 2019 respectively.
Helene Barnekow, Peter Boggs, Gunnel Duveblad, Stefan Lundborg and Anders Ström were re-elected as Directors of the Company. Erik Forsberg and Carl-Magnus Månsson were elected as new directors of the Company.
In addition, at the Annual General Meeting, the resolution to pay a total fee of GBP 764,000 to Directors elected at the AGM, who are not employed by the Company, was also approved by Shareholders.
The Annual General Meeting also resolved that, until the general meeting of the shareholders decides otherwise, the Nomination Committee shall consist of not less than four and not more than five members, of which one shall be the Chairman of the Board of Directors. The members should be appointed in accordance with the proposal presented at the AGM. The names of the members of the Nomination Committee shall be announced not later than the date of the publication of the Company's interim report for the third quarter of 2019.
The meeting also approved the changes to Memorandum and Articles of Association and authorised the directors to repurchase shares in accordance with the Notice.
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Kindred Group plc
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About Kindred Group
Kindred Group is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm Large Cap, and is one of Europe’s largest online gambling operators. Kindred Group is home to 11 brands, which serve over 26 million customers worldwide. Kindred Group is a founding member of the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) and founding member of ESSA (sports betting integrity). Kindred Group is audited and certified by eCOGRA for compliance with the 2014 EU Recommendation on Consumer Protection and Responsible Gambling (2014/478/EU). Read more on www.kindredgroup.com.