Published: 2021-03-18 16:52:20 CET
INVL Baltic Farmland
General meeting of shareholders

Convocation of the General Ordinary Shareholders Meeting of INVL Baltic Farmland and draft resolutions on agenda issue

INVL Baltic Farmland, AB, legal entity code 303299781, the registered address Gyneju str. 14 Vilnius, Lithuania (hereinafter – “the Company”), by the initiative and decision of the Board of INVL Baltic Farmland, AB on 9 April 2021 the General Ordinary Shareholders Meeting (hereinafter- “the Meeting”) is convened.

Taking into account the probability that the quarantine announced in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania by Government Resolution No. 1226 of 4 November 2020 may be extended to the Meeting Day, the management of the Company strongly urges the Company's shareholders to vote on the agenda items in writing, by filling voting ballot. More information on shareholders' rights and obligations is provided below in this announcement.

The place of the Meeting: the office of INVL Baltic Farmland, AB, the address Gyneju str. 14, Vilnius.

The Meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. (registration starts at 8.30 a.m.).

The Meeting’s accounting day 2 April 2021 (the persons who are shareholders of the Company at the end of accounting day of the Meeting or authorized persons by them, or the persons with whom shareholders concluded the agreements on the disposal of voting right, shall have the right to attend and vote at the Meeting).

The total number of shares of the Company amounts to 3 291 459 units. Given that the Company has acquired its own shares, the total number of votes for the quorum of the Meeting amounts to 3 228 510 units of shares.

Agenda of the Meeting:

  1. Presentation of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland consolidated annual report for 2020.
  2. Presentation of the independent auditor's report on the financial statements and consolidated annual report of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland.
  3. Regarding the assent to the remuneration report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland, as a part of the consolidated annual report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland for the year 2020.
  4. Approval of the consolidated and stand-alone financial statements for 2020 of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland.
  5. Regarding profit distribution of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland.
  6. Regarding the purchase of own shares of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland.
  7. Regarding the election of the Audit Committee members.
  8. Presentation of the Audit Committee activity report of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland.

Draft resolutions of the Meeting:

1. Presentation of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland consolidated annual report for 2020.

1.1. Shareholders of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland are presented with the consolidated annual report of INVL Baltic Farmland for 2020 (there is no voting on this issue of agenda).

2. Presentation of the independent auditor's report on the financial statements and consolidated annual report of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland

2.1. Shareholders of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland are presented with the independent auditor's report on the financial statements and consolidated annual report of INVL Baltic Farmland (there is no voting on this issue of agenda).

3. Regarding the assent to the remuneration report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland, as a part of the consolidated annual report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland for the year 2020.

3.1. To assent to the remuneration report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland, as a part of the consolidated annual report of public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland for the year 2020 (attached).

4. Approval of the consolidated and stand-alone financial statements for 2020 of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland

4.1. To approve the consolidated and stand-alone financial statements for 2020 of the public joint-stock company  INVL Baltic Farmland.

5. Regarding profit distribution of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland

5.1. To distribute profit of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland as follows:

Article (thousand EUR)
Retained earnings (loss) at the begining of the financial year of the reporting period 7,770
Net profit (loss) for the financial year 895
Profit (loss) not recognized in the income statement of the reporting financial year  
Shareholders contributions to cover loss  
Distributable profit (loss) at the end of the financial year of the reporting period 8,665
Transfers from reserves  
Distributable profit (loss) in total 8,665
Profit distribution: -484
- Profit transfers to the legal reserves  
-Profit transfers to the reserves for own shares acquisition  
- Profit transfers to other reserves  
- Profit to be paid as dividends* -484
- Profit to be paid as annual payments (bonus) and for other purposes  
Retained earnings (loss) at the end of the financial year 8,181

*EUR 0.15 is paid per share.

6. Regarding the purchase of own shares of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland

6.1. Until the day of the General Shareholders Meeting the reserve for the purchase of own shares which is equal to EUR 3,079,669 is not used.

6.2. To use the reserve (or the part of it) for the purchase of own shares and to purchase shares in the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland by the rules mentioned below:

(i) The goal for the purchase of own shares - to ensure for shareholders a possibility to sell company's shares.

(ii) The maximum number of shares to be acquired - the nominal value of own shares by the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland, which may not exceed 1/10 of share.

(iii) The period during which the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland may purchase its own shares 18 months from the day of this resolution.

(iv) The maximum and minimal one share acquisition price:  the maximum one share acquisition price- EUR 5.00, the minimal one share acquisition price - EUR 3.00.

(v) The conditions of the selling of the purchased shares and minimal purchase price: the acquired own shares may be annulled by the decision of the General Shareholders Meeting or sold by the decision of the Board on condition the minimum price of sale of own shares shall be equal to the price at which they were acquired and the procedure of selling the shares shall ensure equal opportunities for all shareholders to acquire the said shares.

6.3. The Board of INVL Baltic Farmland is delegated on the basis of this resolution and the Law on Companies of the Republic of Lithuania to organise purchase and sale of own shares, to organise purchase and selling procedure of own shares, and to determine order and timing for purchase and sale of own shares as well as the amount of shares and shares’ price, and to complete all other actions related with purchase and sale procedure of own shares.

From the date of this resolution, the resolution of the General Shareholders Meeting on 23 March 2020 on the acquisition of own shares expires.

7. Regarding the election of the Audit Committee members

7.1. Given that in 2021, the term of office of the members of the Audit Committee of INVL Baltic Farmland AB expires, to elect Dangutė Pranckėnienė (independent member) and Tomas Bubinas (independent member) to the Audit Committee of INVL Baltic Farmland, AB for new 4 (four) years term of office.

8. Presentation of the Audit Committee activity report of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland

8.1. According to the Regulations of the Audit Committee of INVL Baltic Farmland (approved during the General Shareholders Meeting of the Company that was held on 22 March 2017), shareholders of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland are presented with the Audit Committee activity report of the public joint-stock company INVL Baltic Farmland (attached) (there is no voting on this issue of agenda).

The documents related to the agenda, draft resolutions on every item of agenda, documents what have to be submitted to the General Shareholders Meeting and other information related to realization of shareholders rights are published on the Company’s website www.invlbalticfarmland.com section For investors, also available at the premises of INVL Baltic Farmland, located at Gyneju str. 14, Vilnius (hereinafter – “the Premises of the Company”) during working hours. Phone for information +370 5 279 0601.

The shareholders are entitled:

  

  1. to propose to supplement the agenda of the Meeting submitting draft resolution on every additional item of agenda or, than there is no need to make a decision - explanation of the shareholder (this right is granted to shareholders who hold shares carrying at least 1/20 of all the votes). Proposal to supplement the agenda is submitted in writing sending the proposal by registered mail to the Company at Gyneju str. 14 LT-01109 Vilnius, Lithuania, or delivered in person to the representative of the Company at the Premises of the Company on business hours or by sending proposal to the Company by e-mail farmland@invaldainvl.com. The agenda is supplemented if the proposal is received no later than 14 days before the Meeting.  In case the agenda of the Meeting is supplemented, the Company will report on it no later than 10 days before the Meeting in the same way as on convening of the Meeting;
  2. to propose draft resolutions on the issues already included or to be included in the agenda of the Meeting at any time prior to the date of the Meeting (in writing, sending the proposal by registered mail to the Company at Gyneju str. 14 LT-01109 Vilnius, Lithuania, or delivered in person to the representative of the Company at the Premises of the Company on business hours or by sending proposal to the Company by e-mail farmland@invaldainvl.com) or in writing during the Meeting (this right is granted to shareholders who hold shares carrying at least 1/20 of all the votes);
  3. to submit questions to the Company related to the issues of the agenda of the Meeting in advance but no later than 3 business days prior to the Meeting in writing sending the proposal by registered mail to the Company at Gyneju str. 14 LT-01109 Vilnius, Lithuania, or delivered in person to the representative of the Company at the Premises of the Company on business hours or by sending proposal to the Company by e-mail farmland@invaldainvl.com. All answers related to the agenda of the Meeting to questions submitted to the Company by the shareholders in advance, are submitted in the Meeting or simultaneously to all shareholders of the Company prior to the Meeting. The Company reserves the right to answer to those shareholders of the Company who can be identified and whose questions are not related to the Company's confidential information or commercial secrets.

The shareholder participating at the Meeting and having the right to vote, must submit the documents confirming personal identity. A person who is not a shareholder shall, in addition to this document, submit a document confirming the right to vote at the Meeting. The requirement to provide the documents confirming personal identity does not apply when voting in writing by filling in a general ballot paper.

Each shareholder may authorize either a natural or a legal person to participate and to vote on the shareholder's behalf at the Meeting. An authorised person has the same rights as his represented shareholder at the Meeting unless the authorized person's rights are limited by the power of attorney or by the law. The authorized persons must have the document confirming their personal identity and power of attorney approved in the manner specified by law which must be submitted to the Company no later than before the commencement of registration for the Meeting. The Company does not establish special form of the power of attorney. A power of attorney issued by a natural person must be certified by a notary. A power of attorney issued in a foreign state must be translated into Lithuanian and legalised in the manner established by law. The persons with whom shareholders concluded the agreements on the disposal of voting right, also have the right to attend and vote at the Meeting.

Shareholder is entitled to issue power of attorney by means of electronic communications for legal or natural persons to participate and to vote on its behalf at the Meeting. No notarisation of such authorization is required. The power of attorney issued through electronic communication means must be confirmed by the shareholder with a safe electronic signature developed by safe signature equipment and approved by a qualified certificate effective in the Republic of Lithuania. The shareholder shall inform the Company on the power of attorney issued through the means of electronic communication by e-mail farmland@invaldainvl.com not later than on the last business day before the Meeting. The power of attorney and notification must be issued in writing and could be sent to the Company by electronic communication means if the transmitted information is secured and the shareholder's identity can be identified. By submitting the notification to the Company, the shareholder shall include the internet address from which it would be possible to download software to verify an electronic signature of the shareholder free of charge.

The Company is not providing the possibility to attend and vote at the Meeting through electronic means of communication.

Shareholders of the Company are urged to use the right to vote on the issues in the agenda of the Meeting by submitting properly completed general voting bulletins to the Company in advance. The form of general voting bulletin is presented at the Company's webpage www.invlbalticfarmland.com section For Investors. If shareholder requests, the Company shall send the general voting bulletin to the requesting shareholder by registered mail or shall deliver it in person no later than 10 days prior to the Meeting free of charge. If general voting bulletin is signed by a person authorized by the shareholder, it should be accompanied by a document certifying the right to vote.

Having into account that the threat of coronavirus (Covid-19) remains in the territory of the Republic of Lithuania, the Company invites its shareholders who decide to participate in the Meeting to choose one of the following alternatives:
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Alternative No. 1:

A shareholder or person authorised by them should complete and sign a written voting bulletin and send it to the Company by e-mail (farmland@invaldainvl.com) and send the original bulletin by registered or ordinary post to the address Gynėjų st. 14, LT-01109 Vilnius. Properly completed written voting bulletins may be sent by registered or ordinary post to the address Gynėjų St. 14, LT-01109 Vilnius without submitting a copy to the e-mail address specified or delivered in person to the Company on business days at the Company‘s registered address mentioned above. Along with a bulletin, a document confirming the right to vote must also be sent. Those voting bulletins shall be deemed valid which are properly completed and are received before the start of the general shareholders meeting.

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Alternative No. 2:

A shareholder or person authorised by them should complete a written voting bulletin, save it on their computer and sign it with a qualified electronic signature. Send the written voting bulletin which is properly completed and signed with a qualified electronic signature to the Company by e-mail at farmland@invaldainvl.com.

The Company suggests using the following free qualified electronic signature systems: Dokobit and GoSign.

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Alternative No. 3:

If shareholders of the Company do not have the possibility to use voting alternatives No. 1 or No. 2, the Company will provide conditions for the shareholders or persons duly authorised by them to come on 9 April 2021 to the address Gyneju St. 14 in Vilnius, to the Company’s Meeting.

We stress that safety recommendations must be followed by shareholder regarding the use of safety measures and maintaining distance.

The person authorized to provide additional information:
Director Egle Surpliene
E-mail: egle.surpliene@invaldainvl.com

Attachments



INVL Baltic Farmland_audit committee activity report_2020.pdf
General Voting Bulletin.pdf
Annual audited information 2020_signed.pdf
Members of the audit committee.pdf