REG-ThyssenKrupp AG AGM Statement
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LONDON--(Business Wire)-- Notice of the 10th Annual General Meeting of ThyssenKrupp AG To our Stockholders, Please take notice that the 10th Annual General Meeting of ThyssenKrupp AG will be held, on Friday, January 23, 2009, 10.00 a.m., at the RuhrCongress, Stadionring 20, 44791 Bochum, Germany. The exact wording of the invitation to the Annual General Meeting together with the agenda is published in the electronic Federal Gazette of December 11, 2008, and can also be downloaded from the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting.” The Agenda of the Annual General Meeting is as follows: 1.Presentation of the adopted financial statements of ThyssenKrupp AG and the consolidated financial statements for the period ended September 30, 2008, the Management Reports on ThyssenKrupp AG and the Group for the 2007/2008 fiscal year, the report by the Supervisory Board and the explanatory report by the Executive Board on the information pursuant to Art. 289 par. 4, Art. 315 par. 4 German Commercial Code (HGB) The aforesaid documents have been published online and can be viewed at www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. They will also be sent to stockholders on request. 2.Resolution on the disposition of unappropriated net income (Dividend proposal: €1.30 per eligible share) 3.Resolution on the ratification of the acts of the members of the Executive Board 4.Resolution on the ratification of the acts of the members of the Supervisory Board 5.Resolution on the election of the auditors 6.Resolution on authorization to purchase and use treasury stock and on the exclusion of subscription rights 7.Resolution on authorization to issue convertible bonds and on the exclusion of subscription rights Participation in the Annual General Meeting Under Art. 17 of our Company’s Articles of Association, to be entitled to attend the Annual General Meeting and exercise their voting rights, stockholders must register with the Company at the following address and send separate confirmation of their share ownership issued by their depository bank to this address: ThyssenKrupp AG c/o Bayerische Hypo- und Vereinsbank AG CBD5HV 80311 Munich Germany Fax: +49 89 5400-2519 E-mail: email@example.com The record of share ownership must relate to the beginning of January 02, 2009 and must reach the Company together with the registration by no later than the close of January 16, 2009 at the above address. The registration and record of share ownership must be in text form and must be in German or English. The registration office will send out admission tickets to the Annual General Meeting to stockholders after receiving their registration and record of share ownership. To ensure that you receive admission tickets in good time, we would ask stockholders to request admission tickets to attend the Annual General Meeting from their depository banks in good time. In this case the registration and record of share ownership will be submitted by the depository bank. As in previous years, only one admission ticket to the Annual General Meeting will be issued per stockholder. Total numbers of shares and voting rights At the time of convening the Annual General Meeting, the capital stock of the Company comprises 514,489,044 no-par-value shares. Each share entitles the bearer to one vote. At the time of convening the Annual General Meeting, the Company holds treasury stock amounting to 51,015,552 shares. The Company has no rights in respect of these shares. The total number of shares bearing participation and voting rights at the time of convening the Annual General Meeting amounts to 463,473,492. Voting by proxy Stockholders who do not wish to attend the Annual General Meeting in person may have their voting rights exercised by proxy, e.g. by a bank or stockholders’ association. Insofar as authorization is granted to a proxy other than a bank, stockholders’ association or other comparable individual or institution pursuant to the provisions of stock corporation law, such authorization must be made in writing. Stockholders may also have their voting rights exercised by a Company-nominated proxy. These proxies must be authorized and given instructions for exercising voting rights. Proxies are obligated to vote as instructed; they cannot exercise the voting rights at their own discretion. Authorization and voting instructions can be issued to Company-nominated proxies before the Annual General Meeting either in writing or electronically via the internet in accordance with the procedure set out by the Company. Authorizations and instructions may also be issued or altered on the internet during the Annual General Meeting until the voting commences. An admission ticket for the Annual General Meeting is also necessary to authorize a Company-nominated proxy. More details on participating in the Annual General Meeting and authorizing and instructing proxies will be sent to stockholders together with their admission ticket. This information can also be viewed on the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. Transmission of the Annual General Meeting on the internet At the instruction of the Chairman of the Meeting, all stockholders of ThyssenKrupp AG and interested members of the public can follow the entire Annual General Meeting live on the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com on January 23, 2009, starting at 10.00 a.m. The link “Annual General Meeting” provides unrestricted access to the live transmission. The opening of the Annual General Meeting by the Chairman of the Meeting together with the speech by the Executive Board Chairman will also be available as a record-ing after the Annual General Meeting. Stockholder motions and election proposals pursuant to Arts. 126 and 127 AktG Countermotions and election proposals from stockholders regarding a specific agenda item should be sent exclusively to the following address. Countermotions and election proposals sent to a different address will not be taken into consideration. ThyssenKrupp AG Corporate Investor Relations August-Thyssen-Strasse 1 40211 Düsseldorf Germany Fax: +49 211 824-6031000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Countermotions and election proposals arriving with evidence of stockholder status at this address by no later than the close of January 08, 2009 will be made available immediately to other stockholders on the internet at www.thyssenkrupp.com via the link “Annual General Meeting”. Any comments from head office will likewise be published after January 08, 2009 at the same internet address. Duisburg and Essen, December 2008 ThyssenKrupp AG The Executive Board ThyssenKrupp AG Copyright Business Wire 2008