The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bure Equity AB (publ) on 3 May 2018 dealt with the following items of business, among others:

Election of Board members
The AGM decided that the number of Board members shall be 6 (7). As Bure’s Board of Directors, the AGM re-elected sitting Board members Carl Björkman, Bengt Engström, Charlotta Falvin, Sarah McPhee, Patrik Tigerschiöld and Mathias Uhlén. Hans Biörck had declined re-election. Patrik Tigerschiöld was re-elected as Board Chairman.  

Election of auditor
The AGM elected the auditing firm of Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB as the company’s auditor to serve for the period until the 2019 AGM. Michael Bengtsson was appointed Auditor in Charge.  

Resolution regarding dividends
The AGM resolved to approve a cash dividend of SEK 1.50 as ordinary dividend and SEK 0.50 as extraordinary dividend. The record date was set for 7 May 2018, which means that the dividends are expected to be disbursed on 11 May 2018. 

Principles for remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives
The AGM approved the Board’s proposed principles for remuneration and other terms of employment for senior executives.  

Resolution regarding the repurchase of shares
The AGM authorized the Board of Directors, until the date of the 2019 AGM, to repurchase shares in order to adapt the company’s capital structure to the company’s capital requirements from time to time and thereby contribute to greater shareholder value. Following the repurchase, the company may hold no more than 10 per cent of all shares in the company.  

Shares may be acquired through trading on Nasdaq Stockholm (“the stock exchange”), or in accordance with a tender offer to all of the company’s shareholders. Shares may be acquired during the period from 3 May 2018 until the next AGM. However, no shares will be acquired during a period of 30 days prior to the publication of a quarterly report, including the date of publication. Acquisitions on the stock exchange may take place only at a price per share that falls within the registered price interval at any given time. Payment for the shares shall be made in cash. Shares may be acquired on one or several occasions.  

Bure Equity AB currently holds no treasury shares. The total number of shares in issue by Bure Equity AB currently amounts to 69,332,710. The maximum number of shares that can be repurchased is thus 6,933,271.  

Exercise of repurchase authorization
At the statutory meeting following the AGM, the Board decided to exercise this authorization. 

Resolution regarding the sale of shares in the subsidiary Celemiab International Aktiebolag to individuals in the so-called “Leo circle”
The AGM resolved to approve, supported by nine tenths (9/10) of both the number of votes cast and the number of shares at the AGM, the sale of all shares in Celemiab International Aktiebolag, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mercuri, to JaKMa Holding AB. The purchase price for the shares amounts to SEK 24M, which is equivalent to the book value in the parent company Mercuri.

The information contained herein is subject to the disclosure requirements of Bure Equity AB (publ) under the Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was publicly communicated on 3 May 2018, 19:00 CET.

Stockholm, 3 May 2018

Bure Equity AB (publ)

For more information contact:

Henrik Blomquist, CEO
Tel. +46 8 – 614 00 20

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