The Zwack Unicum Plc. (Zwack Unicum Likőripari és Kereskedelmi Nyrt.) hereby notifies its shareholders that according to the rules of the Act adopted by the Hungarian Parliament on June 16, 2020 on Transitional Arrangements following the termination of the state of danger and on Healthcare Preparedness (the "Act") and the rules of decree no. 102/2020. (IV.10.) of the Government of Hungary (the "Decree"), the Company will not hold its annual general meeting convoked for June 25, 2020.
According to the rules of the Act and the Decree, the board of directors has the right to decide about any and all issues listed on the already published agenda. The board of directors has the right to decide by passing resolutions which conform with the already published proposals, but also has the right to deviate from the published proposals.
On the basis of the authorization given by the Act and the Decree, the Board of Directors of the Company will pass resolutions about the issues listed on the already published agenda, on June 25, 2020 which would have been the date of the annual general meeting. The Board of Directors of the Company will publish its resolutions - as passed within the scope of competence of the general meeting - in the ordinary way.
The Company hereby informs its honourable shareholders that the subsequent approval by the general meeting of the general meeting resolutions passed by the Board of Directors can be initiated as follows:
According to the rules of the Act, the shareholders can request the convocation of the general meeting for the subsequent approval of the general meeting resolutions passed by the Board of Directors during the state of emergency within a 30-day deadline starting from the publication of the decisions of the Board of Directors.Failure to meet this deadline (including the case where the shareholder’s request is not delivered to the Company by the last day of the deadline) means that the above shareholder's right will be lost.
The following shareholders are entitled to request convocation of general meeting:
- those who hold at least 1 per cent of the voting rights;
- those who are indicated in the Share Register based on the ownership identification process requested and performed in connection with the general meeting indicated in the originally published invitation.
The Company informs the honourable shareholders that, in the event that the shareholders request convocation of the general meeting for the subsequent approval of the resolution concerning the annual report and the allocation of after-tax profit as described above, the dividends can only be paid after the annual report and the dividends are subsequently approved by the Company’s general meeting.
As in the past years, the Annual Report concerning the 2019/20 business year of the Company will be published on the website of the Company on June 25, 2020. Furthermore, the annual report will be available in a printed form as of June 26, 2020 in the House of Unicum Museum & Shop located at Dandár utca both in Hungarian and in English.
Zwack Unicum Plc. takes every measure to provide immediately all necessary information to its shareholders, and furthermore the Company is obliged to protect the health and safety of the shareholders and its employees among the given circumstances.