Ticker: SPI

Meeting date: 12/10/2020

Meeting type: Annual

Proposal Mgt rec Vote
Management proposals
1 Proposal Receive Financial Statements and Statutory Reports for Fiscal 2019 (Non-Voting) Mgt rec None Vote None
2 Proposal Approve Allocation of Income and Dividends of EUR 0.70 per Share Mgt rec For Vote For
3 Proposal Approve Discharge of Management Board for Fiscal 2019 Mgt rec For Vote For
4 Proposal Approve Discharge of Supervisory Board for Fiscal 2019 Mgt rec For Vote For
5 Proposal Ratify KPMG Austria GmbH as Auditors for Fiscal 2020 Mgt rec For Vote For
6.1 Proposal Elect Martin Simhandl as Supervisory Board Member Mgt rec For Vote For
6.2 Proposal Elect Franz Kerber as Supervisory Board Member Mgt rec For Vote For
6.3 Proposal Elect Andrea Besenhofer as Supervisory Board Member Mgt rec For Vote For
6.4 Proposal Elect Beate Ponweiser as Supervisory Board Member Mgt rec For Vote For
7 Proposal Approve Remuneration Policy Mgt rec For Vote For
8 Proposal Approve Creation of EUR 401.2 Million Pool of Capital without Preemptive Rights Mgt rec For Vote For
9 Proposal Authorize Issuance of Convertible Bonds without Preemptive Rights Up To Aggregate Nominal Amount of EUR 26.7 Million; Approve EUR 26.7 Million Conditional Capital Pool to Guarantee Conversion Rights Mgt rec For Vote For
10 Proposal Authorize Share Repurchase Program and Reissuance or Cancellation of Repurchased Shares Mgt rec For Vote For
11 Proposal Amend Articles Re: Editorial Changes Mgt rec For Vote For


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