Annual general meeting

Danske Bank's annual general meeting took place on 16 March 2017 at 3 pm at Tivoli Congress Center, Arni Magnussons Gade 2-4, Copenhagen. 

Related documents

Documents related to our 2017 annual general meeting.
  • 10. apr 2017Annual general meeting 2017 Votes cast
  • 10. apr 2017Annual general meeting 2017 Minutes
  • 16. mar 2017Annual General Meeting 2017 Report
  • 01. jan 0001Annual general meeting 2017 Presentation
  • 17. feb 2017Annual general meeting 2017 - Agenda
More AGM documents

Shareholder rights

Our shareholders have the right to attend Danske Bank's general meetings, vote, put a subject on the agenda and appoint a proxy to participate.
  • Attend

    To attend our annual general meeting, you need to register

    You must have an admission card to attend the general meeting. You can order the card on the InvestorPortal from the date the meeting has been announced until two days before it takes place.

    Three to five weeks before the annual general meeting, we publish the notice convening the general meeting on NASDAQ OMX Nordic and announce it on this website. If you wish to receive a notice by e-mail, please write to shareholder@danskebank.com or register your e-mail address on the InvestorPortal.

  • Vote

    If you want to vote at the general meeting, you can either attend the meeting or send your vote before the meeting. You can vote with the number of shares that you own at the registration date, which is one week before the general meeting. One share equals one vote.

    If you vote before the meeting, you may vote electronically via our InvestorPortal or VP Securities or by sending a voting form to VP Investor Services, Weidekampsgade 14, 2300 København S.

    The voting procedure is determined by the chairman of the meeting. In some cases, proposals may be adopted or rejected by a unanimous decision without a vote; in other cases, a written ballot is required.

  • Put a subject on the agenda

    All shareholders may propose business to be dealt with by the general meeting. If you want to put a topic on the agenda, you need to submit it in writing to the Board of Directors at least six weeks before the general meeting or by the last weekday after the release of the annual report.

    The agenda of the general meeting always contains a number of regular items:

    • Submission of the annual report for adoption
    • Proposal for decision on allocation of profits or cover of losses in accordance with the adopted annual report
    • Election of members to the Board of Directors
    • Appointment of external auditors  
    • Any other business

    All shareholders are allowed to attend the general meeting and speak from the podium under the item "Any other business". The general meeting may not make decisions on business that is not on the agenda, however.

  • Appoint a proxy

    All shareholders have the right to appoint a proxy to participate in the general meeting.

    A proxy

    • must be appointed by a written and dated proxy form
    • is generally entitled to exercise the same rights as the shareholder
    • may be instructed to vote in a specific manner on specific items on the agenda

    The proxy form must be submitted to the chairman of the meeting at the general meeting or sent in advance. The chairman decides on the validity of the proxy form and ensures the proper treatment of any votes.


InvestorPortal

Our shareholders can register for the annual general meeting, vote online on items on the agenda and sign up to receive investor information.

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Contact us

If you have questions about the annual general meeting, please contact the Board of Directors Secretariat at  shareholder@danskebank.dk

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