Annual general meeting 2020

Danske Bank A/S will hold its annual general meeting on Tuesday 9 June 2020 at 3pm, which was originally scheduled for 17 March 2020. 

We facilitate the annual general meeting at Bella Center Copenhagen in accordance with the guidelines issued by the authorities but recommend that shareholders refrain from attending the general meeting in person and instead cast their votes by correspondence and attend the live webcast of the general meeting via the InvestorPortal.

Vote by correspondance or follow the general meeting from home

Via the InvestorPortal you can vote by correspondance or follow the live webcast transmission
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Related documents

Documents related to our annual general meeting 2020.

  • 15. maj 2020Annual general meeting of Danske Bank 2020
  • 15. maj 2020Admission card - form 2020
  • 15. maj 2020Proxy and vote by correspondance - form 2020
  • 15. maj 2020Articles of Association of Danske Bank (mark-up)
  • 15. maj 2020Collection processing and storing of personal data in connection with general meetings

Shareholder rights

Our shareholders have the right to vote and appoint a proxy in the general meeting. We recommend that shareholders refrain from attending the general meeting in person.
  • Vote

    We recommend that all shareholders vote by correspondence. 

    Shareholders may vote 

    • electronically on the InvestorPortal 
    • physically by printing the 'Proxy and vote by correspondance' form and send by ordinary mail to VP Securities A/S, Weidekampsgade 14, DK-2300 Copenhagen S or as a scanned copy by e-mail to 

    Votes cast by correspondence cannot be revoked.

    Votes cast by correspondence in relation to Danske Bank’s general meeting called for 17 March 2020 and cancelled on 16 March 2020 are no longer valid. In order to vote by correspondence, shareholders must cast their votes once more.

    Please note that votes by correspondence must be received by VP Securities A/S no later than Monday, 8 June 2020 at 4.00pm.

    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.

  • 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

    Shareholders who want to grant a proxy to a third party must request an admission card no later than Thursday, 4 June 2020. A completed proxy form must be received by VP Securities A/S no later than Thursday, 4 June 2020. 

  • Attend from home

    In order to minimize the risk of infection with COVID-19 shareholders are recommended not to attend the annual general meeting in person, but instead to vote by correspondence or by proxy and follow the general meeting by livestreaming via the InvestorPortal

    If a shareholder nonetheless wants to attend the general meeting in person, the shareholder must request an admission card in order to attend the general meeting and to exercise his/her rights. 

    In order to receive an admission card electronically, you must register an e-mail address on the InvestorPortal On the InvestorPortal you may also request a physical admission card. In addiiton, physical admission cards may be requested by contacting VP Securities A/S on tel. +45 43 58 88 66 or by e-mail to to be sent by ordinary mail.

    The deadline for requesting admission cards is Thursday, 4 June 2020 at midnight.

Number of shares and voting rights

At the date of the notice convening the annual general meeting, the total number of Danske Bank shares and voting rights was DKK 8,621,846,210. Each share entitles the holder to one vote.

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