Annual General Meeting of Securitas
At today's Annual General Meeting of Securitas AB, the following was decided:
Election of the Board of Directors
Thomas Berglund, Gustaf Douglas, Philippe Foriel-Destezet, Anders Frick, Berthold Lindqvist, Fredrik Palmstierna, Melker Schörling and Carl Douglas were re-elected. The Annual General Meeting also decided that Denis R. Brown shall step down and that the number of Board Members shall be eight.
The accounting firm Öhrlings PricewaterhouseCoopers AB was re-elected as auditor, with the authorized public accountant Göran Tidström as representative of the firm. The auditor was elected for a period of four years and shall receive payment on open account terms.
According to the proposal of the Board of Directors, the Annual General Meeting established the dividend at SEK 1:00 per share. The record date for the dividend was determined as Friday, May 5, 2000 and payment from the Securities Register Center (VPC) is expected to commence on Wednesday May 10, 2000.
Approval of Securitas France Holding's option-scheme
The Annual General Meeting approved the option-scheme for Securitas' French subsidiary, Securitas France Holding. This scheme entitles 13 persons in the company's management to acquire shares in the company at a subscription price of FFR 1,328 (approx. SEK1,673); such price being based on an external evaluation. The number of shares that may be subscribed for depends on the development of the company during the period from January 1, 1999 to December 31, 2003. However, a maximum of 74,347 shares, corresponding to approximately 8 per cent of the company's share-capital may be subscribed to. Subscription can be exercised during the period July 1, 2004 to December 31, 2004.