Shareholders

The Telia Company share is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm and the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchanges. Telia Company has only one type of shares. Each share of Telia Company represents one vote at the General Meeting of shareholders.

The number of shareholders decreased during 2016 from 515,437 to 512,841 Ownership by the Swedish government as a percentage of outstanding shares was 37.3 percent and the ownership by the Finnish government was 3.2 percent. Holdings outside of Sweden and Finland decreased from 35.1percent to 32.0 percent.

Disclosures in the periodic reports that Telia Company is required to file shall be in line with high professional standards and be full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable.

Telia Company's written reports include quarterly reports and the Annual Report according to Swedish rules. Decisions and events of a material nature are always communicated in press releases in accordance with Swedish and Finnish regulations for listed companies.

Telia Company draws up Annual Reports and Interim Reports in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Annual Reports and Interim Reports contain a balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows and changes in equity for the Group together with the business description and analysis.

Telia Company's financial reports and press releases are posted on this website upon publication. This service also provides information about share price performance as well as webcasting of press conferences connected to the reports.

Keeping shareholders up to date on Telia Company's performance and development is of great importance. At the same time, it is important both financially and environmentally to keep the production and distribution of printed materials at a reasonable level, particularly considering the large number of shareholders. This is why Telia Company has switched to a digital Annual Report.

Nomination committee

At the 2005 Annual General Meeting, a decision was made to establish a nomination committee, which shall consist of between five and seven ordinary members. Four members shall represent the four shareholders that are largest in terms of votes and wish to participate in the nomination process.

The Chair of the Board of Directors shall also be a member of the committee. The nomination committee can appoint additional two members.

At the moment, the nomination committee consists of Daniel Kristiansson, Chair (Swedish state), Kari Järvinen (Solidium Oy), Johan Strandberg (SEB Fonder), Anders Oscarsson (AMF and AMF Fonder) and Marie Ehrling (Chair of the Board of Directors).

The Annual General Meeting also adopted instructions for the work of the nomination committee, which includes nominating members of the Board of Directors, nominating the Chairman of the Board and, where appropriate, nominating auditor, as well as presenting proposals for remuneration to Board members. The nomination committee shall also nominate members for election to the following year's nomination committee.

All proposals made by the nomination committee shall be published in the Annual General Meeting notice.

Instruction for the Nomination Committee of Telia Company AB

 

Proposal to the Nomination committee

Anyone is welcome to send a proposal to the nomination committee. Please explain the motivation behind your recommendation. Send the proposal by clicking the following link.

Forslagtillstyrelseledamot@teliasonera.com

 

Work of the nomination committee

According to the Swedish corporate governance code the nomination committee shall present a report on its work regarding its proposals to the Annual General Meeting. The nomination committee's report on its work for the proposals to the Annual General Meeting can be found in the document below.

Report on the work of Telia Company's Nomination Committee, 2016