Information to shareholders

Annual General Meeting 2018 April 12

The Annual General Meeting of Essity Aktiebolag (publ) will be held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Stockholm Waterfront Congress Centre, Nils Ericsons Plan 4, Stockholm, Sweden.

Registration for the Annual General Meeting will start at 1:30 p.m.

Notification of attendance

Shareholders who wish to attend the Annual General Meeting must:
be listed in the shareholders’ register maintained by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, April 6, 2018, and
give notice of their intention to attend the meeting no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.

Notification may be given in any of the following manners:

  • by telephone at +46 8 402 90 80, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • on the company’s website:
  • by mail to Essity Aktiebolag (publ), Group Function Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 200, SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden

To be entitled to participate in the Annual General Meeting, the following applies for shareholders whose shares are registered through a bank or other nominee: In addition to giving notification of attendance, shareholders must request that their shares be registered in the shareholders’ register under their own names. Such registration must be completed at Euroclear Sweden AB not later than Friday, April 6, 2018. In such cases, the shareholders in question should instruct the bank or nominee of this well in advance of Friday, April 6, 2018. Such registration may be temporary.

The shareholder’s name, personal identity number/corporate registration number, address and telephone number, and number of accompanying persons, if any, should be stated when notification is given. Shareholders represented by proxy should deliver a proxy in the original to the company prior to the Annual General Meeting. Proxy forms are available upon request and on the company website Anyone representing a corporate entity must present a copy of the registration certificate, not older than one year, or equivalent authorization document, listing the authorized signatories.

The Notice convening the Annual General Meeting can be found on the company website

Nomination Committee

  • Helena Stjernholm, AB Industrivärden, Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Petter Johnsen, Norges Bank Investment Management
  • Stefan Nilsson, Handelsbanken Pension Funds and others
  • Javiera Ragnartz, AMF and AMF Fonder
  • Pär Boman, Chairman of the Board, Essity

The Nomination Committee prepares, among other things, the proposal for election of Board members.


The Board of Directors proposes a dividend of SEK 5.75 per share and that the record date for the dividend be Monday, April 16, 2018. Payment through Euroclear Sweden AB is expected to be made on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

Proposed dividend per share

Financial information 2018–2019

Interim report

(Jan 1–Mar 31, 2018)
April 27, 2018

Half-year report

(Jan 1–Jun 30, 2018)
July 19, 2018

Interim report

(Jan 1–Sep 30, 2018)
October 29, 2018

Year-end report

January 31, 2019

Annual and Sustainability Report

March 2019

Annual and Sustainability Reports, year-end reports, half-year reports and interim reports are published in Swedish and English (in the event of differences between the English translation and the Swedish original, the Swedish text shall prevail) and can be downloaded from Essity’s website

Annual and Sustainability Reports can also be ordered from:

Essity Aktiebolag (Publ)
Group Function Communications
Box 200
SE-101 23 Stockholm, Sweden
Tel +46 8 788 51 00

Subscriptions to publications

Subscription to Essity’s press releases, annual and sustainability reports, year-end reports, half-year reports and interim reports can be done by registering on the Essity website