The company has one share class. Each share carries one vote at a general meeting of shareholders and confers an equal right to a dividend. Lemminkäinen’s share capital is EUR 34,042,500 and the total number of shares was 19,650,176 at the end of the review period.
At the end of review period, Lemminkäinen terminated the liquidity providing (LP) agreement it had with Nordea Bank Finland Plc. The agreement meets the requirements set for liquidity providing at NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
At the end of the review period, the market capitalisation of Lemminkäinen’s shares stood at EUR 298.2 million (280.6). The price of Lemminkäinen Corporation’s share on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki was EUR 14.28 (18.72) at the beginning of the period and EUR 15.20 (14.28) at the end. In addition to the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Lemminkäinen’s share is also traded on alternative markets. A total of 2,076,080 shares (1,056,039) were traded during the review period. During the review period, alternative markets accounted for 15% (6%) of Lemminkäinen’s total share turnover. (Source: Fidessa Fragmentation Index)
Authorisations of the Board of Directors
On 9 April 2013, the General Meeting resolved, in accordance with the Board of Directors' proposal, to authorise the Board of Directors to resolve on a share issue and/or an issue of special rights entitling to shares referred to in Chapter 10, Section 1 of the Finnish Limited Liability Companies Act in one or several instalments, either against payment or without payment. The number of shares to be issued, including the shares to be received based on special rights, shall not exceed 3,900,000 shares. The maximum number corresponds to approximately 20 per cent of all the current shares of the company. The Board of Directors may decide to issue either new shares or own shares possibly held by the company.
The authorisation entitles the Board of Directors to resolve on all terms and conditions of the share issue and the issue of special rights entitling to shares, including the right to derogate from the pre-emptive right of the shareholders. The authorisation may be used for the financing or execution of any acquisitions or other business arrangements, to strengthen the balance sheet and financial position of the company or for other purposes as determined by the Board of Directors. The authorisation is in force for a period of 18 months from the resolution of the General Meeting. The authorisation had not been exercised by the end of the review period.
Lemminkäinen owns 34,915 of its own shares. 34,406 contingent shares were returned to the company in early 2013.