Acando AB (publ) (“Acando”) announces the board of directors’ resolution to postpone the annual general meeting to be held on 29 May 2019, instead of on 2 May 2019 as previously announced. The annual general meeting will be held on 29 May 2019, at 16.00, in Stockholm.
The formal notice of the annual general meeting will be published at the earliest six and at the latest four weeks before the meeting in the Official Swedish Gazette (Sw. Post- och Inrikes Tidningar) and at Acando’s website. Information that the meeting has been announced will be published in Dagens Industri and Svenska Dagbladet.
Acando further announces the board of directors’ resolution to postpone the publishing of the interim report for the period January-March 2019. The interim report will be published on 31 May 2019 instead of on 2 May 2019 as previously announced.
The reason for the postponement of the annual general meeting and the interim report is that CGI Inc., through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary CGI Nordic Holdings Limited, on 11 March 2019 announced a public takeover offer to the shareholders in Acando to acquire all shares in Acando. The acceptance period for the offer is expected to commence around 18 March 2019 and end around 15 April 2019. Assuming that the offer is declared unconditional no later than around 18 April 2019 settlement is expected to begin around 25 April 2019.
Acando is the consulting company who with equal parts of technical excellence and insight in human behavior - innovates, streamlines and mobilizes organizations to sustainable change. The Group has approximately 2,100 employees allocated over five countries. Acando had sales of more than SEK 2.8 billion in 2018 and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm.