Ipsos' General Meeting of shareholders will be webcasted on May 27th, 2021 - 9.30.
SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING 2021 – IMPORTANT INFORMATION
In light of the Covid-19 epidemic and the administrative measures in place restricting and forbidding gatherings on health grounds, the Company's Board of Directors has exceptionally decided that this Combined General Shareholders’ Meeting shall be held on May 27th, 2021 “behind closed doors” at 9:30 a.m., at the registered office at 35 rue du Val de Marne, 75013 Paris, without shareholders and other people entitled to attend in physical attendance.
This decision of the Company’s Board of Directors is made pursuant to Order no. 2020-321 of March 25, 2020, as amended and extended by Order no. 2020-1497 of December 2, 2020, amending the rules governing the holding of general shareholders’ meetings and meetings of governing bodies of legal entities and unincorporated private entities by virtue of the Covid-19 epidemic.
The Company has taken all the measures to ease the remote voting so that the shareholders can vote without being physically present to the General Shareholders’ Meeting, (i) by post (vote by post or by proxy) by using the voting form provided to this end, or (ii) via internet on the secure voting plateform Votaccess.
The arrangements for the General Shareholders’ Meeting may change in line with health and/or legal necessities. Shareholders are accordingly asked to regularly check the General Shareholders’ Meeting section on the Company’s website for updates.
Webcast of the Shareholders’ Meeting
The Company will make available to its shareholders a live and recorded webcast of the entire Shareholders' Meeting on the Company's website (www.ipsos.com). It will not be possible, during the General Shareholders’ Meeting, to ask questions or to propose amendments or new resolutions. It will also not be possible to participate by telephone or audiovisual conference.
In accordance with the applicable regulations, the company DT & Partners, represented by its CEO, Mrs. Laurence Stoclet, and Mr. Henri Wallard, were appointed by the Board of Directors among the ten shareholders with the higher number of voting rights of which the Company was aware on the date of convening of the General Shareholders’ Meeting, to act as scrutineers of the General Shareholders’ Meeting.
In this context, and in accordance with the applicable regulations, shareholders can vote without being physically present, in advance of the General Shareholders’ Meeting and remotely, (i) by post (vote by post or by proxy) by using the voting form provided to this end, or (ii) via internet on the secure voting plateform Votaccess, as outlined in the meeting notice for this General Shareholders’ Meeting, published in Bulletin des Annonces Légales Obligatoires no. 48 of April 21, 2021 and on the Company's website.
Shareholders are reminded that, in accordance with the applicable laws and regulations, they may ask written questions by sending them no later than the second (2nd) business day preceding the date of the meeting, i.e. Tuesday, May 25, 2021, to Ipsos, Chairman of the Board of Directors, 35, rue du Val de Marne, 75013 Paris, France, by registered letter with return receipt or by electronic means to the following address: [email protected] To be taken into account, these questions must be accompanied by a certificate of registration.
Shareholders’ right of communication
All the information and documents that must be communicated to this General Shareholders’ Meeting will be made available to shareholders, in accordance with applicable statutory provisions and regulations, at the Company’s registered office and, for the documents indicated in Article R. 22-10-23 of the French Commercial Code, on the Company’s website (http://www.ipsos.com) as of Friday, April 30, 2021.