The deadline for notification to Haldex EGM on August 17 has now been completed and Haldex may announce that 53% of the shares and votes have notified Haldex of their participation before the meeting.
Of the notified, ZF represents 20.1%, Knorr-Bremse 14.9%, institutional owners and funds 18.0% and private investors 0.1%. Haldex estimates that the institutional owners and funds constitutes of approximately 12% hedge funds and approximately 6% institutional funds. Knorr-Bremse has announced that they will not vote at the EGM.
"We are pleasantly surprised by the commitment that this issue has generated. We have received daily calls from smaller shareholders who wish to show their support for Haldex. It is also very pleasing that the Swedish Shareholders’ Association have made the same assessment as Haldex and has chosen to support the Board of Directors", says Jörgen Durban, Chairman of Haldex.
For further information, visit http://corporate.haldex.com or contact:
Jörgen Durban, Chairman of the board
Phone: +46 418 476163
Åke Bengtsson, Acting CEO
Phone: +46 418 476150
Catharina Paulcén, SVP Corporate Communications
Phone: 46 418 476157
Haldex AB (publ) is required to publish the above information under the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication by the Haldex media contact stated in the release on August 14, 2017 at 11.30 CEST.
With more than 100 years of intensely focused innovation, Haldex holds unrivaled expertise in brake systems and air suspension systems for heavy trucks, trailers and buses. We live and breathe our business delivering robust, technically superior solutions born from deep insight into our customers’ reality. By concentrating on our core competencies and following our strengths and passions, we combine both the operating speed and flexibility required by the market. Collaborative innovation is not only the essence of our products – it is also our philosophy. Our 2,150 employees, spread on four continents, are constantly challenging the conventional and strive to ensure that the products we deliver create unique value for our customers and all end-users. We are listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange and have net sales of approximately 4.4 billion SEK.