Cham, 29 January 2018
Extraordinary General Meeting approves all proposals
The extraordinary 106th General Meeting of Cham Paper Group Holding AG took place in Cham today. Agenda items included amendments to the Articles of Association in connection with the sale of the paper business to the South African Sappi Group as announced on 5 December 2017. At the General Meeting, a total of 76.6% of the share capital entitled to vote were represented.
The motions of the Board of Directors were all approved by a clear majority. The shareholders particularly agreed to a name change to Cham Group AG and to a change in the company's purpose.
Closing of the sale of the paper business is expected to take place at the end of February 2018. The ordinary 107th Annual General Meeting of Cham Group AG will be held on 2 May 2018.
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Cham Paper Group
The Cham Paper Group is a leading manufacturer of coated speciality papers. Surface finishing lends papers properties that generate value added for its customers. The company, which was founded in 1657, has three sites, one in Switzerland (Cham) and two in Italy (Carmignano and Condino), and a global sales network.
The decision to focus on development and sales and discontinue paper manufacturing in Switzerland has made way for a new project on the factory site in the centre of Cham. The Cham Paper Group is developing an eleven-hectare quarter there called the Papieri site.
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