Please be informed that the Annual General Meeting of the stockholders of NICKEL ASIA CORPORATION will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020, 2:30 p.m. and will be presided at the company’s principal office address at the 28th Floor, NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila (the “Annual General Meeting” or “AGM”). The order of business there at will be as follows:
- Call to Order
- Proof of required notice of the meeting
- Certification of quorum
- Reading and approval of the Minutes of the May 20, 2019 annual general meeting of stockholders Statements for the year ended December 31, 2019 and action thereon
- Presentation and Approval of Further Additional Shares Reserved for the 2018 Stock Option Plan
- Ratification and approval of the acts of the Board of Directors and Executive Officers during the year 2019
- Appointment of independent auditors
- Election of directors, including independent directors
- Other matters
Stockholders of record at the close of business on March 27, 2020 are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, this year’s AGM. Shareholders may only participate via remote communication.
Registration and online voting. To register, certificated stockholders who will attend the Meeting should send a scanned copy of one (1) valid government identification card (ID) to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com. Indirect shareholders should send scanned copies of their broker’s certification and one (1) valid ID to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com. Deadline for registration is on July 7, 2020, at 12NN.
Once the Company successfully verifies the stockholder’s status, the Company will reply to each stockholder with an online ballot for voting purposes, and a link through which the Meeting may be accessed. Questions relating to the Meeting materials may also be sent to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com on or before July 15, 2020. Clarificatory questions regarding attendance via remote communication may be sent via email to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com.
Proxies. Stockholders who cannot attend via remote communication can still be represented and vote at the meeting by submitting a proxy by email to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com, or by sending a physical copy to the Office of the Corporate Secretary at the Company’s principal address at 28th Floor, NAC Tower, 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City, Metro Manila. The deadline for submission of proxies is on July 7, 2020. Proxies will be validated and tabulated by a special committee composed of the Company’s stock transfer agent, Stock Transfer Service Inc. 34th Floor, Rufino Plaza, Ayala Avenue, Makati City (“STSI”), the Corporate Secretary, and the Compliance Officer, and will be voted as indicated by the shareholder in the proxy and applicable rules. The tabulation of votes shall be done by the special committee and further reviewed by the Company’s independent external auditor, Sycip Gorres Velayo & Co. (SGV & Co.), if necessary.
Open Forum. Stockholders should send their questions via email to NIKL-ASM2020@nickelasia.com on or before 12:00 noon of July 15, 2020. Officers of the Company will endeavor to answer all questions during the Meeting.
The Definitive Information Statement, Management Report, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) Form 17-A with the Audited Financial Statements for the year ended December 31, 2019, the Company’s Interim Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations or SEC Form 17-Q as of March 31, 2020, and the Minutes of the 2019 AGM are available at the Company’s website https://nickelasia.com/.
(Sgd.) BARBARA ANNE C. MIGALLOS