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Annual General Meeting of Shareholders 2018

Koninklijke DSM N.V. (DSM) invites its shareholders to attend the General Meeting which will be held at the company’s head office at Het Overloon 1, Heerlen (the Netherlands) on Wednesday 9 May 2018 at 14:00 CET.

The agenda with notes, the Annual Report (incl. the Financial Statements) and other relevant documents, including the proposal for the amendment of the Articles of Association, are available for inspection on this website (below). The documents are also available at the company’s head office.

The number of outstanding shares on 11 April 2018, record date: 218,780,694.

Attending the meeting

Shareholders may attend the meeting if:

  1. they are a holder of Koninklijke DSM N.V. shares on Wednesday 11 April 2018, following the processing of deposits and withdrawals as of that date (‘registration date),
  2. they have notified their attendance for the meeting no later than Wednesday 2 May 2018, and
  3. they registered themselves on Wednesday 9 May 2018, the day of the meeting, at the registration desk (between 13:00 and the commencement of the meeting at 14:00 CET).


  • Shareholders whose shares are registered in their name at SGG Netherlands N.V. (SGG) who wish to attend the meeting should make this known to SGG by mail (Postbus 11063, 1001 GB Amsterdam) or e-mail no later than Wednesday 2 May 2018. Form A can be used for notification. Holders of registered shares will then receive an admission receipt from SGG.
  • Holders of deposit shares who wish to attend the meeting should make this known via their intermediary no later than Wednesday 2 May 2018. Intermediaries must, no later than 13:00 CET on Thursday 3 May 2018, present a statement to ABN AMRO Bank N.V. (“ABN AMRO”), Equity Capital Markets / Corporate  Broking,  Gustav  Mahlerlaan 10, 1082 PP Amsterdam (tel. +31 (0)20 344 2000 / e-mail, identifying the number of shares presented for registration purposes, as well as full address details of the relevant shareholder(s). Notification is also possible via Holders of deposit shares will then receive a registration number from ABN AMRO.

Proof of Identity

Participants in the meeting are requested to bring along a valid proof of identity. On the day of the meeting you need to check in at the registration desk; you may be requested to provide proof of identity.

Proxy voting and voting instructions

Without prejudice to the provisions above regarding registration and attendance at the meeting, shareholders who are authorized to attend the meeting may authorize others by means of a written proxy to attend the meeting and vote on their behalf.

  • Holders of registered shares should make this known to SGG. Form A may be used. They may also use online voting through
  • Holders of deposit shares who wish to give a proxy in writing are requested to submit the written proxy via the intermediary where their shares are administered. Form B may be used. They may also use online voting through
  • All shareholders may choose to grant a proxy in writing or electronically to notary J.J.C.A. Leemrijse in Amsterdam and/or her substitute (“the notary”), which proxy includes a voting instruction.
  • Proxies and voting instructions should be submitted no later than Wednesday 2 May 2018.

In case of any further questions you may contact DSM Corporate Affairs: tel. +31 (0)45 578 2419, e-mail.