Comparison of minority shareholders' rights under Swedish and Swiss law
Cavotec SA (“Cavotec”) is a limited liability company incorporated under the laws of Switzerland. According to Section 3.1.6 of the Nasdaq Stockholm Rule book for Issuers, a company with its shares listed on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm, but domiciled outside the EEA, shall on its website publish a general description of the main differences in minority shareholders’ rights between the company’s place of domicile and Sweden.
As regards Sweden, the below comparison is based, unless otherwise set forth below, on the minority shareholders’ rights that follow from the Swedish Companies Act (Sw. aktiebolagslag) in respect of Swedish limited liability companies (Sw. aktiebolag) listed on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm.
Regarding Swiss law, this comparison is based, unless otherwise set forth below, on the minority shareholders’ rights that follow from the Swiss Code of Obligations. The below summary (in PDF format) shall, however, not be relied upon as an exhaustive list or a complete description of the relevant provisions and does not replace specific legal advice.