1 § The name of the company is eQ Oyj in Finnish, eQ Abp in Swedish, and eQ Plc in English. The domicile of the company is Helsinki.

2 § The company's field of activity is to own and manage shares, other securities and real estate as well as to engage in securities trading and other investment operations. The company takes care of the centralised administrative duties of the investment firms, fund management companies and other companies belonging to the Group.

3 § The company's field of activity is to own and manage shares, other securities and real estate as well as to engage in securities trading and other investment operations. The company takes care of the centralised administrative duties of the investment firms, fund management companies and other companies belonging to the Group.

4 § The Board of Directors is responsible for the company administration and appropriate organisation of the company operations. The Board of Directors consists of a minimum of five (5) and a maximum of seven (7) members.

The Board of Directors shall elect a Chairman from among its members and convene when summoned by the Chairman. The Chairman shall summon the Board of Directors, if a member of the Board of Directors or the Managing Directors so requests.

The Board of Directors constitutes a quorum when more than half of its members are present. Matters are decided by a simple majority of votes. In cases where votes are evenly divided, the Chairman shall have the deciding vote, and in the election of the Chairman the decision is made by drawing lots.
The term of the members of the Board of Directors extends to the close of the Annual General Meeting following the election.

5 § The company shall have a CEO, who is appointed by the Board of Directors.

6 § The company is represented by two members of the Board of Directors jointly, the CEO alone or the person or persons authorised by the Board of Directors.

7 § The General Meeting shall elect one (1) auditor to audit the company administration and accounts. The auditor shall be an audit firm certified by the Finnish Central Chamber of Commerce. The term of the auditor is the accounting period, and it ends at the close of the first Annual General Meeting following the election.

8 § The accounting period of the company begins on 1 January and ends on 31 December.

9 § Notice of a General Meeting shall be delivered to the shareholders no earlier than three (3) months and no later than three (3) weeks prior to the meeting by publishing it in a company website and as a stock exchange release. In order to attend a General Meeting, a shareholder shall inform the company of his attendance no later than on the date mentioned in the notice of the meeting, which is determined by the Board of Directors. This date may not be earlier than ten (10) days prior to the meeting.

10 § The Annual General Meeting shall be held annually by the end of May on a day determined by the Board of Directors.

The Meeting shall

review:
1. the financial statements, comprising the consolidated financial statements and the annual report;
2. the Auditors’ Report;

decide on:
3. the approval of the financial statements;
4. the use of the profit shown in the balance sheet;
5. discharging the members of the Board of Directors and the Managing Director from liability;
6. the number of members on the Board of Directors;
7. the remuneration payable to the members of the Board of Directors and the auditor;

elect:
8. the members of the Board of Directors, and
9. the auditor.