Invitation to Elcoteq SE's Annual General Meeting

Tuesday, 24. February 2009 08:07
Elcoteq SE
Stock Exchange Release
February 24, 2009 at 9.00 am (EET)

The shareholders are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting
scheduled to take place at 12.00 pm CET on Monday March 23, 2009. The
meeting will be held in Luxembourg, at the premises of Elcoteq SE,
19, rue Eugène Ruppert, L-2453 Luxembourg. Registration of the
participants and distribution of voting coupons will begin at 11.00
am CET.


The agenda contains the standard items stated in Article 58 of the
Articles of Association as follows:

1. Annual accounts for year 2008 (consisting of the
income statement, balance sheet, consolidated income statement,
consolidated balance sheet and management report issued by the Board
of Directors);

2. Statutory auditor's report for year 2008;

3. Approval of the annual accounts and of the
consolidated accounts for year 2008;

4. Allocation of the result and retained earnings;

5. Discharge of the members of the Board of
Directors and of the Statutory Auditor;

6. Remuneration of the members of the Board of
Directors and the Statutory Auditor;

7. Number of the members of the Board of Directors;

8. Election of the members of the Board of
Directors;

9. Election of the statutory Auditor.


Payment of Dividend

The Board of Directors has decided to propose to the Meeting that no
dividend will be distributed for the financial year January 1 -
December 31, 2008.

Composition of the Board of Directors

The Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors proposes to the
Meeting that the following persons be re-elected to the Board:
President Martti Ahtisaari; Mr. Eero Kasanen, Rector of the Helsinki
School of Economics; Mr. Heikki Horstia, Vice President, Treasurer,
Wärtsilä Corporation; Mr. François Pauly, General Manager of Sal.
Oppenheim jr. & Cie S.C.A; Mr. Antti Piippo, principal shareholder of
Elcoteq SE; Mr. Henry Sjöman, founder-shareholder of Elcoteq SE; Mr.
Juha Toivola, MSc; and Mr. Jorma Vanhanen, founder-shareholder of
Elcoteq SE. The individuals proposed have given their consent to
re-election.

Appointment of the Auditor

The Audit Committee of the Board of Directors proposes to the Meeting
that the firm of authorized public accountants KPMG Audit S.à.r.l
under the supervision of Mr. Philippe Meyer will be appointed as the
Company's auditors for the financial year ending on December 31,
2009.

Documents

Copies of the Board's proposals, and their enclosures, and the
documents related to the financial statements will be on display for
inspection by the shareholders from 9.00 am CET on February 27, 2009
on the company's website at www.elcoteq.com. Copies of the
aforementioned documents will be mailed to shareholders upon request
and will be on display at Elcoteq SE offices in Luxembourg and in
Espoo (Finland).

Right to Participate in the Meeting

Shareholders who are in the Company's shareholder register maintained
by the Euroclear Finland Ltd on March 13, 2009 shall have the right
to participate and vote in the Annual General Meeting.

Registration to the Annual General Meeting

To participate and have the right to vote in the meeting, the
registered shareholders shall notify the Company of their attendance
by March 18, 2009 4.00 pm CET either on the Company's website
www.elcoteq.com, or in writing to Elcoteq SE, Finnish Branch, AGM,
P.O. Box 8, FI-02631 Espoo, Finland, or by telefax +358 10 413 1804,
or by telephone +358 10 413 2081 between the hours of 8.00-10.00 am
or 12.00-3.00 pm CET. Shareholders are kindly requested to provide
their name, address and telephone number. Notification of
participation must reach the Company before the notification period
expires.

Representation

Shareholder shall exercise his right at the Annual General Meeting
either in person or through a representative on the basis of a duly
signed and dated proxy or other reliable documentation proving his
authorization. Any powers of attorney, correctly detailed and dated,
must reach the Company at the above address for inspection before the
notification period expires on March 18, 2009.

Language of the Meeting

The meeting will be held in the English language.

Shareholder Information Meeting in Helsinki, Finland

Prior to the Annual General Meeting, shareholders can participate in
a shareholder information meeting held in the Nordica I cabinet of
the Hotel Scandic Continental, Mannerheimintie 46, Helsinki, Finland.
The meeting takes place at 13.00 pm EET (12.00 CET) on Wednesday,
March 18, 2009. The meeting will be held in the Finnish language.

Registration to the Shareholder Information Meeting in Helsinki,
Finland

The registered shareholders shall notify the Company of their
attendance to shareholder information meeting by March 13, 2009, 4.00
pm EET either through the Company's website www.elcoteq.com, or in
writing to Elcoteq SE, Finnish Branch, shareholder meeting, P.O. Box
8, FI-02631 Espoo, Finland, or by telefax +358 10 413 1804, or by
telephone +358 10 413 2081 between the hours of 8.00 - 10.00 am or
12.00 am - 3.00 pm CET (9.00 - 11.00 am or 1.00 - 4.00 pm EET).
Shareholders are kindly requested to provide their name, address and
telephone number as well as indicate whether they will participate
only in the shareholder meeting in Helsinki or also in the Annual
General Meeting in Luxembourg. Notification of participation must
reach the Company before the notification period expires.


ELCOTEQ SE

Board of Directors


Further information:
Markus Kivimäki, SVP, Legal Affairs, tel. +358 10 413 1248


About Elcoteq
Elcoteq SE is a leading electronics manufacturing services (EMS)
company in the communications technology field. Elcoteq's global
service offering covers the entire lifecycle of products, from
product development to after market services. By further combining
mechanics expertise into its service offering, Elcoteq's vision is to
be a leading integrated electronics manufacturing services (IEMS)
company.
Elcoteq provides global end-to-end solutions consisting of product
development services, supply chain management, NPI, manufacturing,
and after market services for the whole lifecycle of its customers'
products. These products include Personal Communications products
such as mobile phones and their parts, Home Communications products
such as set-top boxes and flat panel TVs as well as Communications
Networks products such as base-stations, tower-top amplifiers, and
microwave systems.

Elcoteq operates in 15 countries on four continents and employs some
19,000 people. The Group's consolidated net sales for 2008 totaled
3.4 billion euros. Elcoteq SE is listed on the Nasdaq OMX Helsinki
Ltd. For more information visit the Elcoteq website at
www.elcoteq.com.


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