SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of October 2020
Commission File Number: 001-36515
(Address of principal executive office)
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On October 20, 2020, Materialise NV (the Company or Materialise) announced that it will hold an extraordinary general meeting of its shareholders on November 5, 2020 at 12:00 p.m., Central European Time, (i) to dismiss BDO Bedrijfsrevisoren CVBA and appoint KPMG Bedrijfsrevisoren CVBA as the Companys statutory auditor for Belgian company law purposes for a period of three years; (ii) to amend certain of the provisions of the Companys articles of association (the Articles) related to the Companys object and purpose and the responsibilities of the Companys Board of Directors (the Board); (iii) to renew the authorization and grant a special authorization to the Board to increase the Companys share capital under certain circumstances and to make certain related changes to the Articles; (iv) to re-authorize the directors of the Company to acquire and dispose of the Companys shares under certain circumstances and to make certain related changes to the Articles; and (v) to make certain changes to the Articles in order to bring them in line with certain recent changes to the Belgian Companies and Associations Code.
The extraordinary general meeting will be held at the offices of notary Stijn Raes, located at Kortrijksesteenweg 1147, 9051 Ghent.
The convening notices and other documents pertaining to the extraordinary general shareholders meeting, including the proposed new articles of association of the Company, are available on Materialises website at http://investors.materialise.com on the Governance page.
|99.1||Press Release dated October 20, 2020|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Chief Executive Officer
Date: October 30, 2020
Materialise to Hold Special and Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting on November 5, 2020
Leuven, BelgiumOctober 20, 2020-- Materialise NV (NASDAQ:MTLS), a leading provider of additive manufacturing software and of sophisticated 3D printing solutions, today announced that it will host a special and extraordinary general shareholders meeting at 12:00 PM CEST on Thursday, November 5, 2020.
The event will be held at the offices of notary Stijn Raes, located at Kortrijksesteenweg 1147, 9051 Ghent. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Materialise will offer the possibility to attend the meetings electronically and recommends that the security holders that wish to participate in the meetings make, as much as practically possible, use of the right to vote by proxy or by voting form. Dial-in details will be provided on http://investors.materialise.com on the Events & Presentations page.
The convening notices and other documents, pertaining to the special and extraordinary general shareholders meeting, including the proposed new articles of association, are available on Materialises website at http://investors.materialise.com on the Governance page.
Materialise incorporates 30 years of 3D printing experience into a range of software solutions and 3D printing services, which together form the backbone of the 3D printing industry. Materialises open and flexible solutions enable players in a wide variety of industries, including healthcare, automotive, aerospace, art and design, and consumer goods, to build innovative 3D printing applications that aim to make the world a better and healthier place. Headquartered in Belgium, with branches worldwide, Materialise combines the largest group of software developers in the industry with one of the largest and most complete 3D printing facilities in the world. For additional information, please visit: www.materialise.com.