Steffen Føreid, Chief Financial Officer
Tel +47 975 57 406
Arild Jæger, Investor Relations
Tel +47 975 57 408
Through compliance with the HLNG Corporate Governance Policy as adopted by the Board, the Board and management shall contribute to achieving the following objectives:Trust:
Good corporate governance shall establish a basis for trust in the Board and the management by the shareholders and other stakeholders. Trust shall also be built by ensuring that the Company’s behaviour is in accordance with the stated policy.Transparency:
Communication with HLNG’s shareholders shall be based on transparency in relation to the affairs of the Company, which are of importance for assessing the Company’s development and financial position.Independency:
The relation between the Board, the management and the shareholders shall be on an independent basis. This will ensure that decisions are made on the basis of qualified and neutral reasons.Equality:
HLNG aims to give all its shareholders equal treatment and rights.Control and management:
Good control and governance mechanisms shall contribute to predictability and reduction of risk.
Höegh LNG has a policy of openness when it comes to reporting information to stakeholders. Periodical reports include quarterly reports and the Annual Report. All reports are published through stock exchange releases and at the Company’s web page. Main events are also reported through press and stock exchange releases.
The Rules of Procedure for the Board of Directors includes guidelines in order to secure disclosure in accordance with the financial calendar adopted by the Board.
Outside of the general meeting, contact with the shareholders is handled by the Company’s management, mainly the CEO, CFO and Head of IR, which aims at maintaining an active dialogue with the investor market and other relevant interested parties. In 2012, the Company conducted 277 meetings with investors, held 11 conference presentations and 13 broker presentations.
The Company complies with the Oslo Børs Code of Practice for Reporting IR Information, save as follows: The Company publishes interim report as soon as possible, and has an aim to publish the reports no later than on the 15th day of the second month after the end of the quarter. However, this is due to internal procedures not always obtainable.