Notice of Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an annual general and special meeting (the “Meeting”) of the shareholders of Akumin Inc. will be held on May 13, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern time) electronically only through a virtual meeting portal hosted by TSX Trust Company (“TSX Trust”) at https://virtual-meetings.tsxtrust.com/1090, the meeting ID is “1090” and password is “akumin2021”, for the following purposes:
|a)||to receive and consider the annual audited consolidated financial statements of Akumin for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, together with the auditors’ report thereon;|
|b)||to elect the directors of the Company who will serve until the end of the next annual meeting of shareholders;|
|c)||to appoint the Company’s external auditors, Ernst & Young LLP, who will serve until the end of the next annual meeting of shareholders, and to authorize the members of the Audit Committee of the Company to fix such auditor’s remuneration;|
|d)||to consider and, if deemed appropriate, to pass, with or without variation, an ordinary resolution confirming amendments to the Company’s By-law No. 1 which are reflected in Amended and Restated By-Law No. 1 approved and adopted by the directors of the Company, which amendments increase the quorum requirement for meetings of shareholders, the full text of which resolution is set out in the accompanying Management Information Circular; and|
|e)||to consider such other business as may properly be brought before the Meeting or any adjournment(s) or postponement(s) thereof.|
In this Notice, “Company”, “Akumin”, “we”, “us” or “our” refer to Akumin Inc., together with our subsidiaries, on a consolidated basis, as of the date hereof. “You” and “your” refer to Akumin shareholders.
Who has the right to vote
You are entitled to receive notice of and vote at the Meeting, or any adjournment(s) or postponement(s) thereof, if you were a holder of common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) at the close of business on the record date, which the board of directors of the Company has fixed as April 1, 2021.
Your vote is important
This Notice is accompanied by the Management Information Circular, a form of proxy for a registered shareholder or a voting instruction form for a beneficial shareholder (collectively, the "Meeting Materials"). As an Akumin shareholder, it is important that you read the accompanying Meeting Materials carefully.
You are entitled to vote at the Meeting either in person (by virtual attendance) or by proxy. If you are unable to attend the Meeting in person (by virtual attendance), you are requested to vote your Common Shares using the enclosed form of proxy or voting instruction form, as applicable.
Registered shareholders should complete and sign the enclosed form of proxy and return it in the envelope provided.
Alternative methods of voting by proxy are outlined in the accompanying Management Information Circular.
Proxies must be received by the Company’s transfer agent, TSX Trust, by no later than 10:00 a.m. (Eastern time) on May 11, 2021 either by: (a) mailing it to the following address: TSX Trust Company, 100 Adelaide Street West, Suite 301, Toronto ON M5H 4H1, Attention: Proxy Department; (b) faxing it to 416-595-9593; or (c) emailing a PDF copy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proxies may also be voted online at www.voteproxyonline.com by inserting the 12-digit control number listed on your proxy.
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Alternatively, registered shareholders may attend the Meeting by logging into the virtual portal hosted by TSX Trust at https://virtual-meetings.tsxtrust.com/1090, the meeting ID is “1090” and password is “akumin2021”. To register for the
Meeting, registered shareholders must go to that website using Chrome, Safari, Edge or Firefox (but not Internet Explorer) internet browsers, enter the control number included in the form of proxy such shareholder received from our transfer agent, TSX Trust, and enter the case sensitive password (password is: akumin2021) included with the Meeting materials sent to the shareholder.
If you are a non-registered beneficial shareholder, you should review the voting instruction form provided by your intermediary, which sets out the procedures to be followed for voting Common Shares that are held through intermediaries.
Shareholders are reminded to review the Management Information Circular before voting.
DATED this 7th day of April, 2021.
BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
(signed) Riadh Zine
President and Chief Executive Officer, Director
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