Extraordinary General Meeting, any meeting of a company's shareholders other than its AGM. EGMs are held to enable shareholders to approve special transactions such as large acquisitions, mergers and disposals.
Extraordinary General Meeting. Every General Meeting except the Annual General Meeting is called an Extraordinary General Meeting. They are usually held to discuss business that cannot wait until the next Annual General Meeting.
Extraordinary general meeting. A meeting called either by the Board of Directors or shareholders of a company to discuss special business. This would include matters, such as, a proposed takeover or merger, or a substantial change in the way the business is to be run. (If the meeting is called by shareholders then they must hold at least 10% of the voting rights of the company's shares).