Definitions for "Extraordinary General Meeting"
a meeting that a company's directors may call if they need to consult shareholders over matters that cannot wait for the -next AGM.
Ad hoc shareholders’ meetings held by a company for a specific purpose, such as to approve a major transaction. Fourteen days notice must be given of such a meeting, if only ordinary resolutions are to be discussed. If a special resolution is to be discussed, 21 days notice is required. The notice period may only be shortened if at least 95% of shareholders agree.
A meeting of shareholders called in addition to the AGM to discuss a particular situation affecting the shareholders and their holdings.