Investor NewsResults of AGM held on 19 February 2010February 24, 2010
The following are the results of Nýherji's Annual General Meeting (AGM), held
in the company's conference hall at Borgartún 37, at 4:00 pm on 19 February

1.  The company's annual financial statements were submitted and adopted

2.  A motion was approved to the effect that no dividends would be paid for the
    2009 operating year. 

3.  A motion was adopted proposing that compensation paid to the Board for the
    2009 operating year be as follows: To the Chairman of the Board, ISK
    2,550,000; to other directors, ISK 850,000; alternate, ISK  63,000 for each
    meeting attended. 
4.  The following motion to amend Article 2.1 of the company's Articles of
    Association was adopted. At the end of the Article, the following temporary
    provision shall be added: 

    The company's Board of Directors is authorised, cf. Art. 41 of the Act on
    Public Limited Companies, to increase the company's share capital by up to
    ISK 120 million with the sale of new shares. The current shareholders waive
    their pre-emptive rights to acquire these shares. The company's Board of
    Directors shall determine the offering price of the shares and rules on
    sale in each instance. Subscriptions shall be carried out as provided for in
    the company's Articles of Association and Chapter V of the Act on Public
    Limited Companies. There shall be no restrictions on trading in the new
    shares. The new shares shall confer rights in the company as of the date the
    increase in share capital is registered. Nýherji's Board of Directors may
    exercise this authorisation within three years of its adoption. 

5.  An authorisation was approved for the company's Board of Directors to
    acquire up to 10% of the nominal value of the company's shares, cf. Chapter
    VIII of Act No. 2/1995, on Public Limited Companies. The purchase price of
    the shares may not be more than 20% above or below the latest listed price
    on OMX Iceland. This authorisation shall be valid for up to 18 months. 

6.  It was agreed that the Board of Directors for the coming operating year
    will be composed of the following: Benedikt Jóhannesson (Chairman of the
    Board), Árni Vilhjálmsson and Guðmundur Jóh. Jónsson; Jafet S. Ólafsson is
    an alternate Director. 	 

7.  The motion that KPMG hf. be elected as the company's auditor was adopted.

The new Board of Directors decided on the division of its tasks at a Board
meeting held directly following the AGM. Benedikt Jóhannesson shall serve as
Chairman of the Board. Árni Vilhjálmsson was elected Vice-chairman. 

The Chairman's speech is attached.
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