On April 26, 2018, the General Meeting of Shareholders approved the annual financial statements for the year 2017, the distribution of net profit, the total gross dividend per share for year 2017 and distributed from retained earnings (“2017 dividends”) and the payment date.
Information regarding the dividends:
· The total value of the Gross Dividend is 4.99 RON/share; applicable withholding tax payable will be deducted prior to payment, at the legal rate. According to the Romanian Fiscal Code, the standard tax rate applicable to the dividends is 5%;
· Net dividends payment will start on July 27, 2018 (Payment Day) and continues for a period of 3 years; the deadline for payment is July 27, 2021;
· Romgaz shareholders registered in the Shareholders Registry (kept by Depozitarul Central) on the Record Date July 6, 2018 have the right to receive 2017 dividends;
· „Ex-date”, the date as of which the financial instruments are traded without the right of receiving dividends, is July 5, 2018.
Dividends are being paid in RON via Depozitarul Central S.A. and the Payment Agent BRD – Groupe Societe Generale S.A.
DIVIDEND PAYMENT METHODS:
A. For individuals/legal entities/other entities having accounts opened with a PARTICIPANT/INTERMEDIARY (SSIF/ Custodian Bank/Broker)
→ through Participants in the system of Depozitarul Central S.A.
B. For individuals/legal entities/other entities who do not have an account opened with a PARTICIPANT/INTERMEDIARY (SSIF/ Custodian Bank/Broker)
B.1. By BANK TRANSFER in compliance with the requests sent directly to Depozitarul Central S.A.
B.2. Through the PAYMENT AGENT BRD - Groupe Societe Generale S.A:.
→ In CASH – exclusively for individuals
→ Through BANK TRANSFER – for individuals / legal entities/other entities
List of BRD agencies: