On April 25, 2019, the General Meeting of Shareholders approved the annual financial statements for the year ended on December 31, 2018, the distribution of net profit achieved in 2018, the total gross dividend per share related to the 2018 result, related to retained earnings and in accordance with the provisions of Article 43 of GEO No.114/2018 and the payment date.
Information regarding the dividends:
· The total value of the Gross Dividend is 4.17 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 dividends is 5%;
· Net dividends payment will start on June 24, 2019 (Payment Date) and continues for a period of 3 years; the deadline for payment is June 24, 2022;
· Romgaz shareholders registered in the Shareholders Registry (kept by Depozitarul Central) on the Record Date May 31, 2019 have the right to receive the dividends;
· „Ex-date”, the date as of which the financial instruments are traded without the right of receiving dividends, is May 30, 2019.
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 Depozitarul Central S.A.system
B. For individuals/legal entities/other entities who do not have an account opened with a PARTICIPANT/INTERMEDIARY (SSIF/ Custodian Bank/ Broker)
B.1. Through 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: