On April 22, 2020, the General Meeting of Shareholders approved the annual financial statements for the year ended on December 31, 2019, the distribution of net profit achieved in 2019, the total gross dividend per share related to the 2019 result and to retained earnings and the payment date.
Information regarding the dividends:
· The total value of the Gross Dividend is 1.61 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 July 24, 2020 (Payment Date) and will continue for a period of 3 years; the deadline for payment is July 24, 2023;
· Romgaz shareholders registered in the Shareholders Registry (kept by Depozitarul Central) on the Record Date July 3, 2020 have the right to receive dividends;
· „Ex-date”, the date as of which the financial instruments are traded without the right of receiving dividends, is July 2, 2020.
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.