National Atomic Company Kazatomprom JSC (hereinafter referred to as the Company or NAC Kazatomprom JSC), registered at No. 17/12, E10 Str., Yessil District, Nur-Sultan, Z05T1X3, the Republic of Kazakhstan, and located at No. 17/12, E10 Str., Yessil District, Nur-Sultan, Z05T1X3, the Republic of Kazakhstan, hereby notifies its shareholders of holding an absentee extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of NAC Kazatomprom JSC with the following agenda:
Approval of the agenda of the extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of NAC Kazatomprom JSC.
Approval of the audit company that will conduct audit of NAC Kazatomprom JSC.
The extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of NAC Kazatomprom JSC was initiated by the Company Board of Directors (Minutes No.10/19 dated October 16, 2019).
Start date for ballots submission: November 25, 2019.
Closing date for ballots submission: December 03, 2019, 6:30 pm (Nur-Sultan time).
Date of votes counting: December 04, 2019, 6:30 pm (Nur-Sultan time).
Record date and time for the extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders: October 18, 2019, 00 hours 00 minutes (Nur-Sultan time).
The agenda materials for the extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders will be available to shareholders no later than 10 days before the date of the meeting, at the Company’s headquarters at the following address: Office 11, Floor 18, No. 17/12, E10 Str., Yessil District, Nur-Sultan, Z05T1X3, Republic of Kazakhstan, from 9:00 am till 6:30 pm (Nur-Sultan time) on business days. If requested by a shareholder, the agenda materials may be sent to a shareholder within 3 (three) working days from the date of the request, however, such shareholder shall bear expenses for making copies and delivery of the documents. The requests from shareholders shall be sent to the actual location address of the Company in the manner established by the legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of NAC Kazatomprom JSC is held in accordance with Articles 35-41, 43-47 and 49-52 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 13, 2003 No.415-II “On Joint-Stock Companies”.
The notice and ballot of the upcoming extraordinary General Meeting will also be be available on the Company’s website and in the press in compliance with the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”.
When voting by an absentee ballot a shareholder shall indicate his/her full name / name of a legal entity, the number of voting shares, and shall choose one of the voting options.
An absentee ballot shall be signed by a shareholder – an individual (a representative of a shareholder – an individual), who shall indicate his/her identity document (ID / passport number, date of issue, issuing authority, and individual identification number (IIN)). A shareholder shall also provide a copy of his/her identity document.
Absentee voting ballot of a shareholder - a legal entity shall be signed by its CEO (a representative of a shareholder – legal entity).
A ballot which is not signed by a shareholder – an individual, or the CEO of a shareholder - a legal entity or a representative of a shareholder – an individual, or a representative of a shareholder – legal entity shall be deemed invalid.
Only one voting option shall be marked in the ballot.
The absentee ballot shall be received by the Company or delivered by courier to the office of Kazatomprom at the address: 17/12, E10 Str., Yessil District, Nur-Sultan, Z05T1X3, Republic of Kazakhstan, by 6:30 pm, December 03, 2019.
If an absentee ballot is signed by a shareholder’s representative, a copy of the power of attorney or other document confirming the authority of the representative of the shareholder shall be attached.
For votes counting, only those votes on the agenda items are counted where a shareholder (a representative of a shareholder) followed the procedure of voting prescribed in the ballot, and only one of the voting options was marked.
The General Meeting of Shareholders may consider and make decisions on the agenda items only if the shareholders (representatives of shareholders), included in the list of shareholders entitled to participate and vote, and owning in total fifty or more percent of voting shares of the Company, were registered as of the date or on the closing date for submission of ballots.
The list of the Company’s shareholders entitled to participate and vote at the extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of NAC Kazatomprom JSC is compiled by the Central Securities Depository JSC based on the data of Kazatomprom’s shareholders register system.
If, after compiling a list of shareholders entitled to participate and vote at the General Meeting of Shareholders, a person included in such a list alienated his/her voting shares, the right to participate in the General Meeting of Shareholders is transferred to a new shareholder. In such a case, the documents confirming the ownership of the shares shall be submitted.
Any shareholder of NAC Kazatomprom JSV has the right to participate in the management of the Company in the manner prescribed by Law No.415-II of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated May 13, 2003 “On Joint-Stock Companies” and (or) the Charter of the Company.
The holders of Global Depositary Receipts are entitled to vote at the General Meetings of Shareholders on behalf of the beneficial owners in relation to the deposited shares, provided that identification and other information required by the applicable Kazakhstan law on such beneficial owners has been submitted to the Central Securities Depository JSC through the Depository (Citibank NA).
For further information, please contact:
Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders Inquiries
Maira Tnymbergenova, Corporate Secretary
Tel: +7 7172 45 81 63
Kazatomprom Investor Relations Inquiries
Cory Kos, Head of Investor Relations
Tel: +7 7172 45 81 69
Kazatomprom Public Relations and Media Inquiries
Torgyn Mukayeva, Head of Public Relations and Internal Communication Department
Tel: +7 7172 45 80 63
Powerscourt – London (Giles Read)
Tel: +44 20 7250 1446
A copy of this announcement will be made available at www.kazatomprom.kz.
Kazatomprom is the world's largest producer of uranium, with the company’s attributable production representing approximately 23% of total global uranium primary production in 2018. The Group benefits from the largest reserve base in the industry. Kazatomprom operates, through its subsidiaries, JVs and Associates, 26 deposits grouped into 13 mining assets, all of which are located in Kazakhstan and mined using ISR technology.
Kazatomprom securities are listed on London Stock Exchange and Astana International Exchange. As the national atomic company in the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Company has partnered with substantially all of the leading players in the nuclear and uranium industry globally. The Group's primary customers are operators of nuclear generation capacity, and the principal export markets for the Group's products are China, South and Eastern Asia, Europe and North America. The Group sells uranium and uranium products under long-term contracts, short-term contracts, as well as in the spot market, directly from its headquarters or through its Switzerland-based trading subsidiary, THK.
For more information, please see our newly updated website at http://www.kazatomprom.kz
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