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14-06-2018 - Information by BSE-Sofia (Information by BSE-Sofia)

With reference to the invitation for an annual General meeting of the shareholders (GMS) of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange - Sofia AD (BSE-Sofia, the Exchange) scheduled for 18.06.2018 (Monday) at 10 h, BSE - Sofia hereby reminds its shareholders, that the registration for participation in the general meeting of the Exchange via electronic means in the system for Electronic general meetings of Central Depository AD EPOS is available. Shareholders of the Exchange, holding a qualified electronic signature (QES) according to the Electronic document and electronic certification services act, may register for participation in the General Meeting no later than 10:00 on 18 June 2018. Each entity, being a shareholder as of 04.06.2018, is entitled to vote at the GMS. The EPOS system provides the following options to the shareholders:
- to watch the general meeting in real time;
- to vote for each agenda item remotely during the GMS by filling in the relevant electronic forms, when voting on the relevant item is open;
- to vote in advance on the scheduled agenda by recording their vote by the end of the day preceding the day of holding the GMS, namely until 17.06.2018 inclusive at the latest;
- to authorize a third person who has a QES to vote on their behalf.
The specific guidelines for working with the EPOS system are published on the Central Depositary's website. Electronic signatures of shareholders - natural persons - are automatically registered in the system. The electronic signatures of the shareholders - legal entities - are registered after an application for registration is filed and approved by an employee of BSE-Sofia.
Registration for participation in the GMS by electronic means by the persons, representing a legal entity, is approved by the Exchange under the following conditions:
1. Legal representation:
- If the applicant represents the shareholder - a legal entity - individually;
- If the applicant represents the shareholder - a legal person - together with other persons and the BSE-Sofia receives a power of attorney from the said persons for the applicant.
2. Power of Attorney:
- If the applicant has no representative power in the shareholder - a legal entity - a power of attorney by the representatives of the shareholder for the participation of the applicant in the GMS shall be submitted to the BSE-Sofia.
The power of attorney template is approved by decision of the Board of Directors of BSE-Sofia AD and is available in the materials for the General meeting of shareholders, published in the electronic media X3News as well as on the website of The Exchange.
Further information on participation in the GMS via electronic means can be found in the GMS Invitation (available in the Bulgarian language only).
A guide to working with the EPOS system of Central Depository AD can be found at the following website: http://epos.csd-bg.bg/epos/usersguide.xhtml