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Corporate issues

Asseco Central Europe is fully aware of the importance of havin corporate governance standards in place and complying with them. In accordance with standards in the Polish market, the above corporate management principles and methodology - Best practices - were incorpoated into the Company´s documetns and procedures. The Company Managment Code was approved by the Company´s Board of Directors and published as the Statement on the company’s compliance with the corporate governance recommendations and principles contained in the Code of Best Practice for WSE Listed Companies 2016 on February 19, 2016.

GSMs Procedures

Shareholder´s Participation in the GSM
The right of the shareholder to attend the GSM is checked upon an extract of the shareholder´s account led by the member of Central Securities Depository in the Slovak Republic or by the member of foreign central depository made ount on the decided date.

Extract of the shareholder's account (certificate)
In case that the certificate is sent to the Company directly by the depository (bank or other member of central depository),it is necessary to present it either in Slovak or English language.
In case the certificate is sent by the shareholder himself, it is necessary to present a sworn translation into Slovak.
All related costs are borne directly by shareholders.

Granting power of attorney
Considering Slovak legislation, all shareholders who wish to grant a power of attorney (POAT) to any person to represent them on the GSM are recommended to use the attached template and to attest their signature on the POAT by a notary in Slovakia. According to many bilateral agreements among Slovakia and rest EU countries both sides accept notaries of each other without apostille in case of state institution actions (courts, prosecutors, etc.), the Company also decided not to demand apostille in case foreign notary authorises the POAT. So apostille is not needed.
May a POAT be prepared in a different language version than the attached template, it is necessary to present a sworn translation; apostile is obligatory.

Extract from the commercial register
In case a corporation is granting a power of attorney, the authorized person should also bring a current extract from the commercial register of the respective country (not older less 3 months); the stipulations about language apply accordingly.
All related costs are borne directly by shareholders.

Means of voting at the GSM
In line with the statutes of the Company the shareholders should vote by voting ticket at the GSM. In case the process will request an alternative organizational arrangement, the chairperson of the GSM (or another person in line with the statutes stipulations) will propose it on the spot.

Decision-Making by the GSM
The number of a shareholder's votes shall depend on the nominal value of shares held by such shareholder. Each share with a nominal value 0.033194 EUR shall represent one vote. Dated March 22nd, 2009 the capital of Company is devided into 21,360,000 pc shares, each in a nominal value of 0.033194 EUR.

Official language of the GSM
The official language of the GSM is Slovak. Any acts or procedures where the shareholder would seek for translation into foreign language are to be provided for by the shareholder himself. All related costs are borne directly by shareholders, too.
Further provisions on procedure and the guarantee that Shareholders' Meetings are organized, competence of the Shareholders' Meeting and other matters related to the Shareholders' Meeting are included in Asseco Central Europe's articles of association, as amended.

Information published before the GSM
Invitation to GSM
Draft resolutions of GSM
Minutes of 03/29/2017
Annual report of the company for 2016
Consolidated annual report of the company for 2016
Power of Attorney
Articles of Association

Dividend Policy

Dividends for the year 2015

  • 2017-04-05 / Recognition day of dividends for 2016
  • 2017-04-28 / Payment day of dividend for 2016

Asseco Central Europe, a. s. publishes information about decision to pay out of dividends in the form of current reports. The current report is published through the information system of Warsaw Stock Exchange ESPI and on our web site in the section Investors/Current reports.
Dividends are paid out trough the depository system of the Polish national Depository for Securities, which transfers funds comprising the dividend directly to the securities accounts of entitled person, held with broker houses.

The respective Slovak law
Pursuant to sub-paragraph 1 in paragraph 178 of the Slovak Commercial Code (Law No. 513/1991) each shareholder is entitled to share the profits earned by the company (a dividend), appropriated for their distribution by the General Meeting on the basis of the Company’s financial results. Pursuant to sub-paragraphs 5 and 6 of this paragraph the relevant date for the determination of the party authorized to apply the right to dividends and also the form and place of dividends payment will be determined by the General Meeting, which approved the proposal of distribution of profits of the Company. In a public company such day may not be earlier than the 5th day following the date of the General Meeting and may not be later than the 30th day from the date of the General Meeting. In case of public company the dividends must be paid to the 60th day at latest from the relevant date determined according to sub-paragraph 5.

The respective rules of the Warsaw Stock Exchange
Pursuant to paragraph 9 in Chapter 3 of the Detailed Rules of Stock Exchange Trading (adopted by the WSE Management Board by Resolution No. 4/2006 dated 10 January 2006) the issuer is obliged to notify immediately the Exchange that resolution declaring dividend has been passed and in addition notify of the amount of the dividend, the date of record for determination of the dividend rights and the dividend payment date. The issuer is also obliged to submit to the Exchange the relevant resolutions of the company’s relevant body.

The respective rules of the Polish National Depository for Securities
Pursuant to paragraph 106 of the Detailed Rules of the Polish National Depository for Securities dated January 03, 2012 issuer shall notify depository of the amount of the divides per share as well as of the day of record for determination of the dividend rights and the dividend payment day, not later than 10 days prior to day of record for determination of the dividend rights and make transfer immediately. The payment day shall be not earlier than 10 days after the day of record for determination of the dividend rights.

Historical Dividends (for financial year)

  2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Total dividend
in EUR thousands
11.107.200 10.039.200 7.903.200 10.039.200 14.097.600 4.699. 200
Dividend per share
in EUR
0.52 0.47 0.37 0.47 0.66 0.22
Dividend record date 5-04-2016 8-04-2015 17-04-2014 18-04-2013 24-04-2012 10-05-2011
Dividend payment date 19-04-2016 1st
28-04-2014 29-04-2013 4-05-2012 24-05-2011