In accordance with Federal Law No. 208 On Joint-Stock Companies dated 26 December 2005, annual general meetings of shareholders are held between 1 March and 30 June of the year following the reporting year. The exact date and venue of each meeting are determined by the Board of Directors of SIBUR Holding. Announcements of General Meetings of Shareholders are published on SIBUR’s corporate website at https://www.sibur.ru
The Company’s shareholders included in the list of persons entitled to participate in the General Meeting may take part in such General Meeting of Shareholders.
The list of persons entitled to participate in a General Meeting is compiled by the Company’s registrar in line with the register of shareholders and information on persons exercising their rights in respect of the shares received from nominee shareholders having nominee accounts on the register.
The date of the list of persons entitled to participate in a General Meeting of SIBUR Holding’s Shareholders (the record date) is determined by the Board of Directors.
In accordance with Clause 17.5 of SIBUR Holding’s Charter, a General Meeting voting ballot shall be sent or delivered against receipt to each person registered in the Company’s register of shareholders and entitled to participate in the General Meeting no later than twenty (20) days prior to the General Meeting.
If a person on the Company's register of shareholders is a nominee shareholder, a notice of the General Meeting and all the information (materials) subject to be provided to persons entitled to participate in the General Meeting of Shareholders during the preparation of such General Meeting, as well as a voting ballot, shall be provided to the registrar to be forwarded to a nominee shareholder having a nominee account on the Company's register of shareholders.
The shareholder’s right to participate in the General Meeting of Shareholders can be exercised personally or by proxy.
Resolutions to pay (declare) dividends, including resolutions on the dividend amount and form of payment for each share category (type), as well as the dividend record date, are adopted by the General Meeting of Shareholders. The amount of dividends shall not exceed the one recommended by the Board of Directors. The resolution on the dividend record date shall only be made upon the proposal of the Company's Board of Directors. A resolution to pay dividends shall state the amount of dividend per share and the total amount allocated for the dividend payment.
Dividends are paid to persons who were shareholders of the relevant share category (type) or persons exercising rights with respect to such shares in accordance with the federal laws of the Russian Federation as at the end of the business day on the dividend record date.
The dividend record date as per the resolution to pay (declare) dividends shall not be set earlier than ten (10) days and later than twenty (20) days after the date of such resolution.
You may request dividend payment within three years from the date of the resolution on a dividend payout. Upon the expiry of such period, declared and unclaimed dividends are restored as part of the Company’s retained earnings and are no longer payable.
According to the Company’s Charter, dividends can be paid every quarter, six months, or annually.
The dividends are paid in cash and other property, including but not limited to securities.
Cash dividends are paid by an electronic transfer made by the Company or, upon its instruction, by the registrar in charge of the Company's register of shareholders or by a credit institution in accordance with the Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies. Persons that are entitled to dividends and whose rights to shares are recorded by a nominee shareholder receive cash dividends via their depositary.
To get a certificate of personal income tax on earnings received in the form of dividends for the year they are paid in, send an application signed by a shareholder to SIBUR’s corporate governance unit.
The application shall contain the following:
Due to confidentiality reasons, the certificate can only be received:
Note to shareholders using depositary services: the depositary that pays you the income from securities of Russian issuers and has your rights over such shares recorded in accordance with Clause 5 Article 226.1 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation shall act as your tax agent for transactions with securities. Contact your depositary if you wish to get a 2-NDFL certificate.
You can get up-to-date information on the number of shares you own by requesting a statement from your personal or depositary account (from the registrar or depositary).
The Company’s shares are uncertificated. Share ownership is confirmed by:
SIBUR Holding’s authorised capital amounts to RUB 25,629,165,890 and is divided into 2,562,916,589 ordinary registered shares.
The nominal value of one SIBUR Holding’s ordinary share is RUB 10.
In accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation, sales of securities, including shares, result in the following income taxes:
Documents confirming the aforementioned costs are issued by individuals and entities that kept and sold shares on behalf of the shareholder or acquired them from the shareholder (brokers, trustees, management companies, and other persons conducting securities transactions on behalf of shareholders).
If a tax agent (broker or trustee) fails to withhold a personal income tax for whatever reason, an income statement accompanied by the aforementioned documents shall be filed with a tax authority following the end of the year when the shares were sold.
SIBUR Holding ensures that a register of its shareholders is maintained and stored in accordance with the Federal Law On the Securities Market, the Federal Law On Joint-Stock Companies and other laws and regulations of the Russian Federation.
The record of holders of SIBUR Holding’s ordinary registered shares is kept by JSC DRAGA.
The Company's register of shareholders includes information on each registered person, the number and categories (types) of shares owned by each registered person and other data as prescribed by laws and regulations of the Russian Federation.
The registrar conducts operations stipulated by the laws of the Russian Federation, including the opening of personal accounts, providing information from the register of shareholders, and amending data on the registered person's (shareholder's) account regarding the shareholder's name, surname and patronymic, details of the identification document, registered address, postal address, or bank details for sending dividends and other information.