The Extraordinary General Meeting of ForteBank JSC Shareholders will be held on June 7, 2022
Notice: the Extraordinary General Meeting of ForteBank JSC Shareholders will be held on June 7, 2022
ForteBank JSC (hereinafter referred to as the “Bank”) with the executive board (Management Board) located at: 8/1, Dostyk str., Yessil district, Nur-Sultan city, Z05P1P0/010017, Republic of Kazakhstan, hereby notifies its shareholders that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (hereinafter the “Meeting”) summoned at the initiative of the Board of Directors of the Bank (Minutes dated May 6th, 2022 No. 16) on the basis of Article 35.1, Article 37.2.1, 37.3.3) and Article 41 of the Republic of Kazakhstan Law “On Joint Stock Companies” (hereinafter the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”). The Meeting will be held on June 7, 2022 at 10.00 a.m. (Nur-Sultan time) at the following address: Conference Room “Astana”, 8th floor, 8/1, Dostyk str., Nur-Sultan city. The participants shall be registered on June 7, 2022 from 09.00 a.m. to 09.45 a.m. (Nur-Sultan time) at the venue of the Meeting. The register of the Bank shareholders eligible to participate in the Meeting will be compiled as at 00.00 a.m. (Nur-Sultan time) on May 23, 2022. In the absence of a quorum, the adjourned Extraordinary General Meeting of the Bank Shareholders will be held on June 8, 2022 at 10.00 a.m. (Nur-Sultan time) at the same address and with the same agenda. The participants of the adjourned Extraordinary General Meeting of the Bank Shareholders will be registered on June 8, 2022 from 09.00 a.m. to 09.45 a.m. (Nur-Sultan time) at the venue of the Meeting.
- * Agenda of the Meeting
- On approval of amendment No. 2 to the Regulation on the Board of Directors of ForteBank JSC.
- * The agenda of the Meeting may be amended and/or supplemented as stipulated by the law. Pursuant to Article 44.4 of the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, the materials on issues of the agenda of the Meeting shall be prepared and available for familiarization of shareholders not later than 10 days before the date of the General Meeting of Shareholders at the location of the Management Board of the Bank. Upon request of a shareholder of the Bank, the materials on issues of the agenda of the Meeting shall be sent thereto within three business days of the day of receipt of the request, provided that the costs for making copies of documents and delivery of documents shall be borne by the shareholder. For more information on the Meeting holding, please call: +7 (7172) 59 99 99, extension 10200.
- * We hereby offer the shareholders of the Bank to get acquainted with the following procedure for the Meeting holding. In accordance with article 17.5 of the Republic of Kazakhstan Law “On Banks and Banking Activities in the Republic of Kazakhstan”, legal entities incorporated in offshore zones the list whereof is established by the competent authority (see: decree of the Management Board of the Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Regulation and Development of the Financial Market dated February 24, 2020 № 8 On Establishing the List of Offshore Zones for the Purposes of Banking and Insurance Activities, Activities of the Professional Participants of the Securities Markets and Other Licensed Types of Activities on the Securities Markets, Activities of the Joint Stock Investment Funds and Activities of the Organizations Conducting Micro-financial Activities), shall not be able to directly or indirectly own and (or) use, and (or) dispose the voting shares of the Republic of Kazakhstan resident banks. According to para.5-1 of the said article, the shareholder participating in the general Meeting of shareholders shall submit a statement which indicates the compliance with para.5 of this article by its shareholders (participants), in case the bank has no information on country of residence of such shareholders (participants). A shareholder who has not submitted the above stated statement is not allowed to participate in the general Meeting of shareholders. In this regard, at the registration, participants of the Meeting shall submit documents confirming their eligibility to participate in the Meeting and vote on issues considered at the Meeting. The shareholders (representatives thereof) arrived shall be registered before opening of the Meeting. It is required to have an identity document. A representative of the shareholder must submit a power of attorney confirming the authority thereof to participate and vote at the Meeting, or a document confirming the eligibility to act on behalf of the shareholder or represent interests thereof without a power of attorney. A shareholder (representative of a shareholder) who has not been registered shall not be counted in determining the quorum and shall not be entitled to vote. The Meeting opens at the announced time if a quorum is present. The Meeting shall hold elections of the chairperson and secretary of the Meeting, determine the form of voting – open or secret (by poll). In accordance with Article 50.1 of the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, voting on the agenda of the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders shall be carried out under the principle of “one share – one vote”, except for providing each person entitled to vote at the extraordinary general meeting of shareholders with one vote regarding the procedural matters related to holding the general meeting of shareholders. The chairperson shall not be entitled to interfere with the speeches of those eligible to participate in the discussion of the agenda issue, except for cases when such speeches result in violation of the rules of the Meeting or when the dispute on this issue is over. The Meeting of shareholders shall be entitled to adopt a resolution on suspension of its work and on extension of the period of work, including postponement of consideration of certain issues of the agenda of the General Meeting of Shareholders to the following day. The Meeting may be declared to be closed only after consideration of all issues of the agenda and adoption of resolutions thereon. In accordance with Article 52.1 of the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, the minutes of the Meeting shall be drawn up and signed within three business days after the closing of the Meeting. The Meeting shall be held in accordance with Articles 35-37, 39-48 and 50-52 of the Law “On Joint Stock Companies”, Articles 17.5 and 17.5-1 of the Law “On Banks and Banking Activities”, and Article 15 of the Bank Charter.
- * We are looking forward to welcoming the shareholders of the Bank to participate in the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Bank.