Qualifying Process for Participating in the Shareholders’ General Meeting
23rd April
(until 00:00 hours GMT)

Deadline for receipt of notices from shareholders regarding their intent to participate at the General Meeting, addressed to the Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders’ General Meeting and to the financial intermediary. 

The notice addressed to the Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders’ General Meeting may be sent by email.
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23rd April
(until 00:00 hours GMT)

Deadline for receiving information, under the terms of nr. 6 of article 23-C of the Portuguese Securities Code, from shareholders who, as professionals, hold shares registered in his/her/its own name but on behalf of his/her/its clients, and wish to vote in different directions with his/her/its shares.

The information may be sent by email.
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23rd April
(at 00:00 hours GMT)
Record Date. Only shareholders that, on this date and at this time, hold shares which grant them at least one vote, can attend the General Meeting.
24th April
(until 00:00 hours GMT)

Deadline for financial intermediaries to inform the Chairman of the Board of the Shareholders’ General Meeting of the number of shares registered in the name of each shareholder who has stated his/her/its intention to attend the General Meeting.

The information may be sent by email.
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Procedures for the exercise of the right of representation and the right to vote by correspondence
18th April
(until 18:00 hours GMT)
Deadline for the receiving notice addressed to the Chairman of the Board of Shareholders’ General Meeting from the shareholders stating their intention to vote by electronic means.
24th April
(until 18:00 hours GMT)
Deadline for receiving the written votes sent by post.
24th April
(until 18:00 hours GMT)
Deadline for the exercise of the written voting by electronic means.
30th April
(until 11:00 hours GMT)

Deadline for receiving representation letters.

The representation letters may be sent by email.
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Preparatory information
Proposals
Form of participation in the General Assembly
The Shareholders’ Annual General Meeting of Sonae – SGPS, SA took place at the Company’s head-office, on 30th April 2019, at 11 am, acting as Chairman Mr. Manuel Eugénio Pimentel Cavaleiro Brandão and as Secretary Ms. Maria da Conceição Henriques Fernandes Cabaços.
There were present or represented shareholders holding 1,365,406,141 shares corresponding to 68.27% of the voting rights, who approved the following proposals submitted on each item of the agenda:
Agenda/proposals
For
Against
Abstain
No. Issued Votes
% Share Capital*
No. Shares
  • Agenda/proposals
    Discuss and approve the Company’s Annual Report, balance sheet and the individual and consolidated accounts for the year ended 31st December 2018.
    For
    100%
    Against
    0%
    Abstain
    509,987
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the appropriation of the financial year net result.
    For
    100%
    Against
    0%
    Abstain
    0
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Assess the management and audit of the Company.
    For
    99.19%
    Against
    0.81%
    Abstain
    1,709,987
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide the election of the Chairman and the Secretary of the Shareholders’ General Meeting, the members of the Board of Directors, the Statutory Audit Board and the Shareholders’ Remuneration Committee for the four-year mandate 2019-2022.
    For
    96.70%
    Against
    3.30%
    Abstain
    0
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the election of the Statutory External Auditor of the Company for the four-year mandate 2019-2022.
    For
    99.89%
    Against
    0.11%
    Abstain
    0
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the remuneration of the Shareholders’ Remuneration Committee.
    For
    99.81%
    Against
    0.19%
    Abstain
    0
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the remuneration policy of the statutory governing bodies as well as the share attribution plan and the respective regulation, to be executed by the Shareholders’ Remuneration Committee.
    For
    99.20%
    Against
    0.80%
    Abstain
    4,141,806
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide, pursuant to article 8 of the Articles of Association, on the applicable principles to an eventual issuance of convertible bonds, as may be decided by the Board of Directors.
    For
    99.57%
    Against
    0.43%
    Abstain
    1,200,000
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the suppression of the shareholders’ pre-emptive right in the subscription of an issuance of convertible bonds, pursuant to agenda item 8, as may be eventually decided by the Board of Directors.
    For
    99.50%
    Against
    0.50%
    Abstain
    1,200,000
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the increases of share capital eventually necessary for the conversion of convertible bonds that, pursuant to agenda item 8, may be decided by the Board of Directors.
    For
    99.57%
    Against
    0.43%
    Abstain
    1,200,000
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the authorisation for the purchase and sale of own shares up to the legal limit of 10%.
    For
    99.70%
    Against
    0.30%
    Abstain
    1,049,935
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the authorisation for the purchase and sale of bonds issued by the Company up to the legal limit of 10%.
    For
    100%
    Against
    0%
    Abstain
    0
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141
  • Agenda/proposals
    Decide on the authorisation for the purchase and/or for the holding of shares of the Company by its subsidiaries, under the applicable terms of article 325-B of the Portuguese Companies Act.
    For
    99.99%
    Against
    0.01%
    Abstain
    2,249,935
    No. Issued Votes
    1,365,406,141
    % Share Capital*
    68.27%
    No. Shares
    1,365,406,141

Additionally to the proposals related to the items on the Agenda, to the Shareholders’ Annual General Meeting were available the Management Report (including the Corporate Governance Report and individual and consolidated accounts), the Statutory Audit Board Report and the Accounts Legal Certification issued by the Statutory External Auditor, as well as the information required by article 289 of the Portuguese Companies Act, article 21, paragraph c), of the Portuguese Securities Code, and paragraphs 5 and 7 of article 30A of the General Regime of Credit Institutions and Financial Companies.

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