Genoa, 21 April 2016
We hereby announce that the following lists of candidates for the appointment of the Board of Directors, submitted by the shareholders - in accordance with applicable legislation - have been made available to the public at the Company’s registered office, on the Company’s website at the address http://www.ansaldo-sts.com/en/governance/shareholder-meeting/generalmeeting-2016 as well as on the authorized storage system at www.emarketstorage.com:
- List No. 1, submitted by Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l.;
- List No. 2, submitted by the funds: Elliott Associates L.P., Elliott International L.P. and The Liverpool Limited Partnership.
The documentation required by current legislation and by the Company’s Bylaws has also been made available to the public together with the lists.
Furthermore, we hereby announce that, on 18 April 2016, the shareholder Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l., pursuant to article 9 of the “Corporate Governance Code” promoted by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has communicated in advance the proposals of resolution which intend to submit to the General
Meeting convened on 13 May 2016. These proposals relate to the items of the agenda in respect to which the Board of Directors has not formulated any proposal.
In particular, Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l.’s proposals regard the following items on the agenda:
4.1 Determination of the number of members of the Board of Directors
4.2 Determination of the term of office of the Board of Directors
4.5 Determination of the remuneration of the members of the Board of Directors
The aforementioned proposals of resolution made by Hitachi Rail Italy Investments S.r.l. have been made available to the public on the Ansaldo STS’ website, http://www.ansaldo-sts.com/en/governance/shareholdermeeting/general-meeting-2016 , and at Ansaldo STS’ registered office.
Finally, we remind that the Ordinary General Meeting is convened on 13 May 2016 at 11.00 a.m., in single call, in Genoa, Corso F.M. Perrone 118 (Villa Cattaneo dell’Olmo), at the registered office of “FONDAZIONE ANSALDO – GRUPPO FINMECCANICA”.