When issuing an instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares, the Customer should also provide:
1. Confirmation of availability of depositary receipts issued for PJSC Gazprom shares on your account with a foreign entity (broker/depository) on or after 21 November 2022.
The confirmation of DRs availability may be provided in the form of an account statement (a copy thereof), or an account status report (a copy thereof), or a printed image of an electronic document confirming the account status as it appears in the Customer’s personal account on the website of the foreign broker/depository.
The document provided to Bank GPB (JSC) must contain the following:
If you are unable to provide a document, which confirms availability of depositary receipts on your account on or after 21 November 2022, you should accompany your instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares with a written explanation of why the said document cannot be provided and attach supporting documents (such as correspondence with the broker about their refusal to issue a document, etc.).
2. Document certifying that you were the holder of the depositary receipts issued for PJSC Gazprom shares before 1 March 2022, such as a securities account statements (copies thereof), broker reports (copies thereof), or sale and purchase agreements (copies thereof).
The decision on whether the instruction to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares submitted to Bank GPB (JSC) can be executed will be made in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation and the regulations of the Bank of Russia; meaning, among other things, that in the absence of the said confirmation document any transactions to debit (incl. transfer) PJSC Gazprom shares from your securities account will be restricted in accordance with the regulations of the Bank of Russia.
Documents provided to Bank GPB (JSC) may be prepared either in Russian or in a foreign language. If a document is issued in a foreign language (other than English), Bank GPB (JSC) should also be provided with a translation into Russian.
Instructions and documents should be submitted to Bank GPB (JSC) in person during a visit to the office of Bank GPB (JSC) where depository services are provided.
To receive dividends for the first half of 2022 on PJSC Gazprom shares obtained as a result of the declarative (forced) conversion of depositary receipts you need to send a corresponding request/appeal in free form to the depository of GPB Bank (JSC).
After receiving confirmation of payment from the Issuer and the corresponding amount of money, the dividends will be credited to your bank account specified in your banking details questionnaire (which was included in the set of documents required for the declarative (forced) conversion).
Please note that debiting of PJSC Gazprom shares will be performed in accordance with the laws of the Russian Federation and the regulations of the Bank of Russia, and subject to the following restrictions imposed by the Bank of Russia:
To file instructions or documents, or to receive reports and statements, you or your representative (acting on the basis of a properly executed power of attorney specifying the required powers) should personally visit any convenient office of Bank GPB (JSC), where depository services are provided.