Notice of convocation of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of the Société Anonyme “Latvijas Gāze”

The board of directors of the joint stock company “Latvijas Gāze”, registration number: 40003000642, legal address: Aristida Briana iela 6, Riga, LV-1001, Latvia (hereinafter – the Company) on the basis of the request of the shareholder Public joint stock company “Gazprom” calls and announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of the Company will be held on September 6, 2021 at 12 noon at the premises of the Company in Aristida Briana iela 6, Riga, LV- 1001, Latvia using electronic means of communication.

Agenda:

  1. Reminder of the members of the Works Council.

  2. Election of the Works Council.

The registration date for participation in the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company is August 27, 2021. Only persons who are shareholders on the registration date with the amount of shares they own on the date of registration. ‘registration have the right to participate in the Extraordinary Meeting. General meeting of shareholders of the Company to be held on September 6, 2021.

Voting before the shareholders’ meeting

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic in order to protect the health of shareholders, Company employees as well as the general public, we encourage all shareholders to attend the meeting in written form remotely, by completing a voting form which will be available by e-mail on request (by sending the request from 23 August 2021 to the e-mail: [email protected]). The voting form will also be available on the Company’s website. www.lg.lv General Meetings page, on the website of the regulated information storage center – www.oricgs.lv and website of the joint stock company “Nasdaq Riga” – www.nasdaqbaltic.com from August 23, 2021.

We kindly ask you to send the completed voting form to:

  • electronically signed with a qualified electronic signature at the Company’s email address [email protected]; or

  • in signed paper form at the postal address of the company: Aristida Briana iela 6, Riga, LV-1001, Latvia. In this case, the voting form must be notarized or the contact details of the shareholder / proxy (telephone number and e-mail addresses) attached in order to allow the Management Board of the Company to identify the shareholder.

Shareholders have the right to participate in the meeting (including by completing and submitting the voting form) in person or through their legal representatives or authorized persons. The authorized person must attach the proxy to the voting form or present it in attendance, the legal representatives of foreign legal entities must attach to the voting form the document certifying the rights of representation or present it in attendance. The written proxy form is also available on the Company’s website – www.lg.lv General Meetings page, on the website of the regulated information storage center – www.oricgs.lv and website of the joint stock company “Nasdaq Riga” – www.nasdaqbaltic.com .

A shareholder who voted before the general meeting may ask the Company to acknowledge receipt of the voting form. The Company will send the confirmation to the shareholder without delay after receiving the shareholder’s voting form.

All duly completed voting forms received by the Company up to September 5, 2021 will be taken into account.

Meeting of shareholders

The meeting of shareholders present will be held in view of the restrictions imposed by the government of the Republic of Latvia due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the use of electronic means of communication using the Microsoft Teams online solution. .

In order to register to participate in the general meeting, a shareholder must submit a request which is available by e-mail on request (by sending the request to the e-mail: [email protected]) and attach a copy of their proxy passport or personal identity card. The application is also available on the Company’s website www.lg.lv General Meetings page, on the website of the regulated information storage center – www.oricgs.lv and website of the joint stock company “Nasdaq Riga” – www.nasdaqbaltic.com.

We kindly ask you to send the completed application with the attached copy of the passport or personal identity card to:

  • electronically signed with the qualified electronic signature at the Company’s email address [email protected]; or

  • in signed paper form at the postal address of the company: Aristida Briana iela 6, Riga, LV-1001, Latvia.

Shareholders will be registered for participation in the meeting if they have duly requested their participation by September 3, 2021 at 12:00 noon. Shareholders will receive information on how to access the meeting online by e-mail indicated in the request form. Before the meeting, the Board of the Company will identify the shareholder on the basis of the submitted copy of the passport or personal identity card by comparing it with the original of the document presented by the shareholder or the representative. Voting during the meeting will be possible by electronic means of communication using the Microsoft Teams online solution.

Shareholder rights

Within 5 days of receipt of the notice or within 7 days of publication of the notice to the general meeting, shareholders representing at least 1/20 of the company’s share capital have the right to demand institution which convenes the general assembly, to include additional points on the agenda of the meeting. Additional items on the agenda as well as draft resolutions on the items, or an explanation of the items for which no resolution is scheduled for adoption, are submitted to the Company’s Management Board.

Shareholders have the right to submit draft resolutions on issues on the agenda of the general meeting within 7 days of notification of the convocation to the general meeting. Shareholders have the right to submit draft resolutions on issues on the agenda of the general meeting during the meeting, if all draft resolutions submitted to the general meeting have been examined and rejected. .

If a shareholder submits a written request to the Board at least 7 days before the general meeting, the Board gives him the required information on the issues on the agenda at least 3 days before the general meeting. At the request of the shareholders, the board of directors provides the shareholders’ meeting with information on the economic situation of the company to the extent necessary to examine and adopt a resolution objectively on the respective item on the agenda.

A shareholder or a group of shareholders has the right to propose its own candidates to the Board, subject to a provision according to which, when dividing the capital with voting rights represented by this shareholder or group of shareholders by the number of proposed candidates, each candidate must have at least five percent of the capital with voting rights represented at the shareholders’ meeting. Each candidate thus designated is registered on the electoral list of the members of the Council. We urge you to nominate candidates to the Board in good time and to notify the Company’s Management Board by August 9, 2021.. According to current regulations, all Council candidates must submit written consent and a copy of a personal identification document. For candidates who do not work on the current Board, additional information must be provided – name, first name, date of birth, education, professional experience covering three previous years, functions in other companies, participation in the Company, as well as a digital photo (specific information should be sent to [email protected]).

The shareholders of the Company can take note of the draft decisions as well as receive additional information and make their suggestions and ask questions on the agenda from 23 August 2021 until 5 September 2021 on working days by electronically only by sending a request to the email: [email protected].

Information on the general meeting and shareholders’ rights are also available on the Company’s website. www.lg.lv General Meetings page, on the website of the regulated information storage center – www.oricgs.lv and website of the joint stock company “Nasdaq Riga” – www.nasdaqbaltic.com.

The total amount of shares and the total amount of voting shares of the company is 39,900,000.

The board of directors of the limited company “Latvijas Gāze”

More information:
Sandra Joksta
Telephone +371 67 374 369,
e-mail: [email protected]

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