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Digi Communications N.V. will hold its general shareholders meeting on 28 December 2022 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-November-2022 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that today, 16 November 2022, the Board of Directors of the Company convenes the general shareholders meeting (the “GSM”) of the Company (Digi Communications N.V.), to be held on Wednesday, 28 December 2022 at 2:00 PM CET, at the offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP (Amsterdam office), Strawinskylaan 10, 1077 XZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

The main topics for the GSM are the following:

  • discussion and approval items on the 2021 Annual Report (including the annual report, the statutory financial statements – consolidated and stand-alone – and the auditor report);
  • approval of the interim distribution of a gross dividend of 0.85 RON per share; ex-date – 13 September 2022, the record date for the dividend – 14 September 2022, and the payment date starting with 28 September 2022;
  • release from liability of the members of the Board of Directors;
  • 2021 remuneration report (advisory, non-binding vote);
  • appointment of the statutory auditor for the financial year ending December 31, 2022;
  • designation of the Board of Directors as the competent body to repurchase own Class B Shares;
  • approval of award of stock options to an executive director.

We kindly invite the market to visit the Company’s website at http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/general-share-holders (for English readers) and at http://www.digi-communications.ro/ro/aga (for Romanian readers) to review the documentation package for the GSM.

The document named ‘Agenda and explanatory notes’ contains detailed descriptions regarding the items for the GSM.

Any shareholder interested in attending or voting at the GSM needs to follow the procedures set out in the articles of association of the Company (available at http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/corporate-governance) and on the ‘Convocation Notice’ available at http://www.digi-communications.ro/en/general-share-holders).


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. (THE COMPANY) TO BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 28 DECEMBER 2022, AT 2:00 PM CET AT THE OFFICES OF FRESHFIELDS BRUCKHAUS DERINGER LLP (AMSTERDAM OFFICE), STRAWINSKYLAAN 10, 1077 XZ AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

AGENDA

  1. Opening
  2. Annual Report 2021
    a. Board report 2021 (discussion item)
    b. Dividend and Reservations Policy (discussion item)
    c. Adoption of the 2021 Annual Accounts (voting item)
    d. Approval of dividend distribution that was declared and paid as an interim dividend distribution as per Board Resolution from 1 September 2022 (voting item)
    e. Release from liability of the members of Board of Directors (voting item)
  3. Remuneration Report for 2021
    Remuneration Report for 2021 (advisory, non-binding vote)
  4. Appointment of Statutory Auditor
    Proposal to appoint KPMG N.V. as the statutory auditor of the Company for the financial year 2022 (voting item)
  5. Designation of the Board of Directors as the competent body to repurchase own Class B Shares
    Designation of the Board of Directors as the competent body to repurchase Class B Shares (voting item)
  6. Approval of award of stock options to an executive director
    Authorize the Board of Directors to decide upon the award of stock options to an executive director of the Company (voting item)
  7. Close of Meeting

COVID-19
In light of the public health risks arising from outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the shareholders of the Company (which for the purpose of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights) do not need to be present at the AGM in person. Instead, please give your voting instructions by proxy or through the E-vote by ING (https://evote.ingwb.com) – as set out in more detail below.

The Company acknowledges that constraints caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus may restrict the possibility to attend the AGM in person. For this reason, shareholders who decide not to attend the AGM on Wednesday 28 December, 2022, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and who wish to submit questions regarding items on the AGM agenda, may submit their questions by email to digi.gsm@digi-communications.ro up to 12:00 pm CET on Wednesday, 21 December 2022, (1:00 pm in Romania). The e-mail must include the name, surname, number of shares held by the shareholder on the record date for the AGM and the AGM agenda item to which the question relates.

Agenda
The agenda for the AGM and the explanatory notes are thereto together with the Annual Report 2021 are available on the website of the Company (www.digi-communications.ro) from 16 November 2022 onwards and are, with effect from the same date, available for inspection and obtainable free of charge at the premises of the Company (tel. +40314006505 and address: 75 Dr. N. Staicovici Street, fourth floor, Bucharest, Romania).

Record Date
Shareholders (which for the purposes of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights) are entitled to attend and vote at the AGM (either in person or by proxy) if they (i) are registered in one of the (sub)registers as described below on the 28th day prior to the AGM and therefore on 30 November 2022 (the Record Date) after all debit and credit entries have been handled and (ii) in addition have notified the Company of their intended attendance at the AGM in the manner mentioned below. The designated (sub)registers are the administration records of the Romanian Central Depository (Depozitarul Central S.A.), and the shareholders’ register of the Company.

Notification of Attendance
Class A shares: holders of registered class A shares (which for the purposes of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights in respect of these shares) who wish to attend the AGM (either in person or by proxy) must notify the Company of their intended attendance, which notice, accompanied where applicable by written power of attorney (see below), must have been received by Mrs. Eliza Popa, the Company’s secretary (address: 75 Dr. N. Staicovici Street, fourth floor, Bucharest, Romania and e-mail digi.gsm@digi-communications.ro) no later than by Wednesday, 21 December 2022, at 4.00 pm CET. Duly registered shareholders will receive a receipt confirmation supplied by the Company which together with a valid identification document will also serve as admission ticket for the AGM.

Class B shares: holders of class B shares (which for the purpose of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights in respect of these shares) who wish to attend the AGM (either in person or by proxy) must notify the Company by registering via the E-vote by ING (https://evote.ingwb.com) no later than by Wednesday, 21 December 2022, at 4.00 pm CET. Duly registered shareholders will receive a receipt confirmation supplied by ING Bank N.V. which together with a valid identification document will also serve as admission ticket for the AGM.

Representation by Proxy
Class A shareholders: holders of registered class A shares (which for the purpose of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights in respect of those shares) who will not participate in person to the meeting or be represented by their own legal representative may grant a proxy, on behalf of the relevant class A shareholder, to attend the AGM, to sign the attendance list, to speak and to cast a vote at that meeting on the voting items on the agenda in accordance with the voting instructions provided by the relevant holder, all with the right of substitution to:

(i) a third person; or
(ii) Mrs. Eliza Popa, secretary of the Company, and to Mrs. Andra Gunescu, lawyer of the Company (address: 75 Dr. N. Staicovici Street, fourth floor, Bucharest, Romania), any of whom to individually and alternatively (and not collectively) execute the given proxy in which case such proxy must include unequivocal voting instruction(s).

The holder of shares A will notify the Company of an electronic copy of the proxy at the following e-mail address: digi.gsm@digi-communications.ro no later than by Wednesday, 21 December 2022 at 4.00 pm CET.

Class B shares: The holders of class B shares (which for the purposes of the AGM includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights in respect of those shares) who will not participate to the meeting in person or be represented by their own legal representative can grant a proxy to:

(i) a third person (based on the Attendance notice and PoA to be obtained on the Company’s website on GSM documents); or
(ii) Mrs. Eliza Popa (to be obtained via E-vote by ING https://evote.ingwb.com), who will be authorized to, on behalf of the relevant holder, with the right of substitution, to attend the AGM, to sign the attendance list, to speak and to cast a vote at that meeting on the voting items on the agenda in accordance with the voting instructions provided by the relevant holder.

The duly completed and executed power of attorney under which a third person is empowered to represent the class B shareholder at the AGM must be received by the Company for the attention of Mrs. Eliza Popa, Dr. N. Staicovici 75, fourth floor, Bucharest, Romania, or by e-mail: digi.gsm@digi-communications.ro or if the Company’s secretary is empowered, by registering the proxy via the E-vote by ING (https://evote.ingwb.com), no later than by Wednesday, 21 December 2022, at 4.00 pm CET.

E-voting Class B Shares

Only holders of class B shares (which for the purpose of this notice includes holders of rights of usufruct and pledgees with voting rights in respect of those shares) may also give voting instructions via https://evote.ingwb.com no later than by Wednesday, 21 December 2022 at 4.00 pm CET.

Identification

Persons entitled to attend the AGM (which includes persons granted with a proxy in the manner as described above) will be requested to identify themselves at the Registration Desk prior to admission to the AGM and are therefore requested to bring a valid identity document.

Issued capital and voting rights of the Company

At the day of this convocation, the Company has an issued share capital of EUR 6,810,042.52 consisting of 64,556,028 Class A Shares, each having a nominal value of EUR 0.10 and 35,443,972 Class B Shares, each share having a nominal value of EUR 0.01. 4,409,361 Class A Shares and 597,226 Class B Shares are held by the Company in its own share capital (in treasury). No votes may be cast for shares held by the Company in its own share capital. Therefore, the total number of voting rights at the day of this convocation amounts to 636,313,416.

About Digi Communications N.V.

We are a European leader in geographically-focused telecommunication solutions, based on the number of revenue generating units (“RGUs”) and a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Spain, with a presence also in Italy and Portugal.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V. Group publishes its ANNUAL REPORT for the year ended December 31, 2021

BUCHAREST, Romania, 16-November-2022 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. informs the shareholders and investors that the Annual Financial Report for the year ended December 31, 2021 is available on the Company’s website (www.digi-communications.ro), under the section Investor Relations.

For additional information, please contact us at investor.relations@digi-communications.ro.

The up-dated version of the 2021 Annual Report (with Digi Communications NV’s statutory consolidated and stand-alone financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) as adopted by the European Union (“EU”) and Part 9 of book 2 of the Dutch civil code) replaces and supersedes the non-statutory consolidated Financial Statements issued as per IFRS EU by the Company on 27.05.2022.

About Digi Communications N.V.

We are a European leader in geographically-focused telecommunication solutions, based on the number of revenue generating units (“RGUs”) and a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Spain, with a presence also in Italy and Portugal.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V.’s Q3 2022 Financial Results now available on its website

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2022 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that the Q3 2022 financial results are available on the Company’s website at: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-results-shares/quarterly-reports-shares

Also, today at 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST (Romania local time) it will host a conference call to discuss the Q3 2022 Financial Results.

To participate please follow the instructions from our website: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/see-file/Conf-Call-Registration-Q3-2022-Financial-Results-Presentation.pdf and pre-register for the call. The deadline for pre-registration is until 12:00 UK time / 14:00 EEST (Romania local time).

About Digi Communications NV

We are an European leader in geographically-focused telecommunication solutions, based on the number of revenue generating units (“RGUs”) and a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Spain, with a presence also in Italy, Portugal and Belgium.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

RCS&RDS, Digi Communications N.V. subsidiary in Romania, wins the auction for certain radio frequency rights in the country

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Nov-2022 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that on November, 14, 2022 the Romanian Authority for Telecommunications (ANCOM) finalised the auction for the allocation of rights in 700 MHz, 1500 MHz, 2600 MHz and 3400-3800 MHz bands.

ANCOM designated RCS&RDS as winner of the frequency rights in the 2600 MHz (4 blocks in 2×5 MHz – FDD) and 3400-3800 MHz (5 blocks in 10 MHz – TDD) bands.

The value of the frequency rights is of EUR 45,500,000.

The Company welcomes ANCOM’s decision which will allow RCS&RDS to continue the growth of its innovative digital communication services and the implementation of new technologies, providing broadband connectivity at all economic and social levels, at the same affordable tariffs.

About Digi Communications N.V.

We are a European leader in geographically-focused telecommunication solutions, based on the number of revenue generating units (“RGUs”) and a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Spain, with a presence also in Italy and Portugal.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V. announces November, 15, 2022 as the new estimated date for publishing its Financial Statements

BUCHAREST, Romania, 9-Nov-2022 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — On 8 November, 2022 the Digi Communications N.V.’s Statutory Auditor informed the Company of a new up-date regarding the date when the auditor’s opinion will be available in order for the Company to publish its statutory consolidated and stand-alone financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”) as adopted by the European Union (“EU”) and Part 9 of book 2 of the Dutch civil code (“Financial Statements”).

As per KPMG’s notification, the newly estimated date for publishing the Company’s Financial Statements is November, 15, 2022.

The General Meeting of Shareholders will be held after the publication of the Financial Statements, with the due observance of the minimum period of time necessary to inform the Company’s shareholders.

The new 2022 Financial Calendar is available on the official website at: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-calendar

About Digi Communications N.V.

We are a European leader in geographically-focused telecommunication solutions, based on the number of revenue generating units (“RGUs”) and a leading provider of telecommunication services in Romania and Spain, with a presence also in Italy, Portugal and Belgium.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V.: RCS&RDS wins the frequency rights in the 800 MHz, 2600 MHz and 2600 MHz in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania, 28-Oct-2021 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that on October, 27, 2021, the Portuguese Authority for Telecommunications (ANACOM) finalised the auction which began on December 22, 2020, for the allocation of the frequency user rights in the 700 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.6 GHz bands.

ANACOM designated the Group’s Portuguese subsidiary, Dixarobil Telecom, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda. (Dixarobil) as winner of the frequency user rights in the 900 MHz (2×5 MHz), 1800 MHz (2×5 MHz), 2.6 GHz (2×5 MHz FDD and 25 MHz TDD), 3.6 GHz (40MHz) bands. The total price of the frequency user rights is EUR 67.34 million.

The user rights will be finally allotted thorough a decision to be taken by ANACOM’s Board of Directors, in the following period.

The Company welcomes ANACOM’s decision which will allow the Group to expand its business on the Portuguese market, in order to provide high quality, affordable telecommunication services, based on the latest technologies.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V. posts its Q3 2021 Financial Results

BUCHAREST, Romania, 12-Nov-2021 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (“Digi” or the “Company”) announces that the Q3 2021 Financial Results are available on the Company’s website at:

https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/investor-relations/shares/financial-results-shares/quarterly-reports-shares

Also, today at 14:00 UK time / 16:00 EEST (Romania local time) it will host a conference call to discuss the Q3 2021 Financial Results.

To participate please follow the instructions from our website: https://www.digi-communications.ro/en/see-file/Conf-Call-Q3-2021-Financial-Results-log-in-details.pdf and pre-register for the call. The deadline for pre-registration is until 12:00 UK time/ 14:00 EEST (Romania local time).

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V. to hold its Q3 2021 financial results Investors Call on 12 November 2021

BUCHAREST, Romania, 4-Nov-2021— /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that today, Thursday, 4 November 2021, at 12:00 PM CET, at the offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Strawinskylaan 10, 1077 XZ Amsterdam, the Netherlands, took place the Company’s extraordinary general meeting (the EGM) with respect to which the Company informed its shareholders and the market through the Convocation notice released on 23 September 2021 (the Convocation Notice).

The EGM was attended by shareholders representing 74.61% of the total number of shares with voting rights, respectively 70,843,023 shares.

Following the debates, the EGM has adopted the following decision regarding the point included on the agenda, in accordance with the Convocation Notice:

  • Appointment of Statutory Auditor – KPMG N.V. as statutory auditor for the 2021 financial year.

The voting results of the EGM, as well as other relevant information on the EGM and the related documents are available on the Company’s website at the section dedicated to the EGM: digi-communications.ro/en/corporate/general-share-holders/digi-communications-n-v-egm-2021

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V.’s Portuguese subsidiary Dixarobil Telecom winner in ANACOM’s frequency user rights auction in Portugal

BUCHAREST, Romania, 28-Oct-2021 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that on October, 27, 2021, the Portuguese Authority for Telecommunications (ANACOM) finalised the auction which began on December 22, 2020, for the allocation of the frequency user rights in the 700 MHz, 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 2.1 GHz, 2.6 GHz and 3.6 GHz bands.

ANACOM designated the Group’s Portuguese subsidiary, Dixarobil Telecom, Sociedade Unipessoal, Lda. (Dixarobil) as winner of the frequency user rights in the 900 MHz (2×5 MHz), 1800 MHz (2×5 MHz), 2.6 GHz (2×5 MHz FDD and 25 MHz TDD), 3.6 GHz (40MHz) bands. The total price of the frequency user rights is EUR 67.34 million.

The user rights will be finally allotted thorough a decision to be taken by ANACOM’s Board of Directors, in the following period.

The Company welcomes ANACOM’s decision which will allow the Group to expand its business on the Portuguese market, in order to provide high quality, affordable telecommunication services, based on the latest technologies.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Bogdan Ciobotaru, Non-Executive Director of DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. exercised his stock option

(PRESS RELEASE) BUCHAREST, Romania, 6-Apr-2020 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — DIGI COMMUNICATIONS N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that on 6 April 2020 Mr. Bogdan Ciobotaru, Non-Executive Director of the Company, have exercised his stock option, which have vested in accordance with the provisions of the Company’s stock option plan and which were granted pursuant to the decision of the Company’s general meeting of shareholders dated 2 May 2018 and in relation to which the abovementioned person and the Company have concluded a stock option agreement on 18 May 2018. In accordance with this stock option plan and the general meeting of shareholders dated 2 May 2018, Mr. Bogdan Ciobotaru was granted 116,090 class B shares.

In accordance with the provisions of article 19 para. (1) of the Market Abuse Regulation, on 6 April 2020, Mr. Bogdan Ciobotaru, as person discharging managerial responsibilities in connection with the Company, have notified the Company and the Romanian and Dutch Financial Supervisory Authorities in connection with the exercise of the stock option.

For details regarding the reports, please access the official website designated of Digi: www.digi-communications.ro (Investor Relations Section/Current Reports).

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Dan Ioniță, Co-CFO of Digi Communications N.V. exercised stock option for 10,000 class B shares

BUCHAREST, Romania, 19-Feb-2019 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — Digi Communications N.V. (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 15 February 2019, Mr. Dan Ioniță, Co-Chief Financial Officer of the Company, exercised his stock option with respect to 10,000 class B shares, which are expected to vest in accordance with the provisions of the respective Company’s stock option plan that was approved by the Company’s board of directors from 28 December 2017 and with the Company’s policies.

In accordance with the provisions of article 19 para. (1) of the Market Abuse Regulation, on 15 February 2019, Mr. Dan Ioniță, as person discharging managerial responsibilities in connection with the Company, has notified the Company and on 19 February 2019 has notified the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) and the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) in connection with the exercise of the above-mentioned stock options.

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications N.V. Co-CFO Smaranda Ștreangă exercised her 3,000 class B shares stock option expected to vest in accordance with the provisions of the Company’s stock option plan

BUCHAREST, Romania, 15-Jan-2019 — /EPR FINANCIAL NEWS/ — The Company would like to inform the market and its investors that, on 13 January 2019, Mrs. Smaranda Ștreangă, Co-Chief Financial Officer of the Company, exercised her stock option with respect to 3,000 class B shares, which are expected to vest in accordance with the provisions of the respective Company’s stock option plan that was approved by the Company’s board of directors from 28 December 2017 and with the Company’s policies.

In accordance with the provisions of article 19 para. (1) of the Market Abuse Regulation, on 14 January 2019, Mrs. Smaranda Ștreangă, as person discharging managerial responsibilities in connection with the Company, has notified the Company, the Romanian Financial Supervisory Authority (ASF) and the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) in connection with the exercise of the above-mentioned stock options.

For details regarding the reports, please access the official websites designated of Digi: www.digi-communications.ro (Investor Relations Section).

SOURCE: EuropaWire

Digi Communications NV approved the implementation of stock option plan to the benefit of the officers and employees of Digi Spain S.L.U.

BUCHAREST, Romania, May-28-2018 — /EPR Financial News/ — Digi Communications NV (The Company) would like to inform the market and its investors that it approved the implementation of a stock option plan to the benefit of the officers and employees of Digi Spain S.L.U., the Company’s subsidiary in Spain. The maximum number of options of class B shares allocated to this plan amounts to 35,000. The grant of the stock options under this plan will be determined based on performance criteria and the vesting will be conditional upon the passage of a minimum duration of 1 year.

Also, in addition to the stock option plan for the Romanian officers and employees with respect to which the Company informed the market and its investors in December 2017, the Company also granted on 24 May 2017 conditional stock options to a limited number of Romanian directors and employees. The number of options of class B shares granted to such directors and employees amounts to a total of 250,000 stock options. The further vesting of all option shares granted will be conditional upon several performance criteria and the passage of a minimum duration of 1 year.

SOURCE: EuropaWire