FAQ

Investor Services FAQ

Where are Multiplan’s shares traded?

The Company’s shares are listed for trading in the Bovespa under the symbol “MULT3”. Multiplan has entered into an agreement with Bovespa to list its shares in the “Nível 2” of the corporate governance practices.

What are the rights of common shares of Multiplan?

Please read the page Overview in the Corporate Governance section.

What are the transfer restrictions of Multiplan shares?

Each purchaser of Multiplan common shares in the United States will be deemed to have agreed not to deposit such common shares into an unrestricted global depositary receipt facility for as long as those shares are “restricted securities” within the meaning of Rule 144 under the Securities Act and to have represented and agreed as follows:

The purchaser:

  1. is a qualified institutional buyer and is aware that the sale of Multiplan common shares to him/her is being made based on exemptions from registration requirements of the Securities Act and such acquisition will be for its own account or for the account of a qualified institutional buyer; or
  2. a person who, at the time the buy order for the common shares was originated, was outside the United States and was not a U.S. person (and was not purchasing for the account or benefit of a U.S. person) within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act;

In making its decision to purchase the common shares, the purchaser:

  1. has made its own investment decision regarding the common shares based on its own knowledge;
  2. has had access to such information as it deems necessary or appropriate in connection with its purchase of the common shares; and
  3. has sufficient knowledge and experience in financial and business matters and expertise in assessing credit, market and all other relevant risks and is capable of evaluating, and has evaluated independently, the merits, risks and suitability of purchasing the common shares; and

Multiplan common shares have not been, nor will they be, registered under the Securities Act and may not be re-offered, resold, pledged or otherwise transferred except:

  1. (a) to a person who the purchaser reasonably believes is a qualified institutional buyer in a transaction meeting the requirements of Rule 144A, (b) outside the United States in a transaction complying with Rule 903 or Rule 904 of Regulation S or (c) pursuant to an exemption from registration under the Securities Act provided by Rule 144 thereunder (if available); and
  2. in accordance with all applicable securities laws of the states of the United States.

How individuals not resident in Brazil can invest in Multiplan shares?

Investors residing outside of Brazil, including institutional investors, are authorized to acquire securities, including Multiplan shares, at the Brazilian stock exchanges, as long as they comply with the registration requirements under Resolution nº 2,689 and CVM Instruction nº 325, of January 27, 2000, and amendments.

The investors registered under Resolution nº 2,689, except for certain circumstances, may carry out any type of transaction in the Brazilian capital market involving a security traded in the stock exchange, futures market or organized over-the-counter market. The investments in and remittances of, out of Brazil, earnings, dividends, profits or other payments related to Multiplan shares are carried out through the foreign exchange market.

To become an investor registered under the provisions of Resolution nº 2,689, an investor residing outside Brazil shall:

  • Appoint a legal representative in Brazil, with powers to perform actions relating to his/her investment;
  • Appoint an authorized custodian in Brazil for his/her investment under Resolution nº 2,689, which must be a financial institution duly authorized by the BACEN and CVM;
  • through its representative, register as a non-Brazilian investor with the CVM and register the investment with the Central Bank of Brazil, BACEN.

Securities and other financial assets held by non-Brazilian investors pursuant to CMN Resolution no 2,689 must be registered or maintained in deposit accounts or under the custody of an entity duly licensed by the BACEN or the CVM. In addition, securities trading is restricted to transactions carried out in the stock exchange or through organized over-the-counter markets licensed by the CVM.

How and when does Multiplan disclose its information?

All Multiplan’s material facts, earnings results and other notices to the market are published simultaneously at CVM/Bovespa and at the investor relations area of the Company’s website (http://www.multiplan.com.br), and sent later by email to persons registered to receive this information. To receive information by e-mail please register here. Complete financial statements are published annually in the newspapers “Valor Econômico” and “Diário Oficial do Estado do Rio de Janeiro”. Quarterly financial statements, press releases, presentations, material facts and notices to shareholders are available in the investor relations area of Multiplan’s website (http://www.multiplan.com.br). Other information about the Company also may be obtained on the website of São Paulo Stock Exchange (http://www.bovespa.com.br) and at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Brazil - CVM (http://www.cvm.gov.br).

Como posso contatar a Área de Relações com Investidores?

For information about how to contact Multiplan’s Investor Relations area, please see IR Contact.

Last updated on 2013-12-04T10:49:41
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