Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana S.A. hereby announces that yesterday a notice was published in the El Tiempo and El Colombiano newspapers, calling for the Company’s Annual Shareholders´ Meeting
Said notice reads as follows:
Grupo de Inversiones Suramericana S.A. (Grupo SURA) hereby gives notice of the Annual Ordinary Meeting of its General Assembly of Shareholders which shall take place on the date, at the time and in the place stipulated below, this according to the special conditions as described below:
Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Given the prevailing public health situation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and in order to protect our shareholders, the Colombian Superintendency of Finance gave its approval to holding this meeting in person but with limited participation. Consequently, this year’s Shareholders’ Meeting, shall be attended solely by proxy-holders, a minimum number of participating members of Senior Management, the Company’s Statutory Auditor and the providers of the streaming service.
In order for shareholders to exercise their voting rights, they must grant a proxy containing their voting instructions for the agenda subject to approval, to any one of the following proxy holders they may choose: Maximiliano Londoño Arango, Daniel Arango Perfetti and Guillermo Villegas Ortega. It should be noted that these suggested proxy-holders are neither employees nor senior executives of Grupo Sura. For this purpose, complete information can be found, following the procedure indicated below:
a. Visit our website www.gruposura.com or scan the QR code contained on the printed notice of meeting.
The meeting’s agenda shall be as follows
1. Verification of the quorum.
In order for Shareholders to be able to exercise their right of inspection the documents provided by law; the proposals to be submitted for the consideration of the Shareholders; and the Annual Corporate Governance Report, shall be made available as of March 3, 2021 at the Company Secretary’s Offices, located in Carrera 43 A No. 5 A - 113 Piso 13, Edificio One Plaza Business Center in Medellín, (this by appointment only); as well as on the Company's website; www.groupsura.com
Pursuant to Article 185 of the Code of Commerce, except in cases of legal representation, the Company's directors and employees may not represent shares other than their own at the meeting while they serve in these positions, nor may they substitute the proxies granted to them.
All those shareholders who send in their respective power of attorney shall receive at their registered postal address in Colombia, a copy of our Annual Report as well as a small corporate gift.
* The measures to be followed upon holding this Shareholders’ Meeting, including the exercise of the shareholders' political rights through proxies, as suggested by the Company, were previously submitted for the consideration of the Colombian Superintendency of Finance and were expressly approved by said entity.
GONZALO ALBERTO PÉREZ ROJAS
Medellín, February 21, 2021