FAQs

ČEZ’s shares may be purchased on the Prague Stock Exchange (www.pse.cz) by signing a contract with one of the brokerage houses through which you can realise the purchase (or potential sale). Such services provide e.g. Česká spořitelna, a.s., Fio banka, Patria or ATLANTIK financial markets. Shares can also be purchased via RM-SYSTÉM Czech Stock Exchange.

Registration information (name, surname, address, etc.) can only be changed through a CSD Prague participant.For this purpose it is necessary to choose a CSD Prague participant in the Czech Republic and request the change. This modification is charged by the participants and the final prices for services, as well as the conditions for granting them, are within the sole responsibility of the participants. The list of CSD Prague participants can be found at www.cdcp.cz.

Most Czech banks and majority of securities dealers are included in the list of the CSD Prague participants. Banks and securities dealers provide services associated with the management of securities accounts at their branches throughout the Czech Republic (fees for their services vary).

The dividends payment is secured by Česká spořitelna, a.s., (hereinafter referred to as "CS").

The dividends payment to natural persons with permanent residence in the Czech Republic can be realised in the following ways:

  • cash payment upon the presentation of a valid identity card at any branch of CS
  • bank transfer to a bank account held in the Czech Republic, upon written request (is enclosed in a letter sent by CS to shareholders). The request must contain a solemn declaration of shareholder’s tax residency, bank account number and identification of the bank in the Czech Republic keeping the account. The request must be delivered to the following address of CS:

              Česká spořitelna, a.s.
              8430 Back Office investičních produktů
              Budějovická 1518/13a,b
              140 00 Praha 4

The authenticity of a shareholder’s signature on the request for dividend wire transfer must be officially certified only if the shareholder’s total gross dividend exceeds CZK 1,000.

The dividends payment to natural persons with permanent residence in the Slovak Republic can be realised in the following ways:

  • cash payment upon the presentation of a valid identity card at any branch of CS in the Czech Republic together with a proof of the assignment of SID (substitute identification number assigned by the keeper of relevant securities records)
  • bank transfer to a bank account held only in the Czech Republic, upon written request (is enclosed in a letter sent by CS to shareholders). The request must contain a solemn declaration of shareholder’s tax residency, bank account number and identification of the bank in the Czech Republic keeping the account.  The delivery address is identical with the address recommended for natural persons with permanent residence in the Czech Republic (see above). The authenticity of a shareholder’s signature on the request for dividend wire transfer must be officially certified only if the shareholder’s total gross dividend exceeds CZK 1,000.

Conditions for the payment of dividends, their payment dates and the method of payment are always announced by CEZ, following the respective General Meeting, on the company website in the section of General meetings (www.cez.cz / Investor / General meetings / General meeting of the relevant year):http://www.cez.cz/en/investors/general-meetings.html

The company’s General Meeting approves the dividends’ payment dates, place and the method of payment. The dividends’ payment period for the relevant year is four years, which means that dividends are payable from the first payment day for the next four years.

The data on dividend payment for the relevant year can be found here: http://www.cez.cz/en/investors/shares/dividends.html

A shareholder’s representative will receive the dividend upon the presentation of an identity card and a letter of attorney signed by the shareholder and containing a solemn declaration of the shareholder’s tax residency. The authenticity of the shareholder’s signature on the letter of attorney for the shareholder’s representative must be officially certified only if the shareholder’s total gross dividend exceeds CZK 1,000. The same conditions apply to shareholders with their permanent residence in the Slovak Republic, who must also include a proof of SID assignment to the shareholder (substitute identification number assigned by the keeper of relevant securities records).

The dividends payment to heirs is secured by Česká spořitelna, a.s., (hereinafter referred to as "CS"). The heir can request the payment of yet unpaid dividends, in cash or by transfer to a bank account, at any branch of CS, upon presentation of a valid identity card and the court's Declaration of Heredity that has entered into force (original or officially certified copy).

If the heir cannot come to the CS branch personally, it is necessary to deliver a written request for the dividends payment to CS. The request must include an account number and the identification of the bank in the Czech Republic keeping the account, with an officially certified signature and with the court's Declaration of Heredity that has entered into force (original or officially certified copy). The request must be delivered to the following address:

              
              Česká spořitelna, a.s.
              8430 Back Office investičních produktů
              Budějovická 1518/13a,b
              140 00 Praha 4

As long as the shares are not transferred to their new owner, they are still administered under the identification of their original owner.

Conditions for the payment of dividends, their payment dates and the method of payment are always announced by CEZ, following the respective General Meeting, on the company website in the section of General meetings (www.cez.cz / Investor / General meetings / General meeting of the relevant year):http://www.cez.cz/en/investors/general-meetings.html

If you want the shares you inherited to be registered and administered under you name, you must select and visit the Central Securities Depository Prague (hereinafter referred to as "CSD Prague") participant and request the transfer of the shares. The transfer is charged by the participants and the final prices for services, as well as the conditions for granting them, are within the sole responsibility of the participants.

The list of CSD Prague participants can be found at http://www.cdcp.cz/index.php/en/participants-list.

Most Czech banks and majority of securities dealers are included in the list of the CSD Prague participants. Banks and securities dealers provide services associated with the management of securities accounts at their branches throughout the Czech Republic (fees for their services vary).

The list of CSD Prague participants can be found at http://www.cdcp.cz/index.php/en/participants-list.

Most Czech banks and majority of securities dealers are included in the list of the CSD Prague participants. Banks and securities dealers provide services associated with the management of securities accounts at their branches throughout the Czech Republic (fees for their services vary).