FAQ

MZBG ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE AND THE DIVIDEND
Where and when, MZBG has been listed?

MZBG shares have been listed in the Italian Stock Exchange since 3 June 2015. MZBG stock is also included in the STAR segment.
Which is the identification number of MZBG shares?

All the shares listed on the Italian Stock Exchange are marked by an alphanumeric code with international validity. This code is an ISIN (International Securities Identification Number). For MZBG shares the ISIN code is IT0005042467. Shares are also identified with an abbreviation (or ticker). According to the different financial agencies (Reuters, Bloomberg), the suffix of the abbreviation can change, according to the following terms:

Agency MZBG Abbrevation
Reuters MZB.MI
Bloomberg MZB IM
Which is your shareholder structure?

The share capital amounted to 34.300.000,00 euro, represented by 34.300.000,00 ordinary shares without indication of nominal value. 
MZBG does not held treasury shares.

SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING
When is it possible to know the date of MZBG Shareholders meetings?

The financial calendar, to be published pursuant to the regulations in force for markets organized and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A. by January 30, and contains information concerning the dates of Shareholders' Meetings. The calendar is also published on the company's website.
By whom and often are shareholders meeting called?

The Board of Directors calls the Meeting at least thirty days prior to the Meeting being held (forty days if the Meeting is called to appoint directors or auditors).
Where is the notice of a call to a meeting published?

The notice is published on the Company's website, on the site of the Italian Stock Exchange (www.borsaitaliana.it), at the authorized storage system “NIS-STORAGE” managed by Bit Market Service S.p.A. (www.emeraketstorage.com) and, in extract, in the following newspapers: Il Sole 24 Ore or Milano Finanza.
When are the company’s shareholders meeting held

The Meetings are held in Italy in the Company's headquarters.
When does the ordinary shareholders meeting to approve the annual report have to be called?

The Ordinary Shareholders Meeting to approve the Annual report is called within 180 days of the end of the fiscal year to which the annual report refers.
How is it possible to get information on the topics that will be discussed in the Shareholders’ meeting?

The Board of Directors is required to prepare and make available to the public, at the registered offices of the issuer, on the Company's website (www.mzb-group.com), on the website of the Italian Stock Exchange (www.borsaitaliana.it) and at the authorized storage system “NIS-STORAGE” managed by Bit Market Service S.p.A. (www.emeraketstorage.com) , a report on all of the items on the agenda, which will also contain the matters presented for discussion at the Shareholders Meeting. Such requirement is to be met within the prescribed time of publication of the call to the Meeting or within a different time limit set by applicable law.
How shareholders can take part at the Shareholder Meeting?

Participation at the Meeting can be in person or through a proxy. In the former case, the persons entitled shall go to the venue where the Meeting is held by the time indicated in the notice. In the latter case, the interested party must specifically authorize the proxy.
Are the minutes of the Shareholder meeting made available to the public?

The minutes of the Shareholder Meeting are made available on the website within thirty days of the date on which the Meeting is held.

BOARD OF DIRECTOR
How long is the mandate of the current Board of Director of MZBG

The Directors shall be appointed for a period of three years. The Shareholders’ Meeting of 11th April 2017 appointed with effect until the approval of the financial statements for the year closing on 31st December 2019, the Board of Directors currently in office.
How many directors are there on the Board and how are they nominated?

The Board of Directors currently in office is composed of nine members, including those in possession of the independence requirements provided for by the combined provisions of articles 147-ter, paragraphs 4 and 148, paragraph 3 of the Consolidated Law on Finance, and in accordance with article 3 of the Corporate Governance Code. Art. 13 of the Bylaws provides that the Directors shall be appointed by the Shareholders’ Meeting, in compliance with regulations on gender balance in force from time to time, on the basis of lists submitted by shareholders in compliance with the law and regulations in force from time to time, in which no more than 11 candidates in possession of the requisites prescribed by laws and regulations in force from time to time must be listed through the assignment of a consecutive number. The Board of Directors must include at least 3 (three) Directors who meet the independence requirements established by the law or regulations, including the Code.
Who are the member of MZBG?
Current Board of Director is available in the following web site: investors.mzb-group.com/fase2/ita/corporate-governance/consiglio-di-amministrazione/
What is the role of the Board of Director?

In addition to the powers granted to the same pursuant to the law and the Bylaws, the Board of Directors has exclusive authority in connection with the most important decisions from an economic and strategic standpoint and in terms of structural incidence on management, or functional to the exercise of monitoring and direction activities of the Company and the Group. A description of these powers can be found on the Company website investors.mzb-group.com/fase2/eng/shareholders/shareholders-meeting/
Does MZBG announce a corporate calendar of the year indicating the dates of the meetings at which
the Board will approve results ( Corporate Calendar)

Yes, a corporate calendar is announced within January 30 of each new year.
The corporate calendar is available in the Investor Relations area of MZBG’s website.

BUDGET, FINANCIAL REPORT INTERIM AND OTHER PERIODIC REPORTS
What is the financial year of MZBG?

LFinancial year starts 1st January and ends 31st December.
Which is the independent auditing firm?

PricewaterhouseCoopers S.p.A.
Are the financial statements, the annual report, the interim and quarterly reports and press releases
published in the web site?

The financial statements, the annual report, the interim and quarterly reports and press releases are published on the website in the Investor Relations section and are available at Borsa Italiana S.p.A. (the Italian Stock Exchange: www.borsaitaliana.it) and at the authorized storage system “NIS-STORAGE” managed by Bit Market Service S.p.A. (www.emeraketstorage.com)
Is the half year interim report audited?

Yes.
Is the half year interim report prepared on a consolidated basis?

Yes.
How many quarterly reports are approved?

During the year 2 quarterly reports are approved (to 31 March and 30 September).
When Black-out period related financial data starts?

Black-out period starts 30 days’ prior financial quarterly communication data.