The Management Board of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. announces that on 07 August 2007 the Company was informed of a suit filed at the Regional Court in Legnica, Section VI (Economic) by the shareholder Ryszard Zbrzyzny, submitted to the Court on 25 July 2007, requesting the Court either to invalidate or to annul resolution nr 3/2007 of the Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting of KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. dated 09 July 2007 respecting the correction of a resolution nr 39/2007 of the Ordinary General Shareholders Meeting dated 30 May 2007 on the distribution of profit for financial year 2006 and setting of the right to dividend date and dividend payment dates, along with a request to safeguard the suit by issuing a court injunction prohibiting the Company from executing the second tranche of the dividend payout in the amount of PLN 1 696 000 000.00.
In consequence of the above suit, the Regional Court in Legnica, Section VI (Economic), by a ruling dated 01 August 2007, agreed to safeguard the suit by prohibiting the defendant from paying the second tranche of the dividend in the amount of PLN 1 696 000 000.00.
The Company is entitled to a period of one week from 07 August 2007 to submit an appeal of the decision issued by the Regional Court. KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. will take the necessary legal steps within the timeframe provided by the Court.
The Regional Court in Legnica has set 18 September 2007 as the date for hearing this matter.
Legal basis: § 39 sec. 1 point 6 and 7 of the Decree of the Minister of Finance dated 19 October 2005 regarding current and periodic information published by issuers of securities (Journal of Laws from 2005 Nr 209, item 1744)