Transacting On Shares

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How to use this template
 Description
– This template allows you to explain the rules/details of your plan, as
well as introduce Solium as your new Administrator. Use the slides
you find applicable and customize content according to your plan
rules. Create slide notes to assist the presenter with the presentation
of the information.
 Goal
– Inform plan participants of plan information and transition to Solium
 Timing
– Date of launch (Go LIVE date)
 Distribution
– Webinar, presentations, road shows, intranet
 Branding
– Use your branding, corporate PowerPoint template
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Employee Share
Purchase Plan (ESPP)
Jane Smith
December 15, 2008
Agenda
Section I:
Plan Overview
Section II:
Plan Administration
Section III:
Managing your portfolio through Shareworks
Section IV:
Key Dates
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Section I
Plan Overview
Stock Market
 Why own stock?
– Benefit from Company success
– Receive voting rights (if applicable)
– Investment vehicle
 What type of stock does <Company> have?
– Stock symbol?
– Exchange?
– Class of shares?
– Voting versus non voting?
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<Company> Stock Price
 Stock Symbol:
<stock symbol>
 Exchange:
<exchange>
 Current price:
<$price>
Customization Tip:
Include graph of stock performance for last 6 months, etc. to
portray the increase (or decrease) in stock performance over time.
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Why Participate in <Plan Name>
 Facilitate employees’ opportunity to own <Company> shares
 <Company’s> success = your success
 Complements compensation and benefits program
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Plan Overview
NOTE: High level details of the plan
Example:
 Voluntary program
 Used to buy <Company> shares
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Eligibility
 Who is eligible to join the plan?
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Employee Contributions
 How much can I contribute?
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Eligible Earnings
 What are eligible earnings?
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Contribution Changes
 Can I change my contribution amount?
 Can I suspend my contributions?
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Terminations
 What happens if I am terminated or take a leave of
absence?
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Transactions
 When can I make a transaction?
 What kind of transactions can I make?
– Cash withdrawal (sell shares)
– Withdraw Shares (receive shares)
 Send share certificate to your home address or your broker
 Electronic or physical certificate
 What are the restrictions/limitations to making a
transaction?
 Can I transfer shares to an outside broker?
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Tax Implications
 What are the tax implications?
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Plan Enrollment
 When can I enroll in the Plan?
 How do I enroll in the Plan?
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Blackout Periods
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Order Types
* Applicable only when selling shares
 Market Order
– Sell your shares at the current market price
 Limit Order
– Specify the price you would like to sell your shares
– Valid for 30 calendar days; if the market price does not meet
the limit order price, the order will be cancelled
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Section II
Plan Administrator
New Plan Administrator
Solium Capital Inc
www.solium.com
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Benefits of Solium
 Login online to your Shareworks account anytime, anywhere
 Direct access to financial markets for seamless transactions
 Self-serve online statements
 View complete history of all transactions
 Automated alerts on key events, such as blackouts
 Discounted brokerage fees
 No need for individual brokerage accounts
 Phone and email support
 Service Center hours are 8am to 8pm ET, Monday through Friday
 Available to answer your questions or support you through the
transaction process
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Section III
Managing your portfolio through
Shareworks
Step 1: Account Activation
 Open your Shareworks account online at
www.solium.com/activate
 Complete short activation form requesting contact information
 Your Shareworks account details will be mailed to you
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Step 2: Login to Shareworks
 Log in at www.solium.com/login
 Enter Account Number and Password
 Review and Accept Agreement(s)
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Step 3: Manage Your Profile
 Go to the Personal Profile & Passwords tab to manage your:
– contact information such as mailing address, phone numbers,
and personal email
– bank account information
– brokerage account information
– login and transaction passwords
– alternate login
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Transacting On Shares
Step 1 - Parameters
– Enter the type of transaction (cash withdrawal, withdraw
shares)
– Enter the number of shares you would like to sell / withdraw
Step 2 - Delivery
– Choose how you would like to receive your proceeds / shares
Step 3 - Specify Order Type (when selling shares)
– Choose order type (Market or Limit)
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Transacting On Shares – Cont’d
Step 4 - Verify
– Verify your transaction details and order information
– Enter your transaction password
Step 6 - Confirmation
– Once transaction is completed, you will receive a confirmation
number
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Fees
 Solium Transaction Fees
– $XX transaction fee
– $XX additional fee when placing Limit Orders
– $XX additional fee when transacting through Solium’s Service
Center
 Brokerage Commission
– $XX for trades < 1000 shares
– $0.0X for trades >= 1000 shares
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Fees – Cont’d
 Disbursement Fees
– Check by Mail (USD) - $XX USD
– Bank Wire ($US to US bank) - $XX USD
– Bank Wire (International) - $XX USD
 Certificate Fees
– Physical Certificate - $XX USD
– Electronic Certificate - $XX USD
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Section IV
Key Dates
Key Dates
 Launch on Shareworks:
 Activate accounts by:
 Enroll in Plan by:
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Employee Action
Customization Tip:
If applicable, you may want to includes steps that employees need to
take, etc
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Contact Solium
Online:
www.solium.com
Email:
[email protected]
North America: 1.877.380.7793
International:
International code + 1 + 403.515.3909
Hours:
8am - 8pm MT, Monday - Friday
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