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 ACME Co. 1 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 ACME Co. 3 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? ACME Co. 5 <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. ACME Co. 6 Why Participate in <Plan Name> Facilitate employees’ opportunity to own <Company> shares <Company’s> success = your success Complements compensation and benefits program ACME Co. 7 Plan Overview NOTE: High level details of the plan Example: Voluntary program Used to buy <Company> shares Registered / Non registered plan ACME Co. 8 Eligibility Who is eligible to join the plan? ACME Co. 9 Employee Contributions How much can I contribute? ACME Co. 10 Eligible Earnings What are eligible earnings? ACME Co. 11 Company Contributions How much does the Company contribute? ACME Co. 12 Restrictions / Vesting When do the shares become mine? – Restricted versus unrestricted shares? – Vested versus unvested shares? ACME Co. 13 Contribution Changes Can I change my contribution amount? Can I suspend my contributions? ACME Co. 14 Terminations What happens if I am terminated or take a leave of absence? ACME Co. 15 Transactions When can I make a transaction? What kind of transactions can I make? – Cash withdrawal (sell shares) – Shares in kind (receive shares) Send share certificate to your home address or your broker Electronic or physical certificate – Interplan Transfer Transfer shares between accounts within Shareworks If applicable What are the restrictions/limitations to making a transaction? Can I transfer shares to an outside broker? ACME Co. 16 Tax Implications What are the tax implications? ACME Co. 17 Plan Enrollment When can I enroll in the Plan? How do I enroll in the Plan? ACME Co. 18 Common Terms Registered / Non Registered Plan Restricted / Unrestricted Shares Vested / Unvested Shares ACME Co. 19 Blackout Periods ACME Co. 20 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 ACME Co. 21 Section II Plan Administrator New Plan Administrator Solium Capital Inc www.solium.com ACME Co. 23 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 Bi-lingual service center Service Center hours are 6am to 6pm MT, Monday through Friday Available to answer your questions or support you through the transaction process ACME Co. 24 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 ACME Co. 26 Step 2: Login to Shareworks Log in at www.solium.com/login Enter Account Number and Password Review and Accept Agreement(s) ACME Co. 27 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 ACME Co. 28 Transacting On Shares Step 1 - Parameters – Enter the type of transaction (cash withdrawal, shares in kind) – 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) ACME Co. 29 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 ACME Co. 30 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 ACME Co. 31 Fees – Cont’d Disbursement Fees – Cheque by Mail (CAD) – $XX CAD – Cheque by Mail (USD) - $XX USD – Direct Deposit (Canada Only) - $XX CAD – Bank Wire (Within Canada) - $XX CAD – Bank Wire ($US to US bank) - $XX USD – Bank Wire (International) - $XX CAD Certificate Fees – Physical Certificate - $XX CAD – Electronic Certificate - $XX ACME Co. 32 Section IV Key Dates Key Dates Launch on Shareworks: Activate accounts by: Enroll in Plan by: ACME Co. 34 Employee Action Customization Tip: If applicable, you may want to includes steps that employees need to take, etc ACME Co. 35 Contact Solium Online: www.solium.com Email: [email protected] Calgary: 403.515.3909 North America: 1.877.380.7793 International: International code + 1 + 403.515.3909 Hours: 6am - 6pm MT, Monday - Friday ACME Co. 36 Questions?