In accordance with applicable regulations (art. 135-undecies, Consolidated Law on Finance), Intesa Sanpaolo has assigned Servizio Titoli S.p.A. as its "Appointed Representative", to whom shareholders can submit proxies at no cost by the end of the second open-market day preceding the date scheduled for the Meeting on first call (and therefore by close of business on 5 May 2011).
The proxy - with voting instructions on all or any of the proposals on the agenda - will be effective only for proposals for which voting instructions have been given. The proxy and voting instructions may be withdrawn by 5 May 2011.
A specific web application provided and managed by Servizio Titoli S.p.A. may be used to give the proxy. This application allows the user to fill in a proxy form for the Appointed Representative and may be accessed at the latest from 20 April 2011 via the following link:
Guided filling in of the form for issuing the proxy to the Appointed Representative
Alternatively, a version of the form for issuing the proxy to the Appointed Representative will be available for download. If, for technical reasons, the form cannot be made available in electronic format, it will be sent in hard copy upon request to Servizio Titoli S.p.A., tel. +39 011 0059376 or to the Ufficio Soci (Shareholders' Office) (email@example.com, tel. +39 011 555 6227, fax +39 011 555 6396).
The original of the proxy must be sent to the Appointed Representative by the deadline indicated above of 5 May 2011 to the following address: Servizio Titoli S.p.A., Corso Ferrucci 112/A – 10138 Turin, possibly sending in advance, by the same date, a copy of the proxy with a declaration of conformity with the original:
Should you need help or further information, you may contact the Appointed Representative, tel: +39 011 0059376.
Please note that to confirm entitlement to voting rights and for their exercise at the Shareholders' Meeting, the notice to the issuer from the intermediary (acting at the request of the interested party) is always necessary.