06 Mar 2018 07:27:00
Request for the Stock Exchange of Thailand assigning the symbol "H" for temporary suspension the trading of the Company's shares
Request for trading suspension BorPor. 0161/070 6 March 2018 -Translation- Subject: Request for the Stock Exchange of Thailand assigning the symbol "H" for temporary suspension the trading of the Company's shares To: President of the Stock Exchange of Thailand Reference is made to a summons issued by the Civil Court to Banpu Public Company Limited for attendance at the hearing scheduled for 6 March 2018 at 9.00 a.m. , with reference to Banpu letter no. BP0118/003 dated 18 January 2018 , for reading the judgment of the Supreme Court in the civil case that Mr.Siva Nganthavee, as the Plaintiffs, sued the Company, its subsidiaries and executives as the Defendants, claiming compensation for damages arising out of the wrongful act for the purpose of gaining information of coal mine concession and feasibility study reports of the lignite fired power plant project in Hongsa, Lao PDR ("Hongsa Project"), with reference to Banpu letter no. Bor.Por. 50214/338 dated 10 August 2007. As the reading of Supreme Court verdict will occur during the stock trading session on the morning of 6 March 2018 and the judgment of the Supreme Court may have significant impact on the share price, the decision of the Company's shareholders or other investors in making investments, for equal dissemination of information the Company therefore would like to request the Stock Exchange of Thailand to assign the symbol "H" to the Company's shares for temporary suspension the trading of the Company's shares in the morning trading session of 6 March 2018. Upon the Company learning of the outcome of the judgment of the Supreme Court in the morning of 6 March 2018, the Company will inform the Stock Exchange of Thailand of the said information for the knowledge of the shareholders and other investors. So the company can request the Stock Exchange of Thailand to resume the trading of the Company's shares" afterwards. Your kind consideration of this matter would be highly appreciated Sincerely yours, -signature- (Mrs. Somruedee Chaimongkol) Chief Executive Officer ______________________________________________________________________ This announcement was prepared and disseminated by listed company or issuer through the electronic system which is provided for the purpose of dissemination of the information and related documents of listed company or issuer to the Stock Exchange of Thailand only. The Stock Exchange of Thailand has no responsibility for the correctness and completeness of any statements, figures, reports or opinions contained in this announcement, and has no liability for any losses and damages in any cases. In case you have any inquiries or clarification regarding this announcement, please directly contact listed company or issuer who made this announcement.