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International Direct Investment Plan

The International Direct Investment Program is a dividend reinvestment and direct purchase plan sponsored and administered by Citibank, N.A. The Program enables existing holders and first-time purchasers the opportunity to make purchases, reinvest dividends, deposit certificates for safekeeping and sell shares.

Highlights of the Plan

  • Shareholders of record can open an account at any time.
  • New investors can open an account by making a minimum initial investment by check (minimum $250) or by automatic account deductions (minimum $50 for at least 5 consecutive months) to purchase American Depositary Shares (ADSs).
  • Participants can make frequent investments to purchase additional ADSs (minimum investment of $50) by check or automatic deduction from a designated US bank account.
  • Participants can elect to have automatic deductions either on the 1st or 15th day of each month, or both.
  • Participants can reinvest dividends in full or in part, or receive cash dividend payments electronically or by check.
  • Participants can deposit certificates for safekeeping through the Program.
  • Participants can instruct all or a portion of their account holdings to be sold or withdrawn.
  • There are modest service charges and brokerage commissions for transactions.

Enrollment Fee: No charge for registered holders
$10.00 for new investors
Dividend Reinvestment: No charge except for brokerage commissions
Initial Purchase: $5.00 transaction fee plus brokerage commissions
Additional Purchase: $5.00 transaction fee plus brokerage commissions
Sales: $10.00 transaction fee plus brokerage commissions
Withdrawal: No Charge
Brokerage Commission: $0.10 per ADS for purchases, dividend reinvestment
$0.12 per ADS for sales

Minimum Investment for first time purchasers: $250.00
Minimum Purchase for additional purchases: $50.00
Total Annual purchases cannot exceed $100,000 per calendar year
Purchases are made weekly, Sales are made daily

Companies enrolled in the International Direct Investment Program

Company Name Country of Origin Ticker Brochure Enrollment
AEGON N.V.The NetherlandsAEGView PDF Enrollment
América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. Series B SharesMexicoAMXView PDF Enrollment
ArcelorMittalLuxembourgMTView PDF Enrollment
Banco Santander S.A.SpainSANView PDF Enrollment
BHP Billiton LimitedAustraliaBHPView PDF Enrollment
CEMEXMexicoCXView PDF Enrollment
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A.BrazilEBR.BView PDF Enrollment
Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A.BrazilEBRView PDF Enrollment
Companhia Siderurgica NacionalBrazilSIDView PDF Enrollment
Diageo plcUnited KingdomDEOView PDF Enrollment
Eni S.p.A.ItalyEView PDF Enrollment
Gravity Co. Ltd.KoreaGRVYView PDF Enrollment
Iberdrola S.ASpainIBDRYView PDF Enrollment
Korea Electric Power CorporationKoreaKEPView PDF Enrollment
POSCOKoreaPKXView PDF Enrollment
RELX PLCUnited KingdomRUKView PDF Enrollment
Sony CorporationJapanSNEView PDF Enrollment
Stora Enso OyjFinlandSEOAYView PDF Enrollment
Telefonica Brasil S.A.BrazilVIVView PDF Enrollment
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries LimitedIsraelTEVAView PDF Enrollment
Transportadora de Gas del Sur S.A.ArgentinaTGSView PDF Enrollment
Turkcell Ilestisim Hizmetleri A.S.TurkeyTKCView PDF Enrollment
Vale S.A. CommonBrazilVALEView PDF Enrollment

Plan information and enrollment documentation is available on-line or can be obtained by calling the following toll free number: 1-877-CITI-ADR (1-877-248-4237).