The Management Board of AmRest Holdings SE ("AmRest", “the Company”) informs that on June 8th, 2017, in connection with new regulations introducing mandatory rotation of statutory auditors in public-interest entities (provisions of the Act of 11 May 2017 on statutory auditors, audit firms and public supervision (Journal of Laws 2017, Item 1089) and Regulation (EU) No 537/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on specific requirements regarding statutory audit of public-interest entities and repealing Commission Decision 2005/909/EC), the Supervisory Board of AmRest appointed a resolution granting consent for:
1) termination by the Company’s Management Board - by the mutual agreement of the parties - of the agreement with PricewaterhouseCoopers Sp. z o.o. with its seat in Warsaw, Al. Armii Ludowej 14, listed on the list of registered auditors under no. 144 (“PWC”), i.e., the entity that under the agreement dated 18 June 2015 concluded by the Company and PWC (“Agreement”) was entitled to examine the financial statements of the Company for the years 2015 – 2017 (statutory auditor);
2) termination of PWC’s appointment as the statutory auditor examining the stand-alone and consolidated financial statements of the Company for 2017 (along with the report and opinion) and issuing the report on review of the stand-alone and consolidated financial statements of the Company for the period from 1 January to 30 June 2017.
In connection with the adoption of the above-mentioned resolution and based on the recommendation of the Audit Committee, the Supervisory Board passed also a resolution selecting and appointing BDO Sp. z o.o. with its seat in Warsaw, at Postępu 12, listed on the list of registered auditors under no. 3355, to conduct audit of the stand-alone and consolidated financial statements of the Company for the years 2017 - 2019.
§ 5 (1) (19-20) of the Ordinance of the Minister of Finance on Current and Periodical Information Submitted by Issuers of Securities and the Requirements for the Recognition as Equivalent of the Information Required under the Laws of Non-Member Countries of 19th February 2009 (Dz.U. 2014 item 133)