Announcement on regulated information
Pursuant to the provisions of the Financial Instruments Market Act (ZTFI) and the Rules and Regulations of the Ljubljana Stock Exchange, d.d., Pivovarna Laško, d.d., Trubarjeva 28, 3270 Laško, hereby announces that it received a decision by the District Court of Ljubljana, Investigation Department, No. IV Kpr 53791/2010, by which the Court has stopped the investigation against four individuals – natural persons, including Boško Šrot, former director and President of the Management Board of Pivovarna Laško, d.d., and two legal persons, including Pivovarna Laško, d.d., charged with criminal offence of fraud, pursuant to Paragraph II, in relation to Paragraph I of Article 217, in relation to Article 25 of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Slovenia, and in relation to Section 3, Paragraph I, Article 4 of the Liability of Legal Persons for Criminal Offences Act.
The defendant Boško Šrot was alleged to have committed the said offence as a person authorized to sign an agreement on behalf of Pivovarna Laško, d.d., in 2005, following the acquisition of 440,891 shares of Mercator, d.d., code MELR, from SOD. The defendant – legal person – Pivovarna Laško, d.d., was alleged to have been responsible for the said act perpetrated by its responsible person in such way and in such circumstances, as the act was alleged to have been committed to the benefit of Pivovarna Laško, d.d., which has allegedly since had at its disposal unlawfully appropriated, or misappropriated, material gain or proceeds, of no less than SIT 1,984,009,500 at the time, or EUR 8,279,124.93. The decision is not final yet.
Laško, August 31, 2015 Management Board