The rules approved by the Board of Directors on 11 April 2017 allow assigning two voting rights to each De' Longhi share, instead of one, to reward those shareholders that, by maintaining a stable interest in the Group, prove to be especially sensitive to its growth over the long term.

Enhanced voting rights are assigned to shares owned continuously by the same person for at least 24 months since the date they were added to the relevant Special Register.

To apply for inclusion in the Special Register, shareholders must submit an application through Certified E-Mail to votomaggiorato_computershare@pec.it CC’ing societariodelonghispa@legalmail.it.

Documents

Amended Articles of Association in force from 13.4.2017

The Articles of Association define the general rules governing life at the Company: the corporate purpose, the criteria for the composition and operation of the corporate bodies, and the description of shareholders’ rights as well as how to exercise them.