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What is Nexa’s ownership structure?

Go to our ownership structure section.

What is Nexa’s domicile?

Nexa is a public limited liability company (société anonyme) incorporated under the laws of Luxembourg on February 26, 2014. Our registered office is located at 37A, Avenue J.F Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Nexa is a foreign private issuer (“FPI”) subject to the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) corporate governance rules for foreign private issuers, as well as subject to the reporting requirements under the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

On what stock exchanges are Nexa shares traded?

Our shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) under the ticker symbol NEXA.

How do I buy and trade Nexa shares?

To invest in Nexa’s shares, which are traded on the NYSE, it is necessary to contact a stockbroker, a financial adviser, or a bank. The commission charges for buying and selling shares will vary depending on the institution.

What is Nexa’s dividend policy?

Go to our dividend policy section.

When will dividends and/or share premium be paid?

We expect to declare distributions annually (with our full-year results). We pay them once a year, usually in March. A distribution is paid for each common share, so the amount you receive depends on the number of shares you own.

To receive the distribution, your name must be on the share register on the relevant distribution record date. If you sell your shares before the ex-distribution date or purchase them after it, you will not be entitled to that distribution.

How will dividends and/or share premium be paid?

We declare our distribution in US dollars.

What should I do to attend Nexa’s shareholder meetings?

Nexa shareholders are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) each year, which is held at the company’s registered office located in Luxembourg, usually in June.

If you are unable to attend the AGM or if you wish to be represented, a proxy can be authorized to vote your common shares subject to compliance with the procedures set forth in the Proxy Statement and the requirements under applicable law.

A Proxy Statement and a Proxy Card are sent to the shareholders approximately 40 days in advance of the AGM.

Where can I get a copy of Nexa’s latest financial results?

Go to our results center section or contact:

What is the London Metal Exchange (“LME”)?

The LME is the trading and price-formation venue of choice for industrial metals globally. It is the largest exchange for options and futures contracts for base metals, which include aluminum, zinc, lead, copper, and nickel. For further information, please access:

What is the LME Official Settlement Price?

The LME Official Settlement Price is the last cash offer price at which all LME futures are settled. The daily official settlement price is published between 12:30 and 1:25 GMT.

What are Treatment Charges?

Treatment charges (“TCs”) are an important component of revenue for a smelter. They represent the cost of converting a tonne of concentrate into zinc metal paid by miners. TCs are negotiated between miners, traders and smelters on the benchmark or spot market, or via fixed contracts. Benchmark represents the annual view of the global zinc concentrate market typically negotiated between major smelters and miners, whereas spot represents a current negotiation and is more indicative of current market conditions. As a result, TCs are affected by both current and annual views of supply and demand.

What is the concept of the smelter revenue model?

A smelter generates revenue from four main sources: free metal, treatment charges, by-products, and metal premiums.

Typically, smelters buy concentrate and pay for approximately 85% of the contained metal, or less, if the grade is low. A smelter recovers around 96% of the zinc, allowing it to generate free zinc revenue. Smelters also charge mines a fee (treatment charges or “TCs”) based on the tonnes of concentrate to be processed. To a lesser extent, a smelter also generates revenue from the sale of zinc metal by-products and from metal premiums on the zinc sold.

What is the measure of operational earnings adopted by Nexa?

Segment performance is assessed based on Adjusted EBITDA, since financial results, comprising financial income and expenses and other financial items, and income tax are managed at the corporate level and are not allocated to operating segments.

Adjusted EBITDA is defined as net income, adjusted by (i) share in the results of associates, (ii) depreciation and amortization, (iii) net financial results, (iv) income tax, (v) gain on sale of investments, and (vi) impairment and impairment reversals.

What is the proposed use of zinc?

Zinc is the fourth most used metal worldwide, behind iron, aluminum, and copper. Zinc metal serves many important purposes. Protecting steel against corrosion is the most important market for zinc, representing approximately 60% of zinc use globally. Zinc is also used in automotive components, batteries, fertilizers, and medical applications. Zinc metal is derived from the processing of zinc concentrates (ore that contains zinc) which are produced by zinc mines and then shipped to smelting facilities for further processing and refining. Smelters convert zinc concentrates into pure or refined zinc metal products destined for these various markets and end-uses.