Oi Announces its Intention to File a Form 15F to Deregister in the United States under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
16 Nov, 2021, 16:09 ET
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. – In Judicial Reorganization ("Oi") hereby announces that, following the voluntary delisting of its American Depositary Receipts ("ADRs") representing common shares from the New York Stock Exchange effective on October 28, 2021, the Company intends to file a Form 15F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") to terminate the registration of all classes of its registered securities under Section 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), as well as to terminate its reporting obligations under the Exchange Act. As a result of filing Form 15F, Oi's obligations to file reports under the Exchange Act will be suspended immediately and are expected to terminate 90 days after the filing, barring any objection by the SEC.
Oi will maintain the listing of its common shares and preferred shares on the São Paulo Stock Exchange (B3 S.A. - Bolsa, Brasil, Balcão) under the ticker symbols "OIBR3" and "OIBR4," respectively, and it will continue to be subject to applicable disclosure requirements under Brazilian law. Oi intends to continue to disclose its periodic reports, annual and interim results and communications as required by applicable laws and regulations on its website (https://ri.oi.com.br), including in English.
In addition, Oi's ADRs representing common shares and preferred shares will continue to trade in the U.S. over-the-counter market under the ticker symbols "OIBZQ" and "OIBRQ," respectively.
Oi reserves the right, for any reason, to delay the Form 15F filing, to withdraw the filing prior to effectiveness, and to otherwise change its plans in respect of deregistration and termination of its reporting obligations under applicable U.S. federal securities laws in any way.
For further information, please contact:
Oi Investor Relations Department
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +55 (21) 3131-2918
Special Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
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