16 de October, 2014

Sigdo Koppers started the tender process for external audit services

 In accordance with the protocols established by Sigdo Koppers S.A., dated October 14th, 2014, the company began the tender process for the External Audit Services for the companies that comprise the SK Group.

Participation in this tender is private and non-transferable, therefore Sigdo Koppers shall not accept any proposals submitted by audit companies that have not been included in this invitation to tender. On this occasion, the following companies were invited, in a letter addressed to the Principal Partner of:

• Deloitte & Touche, Jorge Rodríguez.

• Price Waterhouse, Luis Enrique Álamos.

• Ernst & Young, Cristián Lefevre.

• KPMG, Cristián Bastián.

The timetable for the process is as follows:

• Invitation to tender, Tuesday October 14th.

• Confidentiality Letter, Friday October 17th.

• End of company consultations, Thursday November 13th.

• Submittance of proposals, Monday January 5, 2015.

The administration of Sigdo Koppers S.A. and its open companies, will present at the next Ordinary Shareholders’ Meeting to be held the first quarter of 2015, a recommendation for the selection of the auditors based on the proposals received. The Board shall make the final decision as to which audit company will provide the services tendered for the period 2015-2019.

This process of quotation of external audit services for the financial statements of Sigdo Koppers S.A. and its subsidiaries, domestic and foreign, are consistent with the requirements of the Circular N° 764 dated December 21, 2012 of the Chilean Superintendency of Securities and Insurance.