RB-5-2019 Demand for payment of the a good performance guarantee regarding the ZUS KSI contract
The Management Board of Comarch S.A. informs about receiving on 11 April 2019, from CaixaBank S.A. branch in Poland, an information on the submission by the Social Insurance Institution (ZUS) of a request for payment of a bank guarantee of due performance of the contract for the provision of maintenance services of the Comprehensive IT System for the Social Insurance Institution ("KSI ZUS Agreement") in the amount of PLN 24,203,300.40. The bank guarantee was established on behalf of a consortium of Comarch S.A. and Comarch Polska S.A. in accordance with the provisions of the KSI ZUS Agreement, about which the Company informed in the current report RB-4-2018 dated March 2, 2018. The term of payment of the guarantee is 14 days from the date of receipt by the bank of the request. In connection with the bank being requested to withdraw from the bank guarantee Comarch S.A. will create a reserve of PLN 24,203,340.40, which will be included in the Comarch Group's financial statements for 2018, which will result in a corresponding reduction in the operating result and net result of the Comarch Group for 2018. Possible payment of the guarantee will not have a material impact on the Group's financial position. Comarch and has no impact on the Group's operations. In the opinion of the Management Board of Comarch S.A. ZUS's request for payment from the guarantee is unfounded. If the guarantee is paid, the Management Board of Comarch S.A. will take legal steps to return it by ZUS.