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Level 3 ADR
Exhange: NYSE
Ratio (ORD:DR): 1:1
DR ISIN:  US00167X2053

American Depositary Receipt (ADR) contact information:
Deutsche Bank Shareholder Services    
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company
Operations Center
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219  
Email: db@amstock.com
Toll-free number: (866) 249 2593 (if calling from within the U.S.)      
Direct dial: +1 718 921 8124 (if calling from outside the U.S.)          

The depositary bank for Amec Foster Wheeler's ADR programme is Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas. They perform the following roles for ADR holders:

  • Distributes company circulars and general meetings (including annual general meeting) documentation
  • Distributes dividends in US dollars
  • Facilitates the voting process and the exercise of the voting rights of ADR holders at any company general meeting
  • Issues and cancels Amec Foster Wheeler's ADRs
  • Is the stock transfer agent
  • Records and maintains the register of ADR holders

For those holders who are not registered because their ADRs are held through a ‘Street name’ (nominee account), your nominee will receive company documents from time to time from Deutsche Bank to distribute to ADR holders. You need to make arrangements with your nominee if you wish to receive such documents and to be able to exercise your vote through the depositary bank at general meetings.

ADR frequently asked questions (FAQs):

The following information does not contain all information that may be important to you. For more complete information, please read Amec Foster Wheeler’s deposit agreement in its entirety along with the form of American Depositary Receipt, which contain the terms of your security. 

(Before any investment in Amec Foster Wheeler group’s ADRs, you should review Amec F-4 filed with the SEC, including the information set forth under “Risk Factors,” and the other information furnished by the company to the SEC.) 

<div class="data"><div class="data"><div class="data"><p style="">An ADR is a negotiable US dollar denominated certificate representing ownership of non-US equity securities. ADRs were specifically designed to facilitate the purchase and sale of non-US securities by US investors and to provide access to the US equity capital market by non-US companies. Amec Foster Wheeler’s ADRs are listed on the NYSE and are traded in US dollars. Amec Foster Wheeler’s ADRs are issued by our US depositary bank against the deposit of Amec Foster Wheeler ordinary shares with the depositary’s custodian bank. The ADRs have the rights set forth in the governing Depositary Agreement, including receipt of dividends in US dollars and the right to vote on shareholders resolutions.&nbsp;</p></div></div></div>

<div style="">This is the relationship between the number of ADRs and the number of ordinary shares. Each Amec Foster Wheeler ADR represents one Amec Foster Wheeler ordinary share (1:1 ratio). &nbsp;<br style="" /></div>

<div style=""><p style="" class="ccbnTxt">US investors may prefer to purchase ADRs rather than ordinary shares in the issuer’s home market because ADRs trade, clear and settle according to US market conventions. One key advantage of holding an ADR is the facilitated diversification into foreign securities.&nbsp;</p></div><p style=""><br /></p>

<div style=""><p style="" class="ccbnTxt">Amec Foster Wheeler Group is subject to the periodic reporting requirements of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and accordingly files or furnishes certain information with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The public may view our annual reports and other documents filed with the SEC on the Internet at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.sec.gov">www.sec.gov</a>.</p><p style="" class="ccbnTxt">Visit our <a title="xx" href="/investors/trading-update-27-october2016/trading-update-27-october2016">Results centre</a> and <a title="xx" href="/investors/presentations-library">Presentations library</a> for more information.<br style="" /></p></div>

The ADRs are listed and traded on the NYSE exchange. Please refer to www.nyse.com for additional information.

<div style="">A registered holder is one whose name appears on the books of the depositary. The registered holder is considered the owner of record. A beneficial holder is one whose holdings are registered in a name other than their own, such as the name of a broker, bank or nominee.</div>

<div style=""><p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt" class="spip"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN" lang="EN"></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif" lang="EN-US"></span></p><p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt" class="spip">Ticker: AMFW</p><p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt" class="spip"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:FR" lang="FR">CUSIP code: 00167X205</span></p><p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt" class="spip"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-ansi-language:FR" lang="FR">ISIN code: US00167X2053</span></p><br style="" /></div><p><br /></p>

<p style=""><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN" lang="EN"></span>For dividend and corporate action information, please visit: http://www.adr.db.com. Please search the name Amec Foster Wheeler and then select the Corporate Actions tab. Alternatively, you may contact Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas Shareholder Services at the following toll-free number: (866) 249 2593 (if calling from within the U.S.) or Direct Dial: +1 718 921 8124 (if calling from outside the U.S.)</p>

<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:Batang;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN;mso-fareast-language:KO;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA" lang="EN"></span>Dividends on Amec Foster Wheeler’s ADRs are generally payable in US Dollars seven to ten days after dividend payments are made on Amec Foster Wheeler’s ordinary shares to accommodate the payment process established by the company and the depositary.</p>

<p class="MsoNormal" style=""><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN" lang="EN"></span>The record date is the date on which shares must be held in a shareholder's name on the books of the company in order to be entitled to receive the dividend.</p><p class="MsoNormal">The ex-dividend date is the date on or after which a security is traded without any right to receive an approved and declared dividend. With respect to Amec Foster Wheeler’s ADRs, the ex-dividend date is set by the NYSE. In general, the ex-dividend date is the second business day preceding the record date. For example, if the record date of a dividend distribution is announced as falling on a Wednesday, the ex-dividend date will be on Monday, two days earlier. If shares are purchased “ex-dividend,” Monday or Tuesday in the above example, this means that there is no entitlement to the next dividend.<br /></p>

<p><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN;font-weight:normal;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold" lang="EN"></span>Converting ordinary shares into ADRs must be done through a broker, investment advisor or through Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas. You can contact Deutsche Bank’s broker services desk as follows:</p><div>Phone(US): +1 (212) 250 9100</div><div>Phone(UK): +44 207 547 6500</div><div>Email: adr@db.com</div>

<p style=""><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;" lang="EN-US"></span>Registered Amec Foster Wheeler ADR shareholders that have enrolled in DB Global Direct may elect to reinvest all or a portion of their dividends. Amec Foster Wheeler ADR holders that elect to reinvest all their dividends will see their DB Global Direct account credited with ADRs corresponding to the value at the time of the purchase minus applicable fees. Amec Foster Wheeler ADR registered shareholders that elect to reinvest a portion of their dividends will be credited the amount allocated in the form of Amec Foster Wheeler ADRs and/or a fraction thereof to their DB Global Direct account. The remaining cash balance will be sent to the Amec Foster Wheeler ADR holder’s address on file in the form of a USD-denominated check.</p><div>Beneficial Amec Foster Wheeler ADR holders that hold their Amec Foster Wheeler ADRs through a bank or broker should contact the financial institution that holds their Amec Foster Wheeler ADRs in their name directly.</div><div><br /></div><div><strong>Amec Foster Wheeler is providing this information for the convenience of ADR holders, but this response does not constitute an endorsement by Amec Foster Wheeler of the DB Global Direct program or any information provided by Deutsche Bank about the program, including information available on Deutsche Bank’s website.</strong></div><div><strong><br /></strong></div><div><strong>This response does not constitute an offer by Amec Foster Wheeler or Deutsche Bank to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any ADRs or other securities of Amec Foster Wheeler.</strong><br /></div><p style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph" class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;color:blue" lang="EN-US"></span><span style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;" lang="EN-US"></span></p><p style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;text-align:justify;text-justify:inter-ideograph" class="MsoNormal"> </p>

An ADR is a negotiable certificate issued by a depositary bank representing a specific number of shares of a non-U.S. company. An ADS is the share issued under the ADR agreement which is actually traded. In many cases the terms ADR and ADS are used interchangeably.

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