NOTICE TO THE MARKET
São Paulo, May 14, 2019: Braskem S.A. ("Company" or "Braskem") (B3: BRKM3, BRKM5 and BRKM6; LATIBEX: XBRK), further to the Material Fact published on May 13, 2019, hereby discloses that received a notification from NYSE informing that the trading of American Depositary Shares issued by the Company ("ADS") was suspended and it has commenced proceedings to delist such ADS ("Decision").
NYSE also informed that the Company has a period of ten (10) business days to present its intention to appeal and make an oral presentation, at a day not yet scheduled, to NYSE´S Board of Directors Committee challenging the Decision ("Appeal").
The Company intends to Appeal and will continue to dedicate significant efforts and resources towards filing the 2017 and 2018 Forms 20-F as expeditiously as possible and resume trading of the Company's ADS on the NYSE.
As of tomorrow our ADS may be traded in the over-the-counter ("OTC") market in the United States, under the ticker BRKMY. The Company reinforces that during the suspension period, in accordance with our ADS program, ADS holders may request the depositary bank, The Bank of New York Mellon, to cancel their ADSs and to provide the underlying preferred shares, which are traded on the B3 (Brazilian Stock Exchange), in a ratio of one ADS to two preferred shares class A. Furthermore, if the holders of ADSs opt to maintain their current position, the migration to the OTC will be automatic and no request to the depositary bank is required.
For more information, please contact Braskem's Investor Relations Department by calling +55 (11) 3576-9531 or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.