Steinhoff Shareholder Proceeding

Registration Overview

Welcome to the Steinhoff Shareholder Proceeding online registration portal.

If you bought shares in Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (Steinhoff) or its predecessor Steinhoff International Holdings Limited (SIHL) between 26 June 2013 and 6 December 2017 (inclusive), you can use this portal to join the group proceeding against the company.

If your financial institution has offered to assist you in joining this claim, you do not need to use this portal. Please instead follow the instructions given to you by your financial institution.

The Dutch law firm BarentsKrans will bring a claim against Steinhoff on behalf of shareholders who suffered losses related to Steinhoff’s public announcements dated 5 December 2017 and 6 December 2017. The proceeding will be funded by Claims Funding Europe and brought by a special purpose vehicle which has been established for the Steinhoff Shareholder Proceeding.

We encourage you to register as soon as possible.

To register, please click the “Begin Registration” button below and then provide us with your contact details and trade data. Once you have done this we will conduct a preliminary check of your eligibility and if you are eligible, email to ask you to:

  • Send us scanned copies of documents that evidence your holdings and transactions in Steinhoff or SIHL;
  • Sign an assignment agreement that we will send to you and return it to us;
  • If you are registering on behalf of a company, partnership, trust, or co-owners, provide proof that you have the authority to enter into the assignment agreement. We will send you more information about how to do this once you have completed the online registration form.

To send us these documents or if you have any questions about registration or the proceeding, please email us at Steinhoff@claimsfundingeurope.eu.

Eligible Shareholders

You are only eligible to join the proceeding in respect of ordinary shares in Steinhoff or SIHL acquired during the period 26 June 2013 and 6 December 2017, inclusive. The proceeding will not cover preference shares or derivative financial instruments such as contracts for difference, swaps, options and warrants.

Institutional Investors

Institutional investors need only register their contact details online at this stage, and will be contacted to provide further information.

Privacy statement

Client confidentiality and privacy are very important to us. To see BarentsKrans’ privacy policy, please click here. To see Claims Funding Europe’s privacy policy, please click here.

Contact Details

Please provide us with your contact details below and indicate whether you are filling out this form:

  • as a private individual;
  • on behalf of a company or corporate entity of which you are an officer or employee; or
  • on behalf of a large institutional investor.

Type of registration

Claimant Declaration

By ticking the box below you confirm that:​​​​​​​

  • you are the Claimant or are acting on behalf of and with the authority of the Claimant;
  • the information you have provided is true and correct to the best of your knowledge;
  • the information and instructions that you have provided to BarentsKrans are legally privileged communications for the purposes of obtaining legal advice and in contemplation of anticipated proceedings;
  • you have read and understood the BarentsKrans Privacy Policy;
  • you have read and understood the Claims Funding Europe Privacy Statement.

Thank you

Thank you for registering your interest in the Steinhoff Shareholder Proceeding. The first step in your registration process is complete. Please make a note of your registration number:

What happens next?

We will contact you once we have reviewed your data and confirmed your eligibility.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Claims Funding Europe at and quote the registration number above.

   

Thank you

Thank you for registering your interest in the Steinhoff Shareholder Proceeding. The first step in your registration process is complete. Please make a note of your registration number:

What happens next?

We will contact you to discuss the remaining steps of the registration process and how we can facilitate your participation in this proceeding. If you have any questions in the meantime, please contact Claims Funding Europe at and quote the registration number above.