6-K 1 elp20050601_6k1.htm NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS - JUNE 2, 2005 Provided By MZ Data Products
 
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

 
FORM 6-K
 
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
For the month of June, 2005

Commission File Number 1-14668
 

 
COMPANHIA PARANAENSE DE ENERGIA
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 

Energy Company of Paraná
(Translation of Registrant's name into English)
 

Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800
80420-170 Curitiba, Paraná
Federative Republic of Brazil
(5541) 322-3535
(Address of principal executive offices)
 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover Form 20-F or Form 40-F. 

Form 20-F ___X___ Form 40-F _______

 Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  

Yes _______ No ___X____


COMPANHIA PARANAENSE DE ENERGIA - COPEL
Corporate Taxpayer’s ID (CNPJ) 76.483.817/0001-20
PUBLICLY-HELD COMPANY
CVM Register 1431-1
SEC Register (CUSIP) 20441B407 – Class “B” Preferred Shares
SEC Register (CUSIP) 20441B308 – Common Shares
LATIBEX Register 29922 – Class “B” Preferred Shares

NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS

As resolved on the 50th Annual General Meeting of COPEL, held on 4.25.2005, this Company shall initiate, as of 6.24.2005, the payment of interest on own capital of the year 2004, in replacement to dividends, in compliance with the Law 9,249/95.

1. AMOUNT PER 1,000 SHARES

1.1. For common shares R$ 0.33396 
1.2. For class "A" preferred shares R$ 1.27167 
1.3. For class “B” preferred shares R$ 0.36743 

2. INCOME TAX

2.1

The withholding tax shall be fifteen percent (15%), pursuant to the current legislation.

2.2

The IMMUNE or EXEMPT legal entities, exempt from withholding Income Tax, shall prove up to 6.13.2005 this situation to the company (address in item 5.1), by means of a document issued by the Federal Revenue, or legal decision.

3. MEANS OF PAYMENT

3.1

Credit in checking account (as registration data of the shareholder).

3.2

Credit in the invoice/energy bill (for shareholders who are COPEL’s consumers).

3.3

Bank money order.

4. REGISTRATION

4.1.

The shareholders who opt for credit in checking account shall send up to 6.13.2005 a correspondence to the company (address in item 5.1), indicating the numbers of the bank, branch and checking account.

4.2.

Those who opt for credit in the invoice/energy bill shall submit to the company up to 6.13.2005 (address in item 5.1) a copy of the last bill paid.

5. PLACES OF ASSISTANCE

5.1

CURITIBA: Superintendência de Mercado de Capitais – Gerência de Acionistas e Custódia (Capital Markets Superintendence - Shareholders and Custody Management)

  Rua Coronel Dulcídio, 800 - 2° andar Toll-free number: 0800 41 2772 Fax: 0XX41 3331-2916
  CEP 80420-170 e-mail: acionistas@copel.com
5.2

COUNTRYSIDE OF THE STATE OF PARANÁ: Company’s agencies

5.3

SÃO PAULO: Company’s office

  Alameda Santos, 1800 - 14° andar - s.14 b  
  CEP: 01418-200 Phone/Fax: 0XX11 3289-7211
5.4

FOREIGN DEPOSITARY BANK: THE BANK OF NEW YORK


Curitiba, June 2, 2005

RUBENS GHILARDI
Chief Executive Officer,
Chief Financial Officer and Investor Relations Officer

 


 

 
SIGNATURE
 
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

Date: June 1, 2005

 
COMPANHIA PARANAENSE DE ENERGIA – COPEL
By:
/S/  Rubens Ghilardi

 
Rubens Ghilardi
CEO and Principal Financial Officer
 

 

 
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

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