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About Sears

Investor FAQ

Q. When was Sears incorporated?
A. On September 17, 1952, Simpson-Sears was incorporated. To see more on our history, Sears profile.

Q. When was Sears initial public offering?
A. On April 5, 1965, we were listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange with the symbol SCC.

Q. Are there any shareholders who own more than 10%?
A. Yes, as at March 13, 2014, shareholders that own more than 10% of the Company's shares are as follows: (i) Sears Holdings Corporation beneficially holds 51,962,391 shares, representing approximately 51% of the outstanding shares of the Company; (ii) ESL Investments, Inc., a private investment firm, holds 17,725,280 shares, representing approximately 17.4% of the outstanding common shares of the Company; and (iii) Edward S. Lampert, holds 10,433,088 shares, representing approximately 10.24% of the outstanding shares of the Company.

Q. Who is Sears transfer agent?
A. CST Trust Company, Shareholder Services 1-800-387-0825 or e-mail to inquiries@canstockta.com.

Q. Whom do I contact in the case of a lost or missing stock certificate?
A. CST Trust Company, Shareholder Services 1-800-387-0825 or e-mail to inquiries@canstockta.com.

Q. Whom do I contact if my dividend cheques are staledated (more than 6 months old)?
A. CST Trust Company, Shareholder Services 1-800-387-0825 or e-mail to inquiries@canstockta.com.

Q. As a shareholder, whom do I contact if I have moved and need to update my address?
A. CST Trust Company, Shareholder Services 1-800-387-0825 or e-mail to inquiries@canstockta.com.

Q. Whom do I contact if I am a former employee and need the adjusted cost basis (ACB) for my Sears stock?
A. Contact invest@sears.ca.