Date: Thursday, May 4, 2017
Time: 3:00pm MDT / 5:00pm EDT
3rd Floor, West Tower
(Bow Glacier Room)
250- 5th Street S.W.
Voting Options and Instructions
Holders of common shares of Baytex Energy Corp. at the close of business on March 15, 2017 are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders being held on May 4, 2017. The options for voting your shares will vary depending on whether you are a registered or a non-registered shareholder.
Non-registered (beneficial) shareholders hold their shares through a broker, trustee or bank.
We have elected to use the "notice-and-access" provisions under National Instrument 54-101 Communications with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer for the meeting in respect of mailings to beneficial holders of common shares. Beneficial holders will receive a notice containing information prescribed by the notice-and-access provisions and a voting instruction form.
If you are a non-registered (beneficial) shareholder, please follow the instructions provided on the voting instruction form that you receive. The majority of non-registered shareholders will have the following voting options available to them:
In order to vote via the internet or by telephone, non-registered shareholders will require the control number located on the voting instruction form, which will be sent as part of the shareholder meeting materials package. Your broker, trustee, bank or their agent will establish a deadline for you to provide voting instructions. Please ensure that your voting instructions are submitted well in advance of the deadline to ensure that your common shares are voted at the meeting.
Registered shareholders have a physical share certificate registered in their name and the certificate represents the number of shares owned.
We have elected to use the "notice-and-access" provisions under National Instrument 54-101 Communications with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer for the meeting in respect of mailings to registered holders of common shares. Registered shareholders will receive a notice containing information prescribed by the notice-and-access provisions and a proxy form from our registrar and transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada. As a registered shareholder, you can attend and vote your shares in person at the meeting or complete and return the proxy form to Computershare Trust Company of Canada at the address or fax number noted below:
ComputershareTrust Company of Canada
8th Floor, 100 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2Y1
Attention: Proxy Department
Note: In order for a proxy form to be valid and acted upon at the meeting, it must be returned to Computershare Trust Company of Canada at least 48 hours before the start of the meeting.
You may also use the internet site at https://.investorvote.com/ to transmit your voting instructions. You should have the form of proxy in hand when you access the web site. You will be prompted to enter your Control Number, which is located on the form of proxy. If you vote by internet, your vote must be received not later than 3:00 p.m. (Calgary time) on May 2, 2017 or at least 48 hours prior to the time of any adjournment of the Meeting.