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Shareholders and interested parties wishing to contact our Board as a whole, or the non-management directors as a group, any Board committee, the Chairman of the Board or the Lead Director may send a letter to:

Rick E. Hansen
Assistant General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
General Motors Company
Mail Code 
482-C24-A68 
300 Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan 48265

In accordance with our Corporate Governance Guidelines, all correspondence will be compiled and summarized by the Corporate Secretary and periodically submitted to the Board or individual directors. The Corporate Secretary may also forward certain correspondence elsewhere within the Company for review by a subject matter expert and respond as appropriate.

 

Investor FAQ

General Investor Information

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When was GM's initial public offering?
GM’s common stock began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 17, 2010.
What is GM’s ticker symbol and on which exchanges is GM’s common stock traded?
The CUSIP number for GM’s common stock is 37045V100.
How can I purchase shares of General Motors Company?
GM’s common stock can be purchased through a broker or a financial institution that deals in securities. GM does not have a direct stock purchase program or a dividend reinvestment program.
When and where was GM incorporated?
GM was incorporated in the state of Delaware on July 10, 2009. General Motors Company began its operations when it acquired substantially all of the assets of Motors Liquidation Company (formerly, General Motors Corporation) in July 2009.
Does GM pay a dividend on its common stock? At what rate and when is it paid?
Yes, GM pays a dividend on its common stock and the current quarterly rate is 38 cents per share. The dividend, amount, and timing of future dividends are subject to Board approval.
Does GM have a stock repurchase program?
$5.0 billion of our common stock by the end of 2016. Effective January 2016, our Board of Directors increased the authorization to repurchase up to an additional $4.0 billion of our common stock (or an aggregate total of $9.0 billion) by the end of 2017.

Shareholder Information

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How do I know if I am a registered shareholder?
Investors who hold shares in their own name and not through a broker, a bank or other nominee as custodian on your behalf are considered registered shareholders. If you are a registered shareholder and need assistance with your account, such as updating your mailing address, obtaining stock account information or transferring your stock, please contact Computershare by telephone, toll-free at 888-887-8945. Shareholders outside the United States, Canada, or Puerto Rico may call 1+781-575-3334, automated information is available 24 hours a day. Computershare phone representatives are available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

Registered shareholders can access their accounts via the Internet at www.computershare.com/gm to view share balance, current market value, historical stock prices, frequently asked questions, and to download and print forms.
How do I know if I am a beneficial shareholders?
Investors whose shares are held by a broker, a bank or other nominee as custodian on their behalf are considered beneficial shareholders. Beneficial shareholders should address administrative matters to their broker or financial advisor. Additionally, beneficial shareholders will receive account statements, Annual Reports and proxies directly from their broker or financial advisor.
Who is GM’s registrar and stock transfer agent?
GM’s registrar and stock transfer agent is Computershare Trust Company, N.A. Computershare maintains the record of GM’s stock ownership by registered shareholders (those whose accounts are maintained in their name by Computershare). If you need help with your stock account held through a brokerage firm, contact your broker directly for assistance.
Is it possible to get a stock certificate for my share holdings?
GM does not issue stock certificates. Rather, GM uses a form of registered stock ownership called book entry or Direct Registration Profile System (DRS). The book-entry owners of the security are registered on the books of the company and, in lieu of certificates, shareholders receive statements of holding. Book-entry ownership is more convenient for investors because it eliminates the risk of lost or stolen certificates and the cost to replace the lost or stolen certificates, and the sale or transfer of the stock is simplified.
Did the old General Motors Corporation’s common stock, CUSIP 370442105, become the new GM common stock and, if not, does the stock currently have any value?
No. The old General Motors Corporation’s common stock became Motors Liquidation Company common stock in July 2009, and traded as MTLQQ on the over the counter market until the confirmed bankruptcy plan cancelled the shares on March 31, 2011. The shareholders did not receive any consideration for their holdings and the stock no longer has value.

Financial Reporting

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When does GM’s fiscal year end?
GM’s fiscal year, or 12-month accounting period, is based on the calendar year and ends on December 31.
When does GM’s report quarterly earnings?
As a public company, GM is required to file quarterly financial earnings based on the guidelines set forth by the Securities Exchange Committee (SEC).
Who are GM’s independent auditors?
GM’s independent auditor is Ernst & Young LLP.
How can I be notified of GM’s SEC filings and other important announcements or events?
You can register to automatically receive email alerts concerning GM’s recent SEC filings or notification of important GM announcements and events on our Investors website.
How can I obtain GM’s financial documents?
GM is required to file periodic reports electronically with the SEC through Edgar. These publicly disclosed electronic documents can be found on the SEC Edgar website, http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml, or on GM’s Investors website.
Does GM Financial file its financial reports with the SEC?
Yes, information related to GM Financial’s SEC filings, or other investor information, can be found at: https://www.gmfinancial.com/investors-information.aspx

Warrant Holders Information

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Please explain why I received Warrant A and Warrant B.
The warrants for GM (New GM) common stock were issued to Motors Liquidation Company in connection with the creation of new GM. Motors Liquidation Company was responsible for the distribution of the warrants to unsecured creditors of Motors Liquidation Company in accordance with the bankruptcy plan, which was confirmed by the bankruptcy court on March 31, 2011.
Are the Warrants A currently exercisable and/or tradable?
The Warrants A, CUSIP 37045V118, expired on Sunday, July 10, 2016. All unexercised Warrants A expired and were canceled automatically, and holders did not receive any shares of GM common stock.
Are the Warrants B currently exercisable and/or tradable?
The Warrants B, CUSIP 37045V126, are currently exercisable and tradable. The Warrants B expire on July 10, 2019. Any Warrants B not exercised prior to the cutoff time on July 10, 2019 will expire and be canceled, and the holder will not receive any shares of GM common stock. The exercise price for Warrants B is $18.33. Strike price may change due to certain events, such as a stock dividend or stock split.
How was the amount determined for the number of shares and warrants that I received?
Motors Liquidation Company was responsible for the distribution of common stock and warrants in the new GM to unsecured creditors in accordance with the bankruptcy plan, which was confirmed by the bankruptcy court on March 31, 2011.
What should I do with Warrants B ?
We are unable to provide investment advice; you may want to seek the advice of an investment or financial adviser.
Please describe my options to exercise the Warrants?
Holders have the right to full physical settlement or net share settlement.

In full physical settlement, holders must pay the exercise price, which currently is $18.33 for each Warrant B (CUSIP 37045V126), (plus any associated fees charged by the broker, etc.) in order to receive one share of GM’s common stock for each warrant exercised.
What is my cost basis for the warrants and common stock I received from the MLC bankruptcy?
The receipt of new GM stock and warrants by Motors Liquidation Company (MLC) bondholders was generally not a taxable event. Your cost basis in your Motors Liquidation Company debt is your basis in the GM stock and warrants received. The basis should be spread to the assets received pro rata based on value. You may want to seek the advice of a tax advisor and or your financial advisor for assistance in determining your cost basis and allocation between the various assets received, or if you received additional assets from MLC.
How do I obtain further information about the warrants I received pursuant to the confirmed bankruptcy plan?
You should contact your broker or financial advisor for assistance specific to your investment, including assistance to exercise your warrants. There is additional information available at www.mlcguctrust.com.
What is the CUSIP number and status for Warrants C?
The CUSIP number for Warrant C was 37045V134. The option to exercise Warrant C expired on December 31, 2015 in accordance with the terms of the warrant agreement.
How do I contact Motors Liquidation Company?
You may visit the Motors Liquidation Company website at www.mlcguctrust.com for contact information.