If you are a broker or other nominee who may have purchased or otherwise acquired GEO common stock during the period from November 9, 2018, through and including August 5, 2020 WITHIN TEN (10) CALENDAR DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THE ENCLOSED NOTICE PACKET, you must either:

  1. send a copy of this Notice by first class mail to all such Persons; or
  2. provide a list of names and addresses of such Persons to the Claims Administrator.

PLEASE NOTE: These documents contain deadlines that could impact your customers’ rights.

If you are providing a list of names and addresses to the Claims Administrator, please do the following:

  1. Compile a list of names and last known addresses of the beneficial owners described above.
  2. Prepare the list in Microsoft Excel format following the “Electronic Name and Address File Layout” set forth below. A preformatted spreadsheet can also be found by clicking here.
  3. Then you must do one of the following:

    1. Burn the Microsoft Excel file(s) to a CD or DVD and mail the CD or DVD to:

      Hartel Securities Settlement
      Claims Administrator
      P.O. Box 3729
      Portland, OR 97208-3729

    2. Email the spreadsheet to; or
    3. Upload the spreadsheet here.

If you are going to forward the Notice Packet to the beneficial owners, request the needed number of copies of the Notice Packet via email to You must mail the Notice Packets to the beneficial owners within ten (10) calendar days of your receipt of the Notice Packets.

If you are filing electronic claims:

A nominee may also submit a Claim Form on behalf of multiple clients who are beneficial owners by using the links below.

Click here to download the Claim Form.

Click here to download a properly formatted spreadsheet for submitting your transactions.

You may upload your master Claim Form and completed spreadsheet online here.