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Who should I contact if I have questions about my stock certificate(s)?

You should contact Edwards Lifesciences'  transfer agent, Computershare at (800) 446-2617 or visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm.

What is a transfer agent?

A transfer agent is hired by a publicly traded corporation to maintain records of who owns the company's stock and to track the stock purchases, sales, and account balances of registered shareholders. Edwards Lifesciences’ transfer agent, Computershare, keeps track of all outstanding stock certificates and the registered holder of those certificates. If an Edwards Lifesciences registered shareholder buys or sells Edwards stock, Computershare is responsible for transferring the ownership of that stock.

How do I contact Edwards Lifesciences' transfer agent?

Shareholders can call Computershare's customer service at (800) 446-2617 for transfers, address changes, or any other questions regarding their Edwards Lifesciences stock certificates.  You can also visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm

What is a registered stockholder?

A registered shareholder is the owner of the stock as recorded by the transfer agent. The registered shareholder's name appears on the stock certificate.

What if I hold shares through my broker? Am I a registered shareholder? Do I still need to contact Computershare?

A transfer agent does not keep track of shares traded or held through brokerage accounts. Stocks that are held in a brokerage account are considered to be held in "street name," which means that those shares are held on behalf of the stockholder by the broker. In this case, the transfer agent considers the brokerage to be the registered shareholder. It is the responsibility of the brokerage to keep track of the accounts of their clients and to provide those clients with information regarding their Edwards Lifesciences shares, including the delivery of Proxy Statements.

How do I transfer my stock or change my address with the transfer agent?

You should contact Computershare at (800) 446-2617,  or visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm.

How do I replace lost stock certificates?

Lost stock certificates can be replaced by contacting Edwards Lifesciences’ transfer agent, Computershare, at (800) 446-2617, or visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm.

How do I transfer my certificates to another name?

Requests to transfer your certificates to another name or trust are handled by our transfer agent, Computershare, at (800) 446-2617,  or visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm..

When is the next Annual Stockholders' Meeting?

Edwards' annual meeting of stockholders is typically held in May of each year at the company's corporate headquarters in Irvine, California. Notice of the meeting is included in the company's proxy statement.

When do I get my Annual Proxy Statement?

The Proxy Statement is typically mailed to Edwards Lifesciences stockholders in early April.

I never received an Annual Proxy Statement last year. What should I do?

Online Inquiry Form or mail correspondence to:

Computershare Investor Services
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940-3078


Overnight Deliveries:
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021 Please note that Computershare is unable to accept a hand delivery of securities or instructions for securities from any other party than a nationally registered mail carrier.

How do I calculate the cost basis of my Edwards Lifesciences shares?

Visit the tax cost basis page on this website.

Do you have a record of my stock trading activity?

If you hold your shares through a broker, then we do not, but your broker should. If you possess the stock certificate, please contact our transfer agent, Computershare, at (800) 446-2617,  or visit Computershare’s investor services website http://www.cis.computershare.com/contact.htm..

How do I contact Edwards Lifesciences' Investor Relations if I still need more information?

You can reach Edwards Lifesciences Investor Relations department by calling toll free (800) 4-AHEART extension 2806, or (949) 250-2806. You can also contact us through our online investor information request form or send an email to Investor_Relations@edwards.com. Our mailing address is:

Investor Relations
Edwards Lifesciences
One Edwards Way
Irvine, CA 92614