MegaFon announces a shareholder transaction resulting in no changes to its shareholding structure
Moscow, Russian Federation (29 October 2018) - Public Joint Stock Company "MegaFon" (MoEx: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities ("MegaFon" or the "Company"), announces that it has been notified of an intercompany transaction involving the ownership of the Company's the issued and outstanding ordinary shares, of RUB 0.1 nominal value per share, of MegaFon ("Ordinary Shares") and Regulation S and Rule 144A Global Depositary Receipts ("GDRs"), each representing one Ordinary Share ("Transaction"), by MegaFon Investments (Cyprus) Limited ("MICL"), MegaFon's wholly-owned subsidiary.
A total of 109,629,380 Ordinary Shares and 29,987,157 GDRs, representing accordingly 17.68% and 4.84% of MegaFon' share capital, were purchased by MegaFon Finance LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MegaFon, registered and operating in accordance with the Russian law, from MICL.
As a result of the Transaction, the percentage interest in the Company held by MegaFon Finance LLC has increased from 0.00% to 22.52%. Accordingly, the percentage of the Company's Ordinary Shares and GDRs held by MICL has decreased from 22.52% to 0.00% of the Company's share capital.
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Notes to Editors
MegaFon PJSC is a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities, operating in all segments of the telecommunications markets in Russia, and in the Republics of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Tajikistan. MegaFon is a recognized market leader in the provision of mobile data services, was the first operator in Russia to launch commercial operation of a third generation (3G) network and was the first operator in the world to launch commercial operation of an LTE-Advanced (4G) data network. MegaFon is traded on the Moscow Exchange under the symbol MFON. Additional information about MegaFon and the products and services provided by MegaFon can be found at: http://www.megafon.ru.
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