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RusHydro has successfully placed RUB denominated Eurobonds
November 25, 2019. Moscow, Russia. PJSC RusHydro (ticker symbol: MOEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces successful placement of loan participation notes (LPNs) issued by RusHydro Capital Markets DAC.
Name and location of the foreign issuer (foreign entity liable for financial instruments), as well as the identification features of bonds of a foreign issuer or other financial instruments that certify borrowed liabilities and are placed outside the Russian Federation: RusHydro Capital Markets DAC; 3rd Floor, Kilmore House, Park Lane, Spencer Dock, Dublin 1 Ireland. Notes of participation in a loan in the amount of RUB 15,000,000,000 yield of 6.80% percent per annum and maturity in 2024 (ISIN: XS2082937967) for the sole purpose of financing a loan provided by PJSC RusHydro (the "Bonds").
Amount (size) of loan obligations certified by bonds of a foreign issuer or other financial instruments placed outside the Russian Federation, the execution of which is carried out at the expense of the issuer: RUB 15,000,000,000.00.
Period (the procedure for determining the period) for the performance of loan obligations certified by bonds of a foreign issuer or other financial instruments placed outside the Russian Federation, the execution of which is carried out at the expense of the issuer: 25.11.2024
Date of placement outside the Russian Federation of bonds of a foreign issuer or other financial instruments that certify loan obligations, the performance of which is carried out at the expense of the issuer, and if such placement was made within a certain time (period) - the start date and the end date of this period: 25.11.2019
In the event that placement of bonds of a foreign issuer or other financial instruments that certify loan obligations executed at the expense of the issuer was carried out at the organized trades of a foreign exchange or on a foreign organized (regulated) financial market, the name and location of the foreign exchange or the relevant foreign trade organizer, and if these bonds of a foreign issuer are included in the quotation list of the foreign exchange - also the name of such quotation list: The Bonds have been admitted to trading on the on the Irish Stock Exchange as Euronext Dublin in the Official List. Location: 28 Anglesea Street, Dublin 2.
Date on which the issuer learned or should have learned about placement (completion of placement) outside the Russian Federation of bonds or other financial instruments that certify loan obligations, the performance of which is carried out at the expense of the issuer: 25.11.2019
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RECIPIENTS OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT WHO INTEND TO PURCHASE ANY SECURITIES IN THE FUTURE ARE REMINDED THAT ANY SUCH PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIPTION MUST BE MADE SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ANY FINAL FORM PROSPECTUS PUBLISHED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUCH SECURITIES. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT BEING MADE, AND THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED, BY AN AUTHORISED PERSON FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 21 OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000, AS AMENDED (THE "FSMA")(UNITED KINGDOM). THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT BEING DISTRIBUTED TO, AND MUST NOT BE PASSED ON TO, THE GENERAL PUBLIC IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OR TO PERSONS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM SAVE IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHERE SECTION 21(1) OF THE FSMA DOES NOT APPLY. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS DIRECTED ONLY AT PERSONS WHO (I) ARE OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM OR (II) HAVE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE IN MATTERS RELATING TO INVESTMENTS FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 19(5) OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (FINANCIAL PROMOTION) ORDER 2005 (THE "ORDER") OR (III) ARE PERSONS FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 49(2)(A) TO (D) ("HIGH NET WORTH COMPANIES, UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATIONS ETC") OF THE ORDER OR (IV) TO WHOM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY OTHERWISE BE DIRECTED WITHOUT CONTRAVENTION OF SECTION 21 OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (ALL SUCH PERSONS TOGETHER BEING REFERRED TO AS "RELEVANT PERSONS"). THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MUST NOT BE ACTED ON OR RELIED ON BY PERSONS WHO ARE NOT RELEVANT PERSONS. ANY INVESTMENT OR INVESTMENT ACTIVITY TO WHICH THIS ANNOUNCEMENT RELATES IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO RELEVANT PERSONS AND WILL BE ENGAGED IN ONLY WITH RELEVANT PERSONS.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT OR INFORMATION CONTAINED THEREIN IS NOT AN OFFER, OR AN INVITATION TO MAKE OFFERS, TO SELL, EXCHANGE OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER SECURITIES IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION TO OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF ANY RUSSIAN PERSON OR ENTITY AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ADVERTISEMENT OR OFFERING OF SECURITIES IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION WITHIN THE MEANING OF APPLICABLE RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS. INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS NOT INTENDED FOR ANY PERSONS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION WHO ARE NOT "QUALIFIED INVESTORS" WITHIN THE MEANING OF ARTICLE 51.2 OF THE FEDERAL LAW NO. 39-FZ "ON THE SECURITIES MARKET" DATED 22 APRIL 1996, AS AMENDED (THE "RUSSIAN QIS") AND MUST NOT BE DISTRIBUTED OR CIRCULATED INTO RUSSIA OR MADE AVAILABLE IN RUSSIA TO ANY PERSONS WHO ARE NOT RUSSIAN QIS, UNLESS AND TO THE EXTENT THEY ARE OTHERWISE PERMITTED TO ACCESS SUCH INFORMATION UNDER RUSSIAN LAW. THE NOTES HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED IN RUSSIA AND ARE NOT INTENDED FOR "PLACEMENT" OR "CIRCULATION" IN RUSSIA (EACH AS DEFINED IN RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS) UNLESS AND TO THE EXTENT OTHERWISE PERMITTED UNDER RUSSIAN LAW.
IN MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AREA, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS DIRECTED ONLY AT PERSONS WHO ARE "QUALIFIED INVESTORS" WITHIN THE MEANING OF REGULATION (EU) 2017/1129 (THE "PROSPECTUS REGULATION") ("QUALIFIED INVESTORS"). THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF APPLICABLE MEASURES IMPLEMENTING THE PROSPECTUS REGULATION.
THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN HAVE NOT BEEN OFFERED OR SOLD AND WILL NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN HONG KONG, BY MEANS OF ANY DOCUMENT, OTHER THAN (A) TO "PROFESSIONAL INVESTORS" AS DEFINED IN THE SECURITIES AND FUTURES ORDINANCE (CAP. 571) OF HONG KONG AND ANY RULES MADE UNDER THAT ORDINANCE; OR (B) IN OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH DO NOT RESULT IN THE DOCUMENT BEING A "PROSPECTUS" AS DEFINED IN THE COMPANIES ORDINANCE (CAP. 32) OF HONG KONG OR WHICH DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO THE PUBLIC WITHIN THE MEANING OF THAT ORDINANCE. NO ADVERTISEMENT, INVITATION OR DOCUMENT RELATING TO THE SECURITIES HAS BEEN OR MAY BE ISSUED OR HAS BEEN OR MAY BE IN THE POSSESSION OF ANY PERSON FOR THE PURPOSES OF ISSUE, WHETHER IN HONG KONG OR ELSEWHERE, WHICH IS DIRECTED AT, OR THE CONTENTS OF WHICH ARE LIKELY TO BE ACCESSED OR READ BY, THE PUBLIC IN HONG KONG (EXCEPT IF PERMITTED TO DO SO UNDER THE SECURITIES LAWS OF HONG KONG) OTHER THAN WITH RESPECT TO THE SECURITIES WHICH ARE OR ARE INTENDED TO BE DISPOSED OF ONLY TO PERSONS OUTSIDE HONG KONG OR ONLY TO "PROFESSIONAL INVESTORS" AS DEFINED IN THE SECURITIES AND FUTURES ORDINANCE OF HONG KONG AND ANY RULES MADE UNDER THAT ORDINANCE.
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THIS ANNOUNCEMENT DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A PUBLIC OFFER OF ANY SECURITIES, WHETHER BY SALE OR SUBSCRIPTION, IN THE PRC. THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN ARE NOT BEING OFFERED OR SOLD DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN THE PRC TO OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF, LEGAL OR NATURAL PERSONS OF THE PRC.
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RusHydro Group is the leading producer of renewable energy in Russia. It is Russia's largest generating company and is the fourth in the world with over 400 generating facilities in Russia and Armenia. The Group's total electricity generation capacity including Boguchanskaya HPP is 39.7 GW.
Russian Federation owns 61.20% in RusHydro, the rest is held by other institutional and individual shareholders (over 360,000). The company's stock is traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange. Company's GDRs in the IOB section of LSE, ADRs - in OTCQX.
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