22 December 2017

NLMK shareholders approve 3Q 2017 dividends and adopt revised versions of statutory documents

At the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) held on 22nd December, NLMK shareholders approved payment of 3Q’17 dividends of RUB 5.13 per share.

The date upon which the shareholders entitled to 3Q’17 dividends will be determined was set as 9th January 2018.

9M’17 dividends will amount to RUB 10.68 per share.

At the meeting, the Group’s shareholders also adopted revised versions of the Company’s statutory documents, namely the NLMK Charter, Regulations on the General Shareholders’ Meeting and Regulations on the Board of Directors.

The revised versions are in line with the amendments introduced to corporate legislation. They also take into account the provisions of the Corporate Governance Code recommended by the Bank of Russia on 10th April 2014.

For more information about NLMK Group’s dividend policy, please visit NLMK’s website.

About NLMK Group

NLMK Group is the largest steelmaker in Russia and one of the most efficient in the world.

NLMK Group’s steel products are used in various industries, from construction and machine building to the manufacturing of power-generation equipment and offshore windmills.

NLMK operates production facilities in Russia, Europe and the United States. The Company’s steel production capacity exceeds 17 million tonnes per year.

NLMK has the most competitive cash cost among global manufacturers and one of the highest profitability levels in the industry. In 9M 2017, the Company generated $7.25 billion in revenue and $1.87 billion in EBITDA. As of 30 September 2017, Net debt/EBITDA stood at 0.3х. The company has an investment grade credit rating from S&P and Fitch.

NLMK free-float is 16%, its ordinary shares are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (MICEX-RTS, ticker symbol: NLMK), and its global depositary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: NLMK:LI). The share capital of the Company is divided into 5,993,227,240 shares with a par value of RUB1.

NLMK Group received the Steel Industry Leadership Award at the prestigious 2016 Platts Global Metals Awards held by S&P Global Platts, a leading international industry analytical periodical.