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12 September 2018

RAEХ (Expert RА) assigns ruАAA rating to NLMK Group

NLMK Group, an international steel company, is pleased to announce that RAEX (Expert RA) has assigned it the highest credit rating of ruAAA with a stable outlook, making NLMK Group the first metals & mining company to be awarded the highest rating by the agency.

The rating acknowledges the Company’s high creditworthiness and financial reliability, as well as the quality of its risk management system and information transparency.

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 H1 2018, the Company generated $5.9 billion in revenue and $1.7 billion in EBITDA. Net debt/EBITDA stands at 0.31х. The Company has investment grade credit ratings from S&P, Moody’s and Fitch.

NLMK’s ordinary shares with a 16% free-float are traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK") and its global depositary shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker "NLMK:LI"). The share capital of the Company is divided into 5,993,227,240 shares with a par value of RUB1. For more details on NLMK shareholder capital, please follow the link.

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

For more information on NLMK Group, please visit our website.