Series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds added to the “A1” quotation list

22.04.2013

By resolution of CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange, adopted on 19 April 2013, series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds (state registration number 4-02-17644-J dated 20.11.2012) have been added to the “Quotation List “A” – Top-Tier” section of the List of Securities cleared for trading on CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange. The respective amendments to the List of Securities cleared for trading at CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange will come into effect on 23 April 2013.

The series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bond-secured loan was the company’s first securities placement to be included on the highest quotation list at CJSC MICEX Stock Exchange.

Requirements governing the inclusion of securities on the “A1” list provide, among other things, for the performance of certain corporate-governance norms, the availability of the issuer’s credit rating or bond placement, and the compilation and audit of the issuer’s individual or consolidated annual financial (accounting) statements, compiled in accordance with IFRS. When considering the inclusion of securities on the quotation list, other factors are also taken into consideration, such as the issuer’s reputation and financial standing, as well as the interest in the securities expressed by potential investors.

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The series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bond-secured loan (state registration number 4-02-17644-J dated 20 November 2012), totaling RUB 5.0 bln, was placed on 18 December 2012 for a term of 5 years without any offer (put-option), and with an amortised repayment schedule and quarterly coupons at the amount of 12.9% per annum. As of 16 January 2013, trading commenced on the MICEX Stock Exchange for the circulation of series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds.

On 22 November 2012, Standard & Poor’s rating agency has assigned a credit rating of ‘B’ according to the international scale for this bond issue.

In February 2013, series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds were added to the Bank of Russia’s Lombard list.

Aside from the Lombard list, series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds are included on the list of securities cleared as security under direct REPO trades.

The arrangers of the loan are OJSC Alfa-Bank, OJSC Promsvyazbank and CJSC Raiffeisenbank. NSD CJSC NRD, as the depositary administering the mandatory centralised storage of the certificate of issue for series 02 CJSC SSMO LenSpetsSMU bonds, is responsible for the transfer of bond payments to its depositors.

CONTACT DETAILS:

Kseniya Savchuk

Acting head of Public Relations

+7 (812) 348-21-25

Kseniya.Savchuk@etalongroup.com

Yana Yashchenko

Deputy CFO

+7 (812) 348-09-95

Yana.Yashchenko@etalongroup.com