NVTK: OAO Novatek: NOVATEK’s Board Approves Rouble Bond Registration UK Regulatory Announcement MOSCOW The Board of Directors of OAO NOVATEK (“NOVATEK” or the “Company”) has unanimously approved the regulatory filing and registration of interest-bearing, non-convertible, Russian rouble bonds (“RR bond”). According to the registration documents, the total maximum nominal value of the Company’s potential RR bond offering is RR 45 billion. The RR bond issue will be divided into four series with values of RR 10 billion, RR 10 billion, RR 10 billion and RR 15 billion, and each of the RR bond series will have a three-year maturity period and pay semi-annual coupons or a total of six coupon payments. The placement of the RR rouble bonds will take place at the MICEX-RTS Stock Exchange. NOVATEK will issue the RR bond series as necessary for general corporate purposes. Organizers of the RR bond issuance are ZAO Sberbank CIB and OJSC Gazprombank. The Company’s CFO and Board member Mark Gyetvay stated: “On 15 October we successfully placed all of the remaining RR bond issue series registered in 2009. As a result, we have decided to register a new RR bond series, which accords us the flexibility to choose among different financial instruments, tenors and currency”. *** For further information, please visit www.novatek.ru or contact: Press Service Investor Relations +7 (495) 721 2207 +7 (495) 730 6013 firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com *** OAO NOVATEK is Russia’s largest independent gas producer and the second-largest natural gas producer in Russia. Founded in 1994, the Company is engaged in the exploration, production, processing and marketing of natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons. The Company’s upstream activities are concentrated in the prolific Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region, which is the world’s largest natural gas producing area and accounts for approximately 84% of Russia’s natural gas production and approximately 17% of the world’s gas production. NOVATEK is an open joint stock company established under the laws of the Russian Federation. The Company’s shares are listed in Russia on MICEX-RTS Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange (LSE) under the ticker symbol “NVTK”. Contact: OAO Novatek
NVTK: OAO Novatek: NOVATEK’s Board Approves Rouble Bond Registration
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