United Company RUSAL Plc: Delay in Despatch of Circular

  United Company RUSAL Plc: Delay in Despatch of Circular

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HONG KONG -- March 28, 2013

Regulatory News:

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the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement.

             UNITED COMPANY RUSAL PLC (Paris:RUSAL) (Paris:RUAL)
        (Incorporated under the laws of Jersey with limited liability)
                              (Stock Code: 486)

Reference is made to the announcement of United Company RUSAL Plc (the
“Company”) dated 4 December 2012 (the “First Announcement”), the announcement
of the Company dated 11 December 2012 regarding the settlement with Interros
in relation to Norilsk Nickel and the announcement of the Company dated 24
December 2012 regarding delay in despatch of circular and the dividend policy
of Norilsk Nickel (the “Update Announcement”). Unless otherwise stated herein,
capitalised terms used in this announcement shall have the same meanings as
those defined in the First Announcement.

As set out in the Update Announcement, a circular (the “Circular”) was
expected to be despatched by the Company to the Shareholders on or before 31
March 2013. As additional time is required by the Company to finalise the
contents of the Circular, the Company expects to despatch the Circular to the
Shareholders on or before 31 May 2013.

Shareholders and potential investors should note that the transactions
contemplated by the Agreement may require the satisfaction of certain
conditions and therefore may or may not proceed. Shareholders and potential
investors should exercise extreme caution when dealing in the securities of
the Company.

By Order of the Board of Directors of
United Company RUSAL Plc
Vladislav Soloviev
Director

28 March 2013

As at the date of this announcement, the executive Directors are Mr. Oleg
Deripaska, Ms. Vera Kurochkina, Mr. Maxim Sokov and Mr. Vladislav Soloviev,
the non-executive Directors are Mr. Dmitry Afanasiev, Mr. Len Blavatnik, Mr.
Ivan Glasenberg, Mr. Maksim Goldman, Ms. Gulzhan Moldazhanova, Mr. Christophe
Charlier, Mr. Artem Volynets, Mr. Dmitry Yudin, Mr. Vadim Geraskin, and the
independent non-executive Directors are Mr. Barry Cheung Chun-yuen, Dr. Peter
Nigel Kenny, Mr. Philip Lader, Ms. Elsie Leung Oi-sie and Mr. Matthias Warnig
(Chairman).

All announcements and press releases published by the Company are available on
its website under the links http://www.rusal.ru/en/investors/info.aspx and
http://www.rusal.ru/en/press-center/ press-releases.aspx, respectively.

Contact:

United Company RUSAL Plc
 
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