United Company Rusal Plc:Delay in Despatch of Circular
HONG KONG -- June 28, 2013
United Company RUSAL Plc (Paris:RUSAL) (Paris:RUAL)
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UNITED COMPANY RUSAL PLC
(Incorporated under the laws of Jersey with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 486)
DELAY IN DESPATCH OF CIRCULAR
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, 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 of the Company dated 25 April 2013
and the announcement of the Company dated 27 May 2013 regarding the delay in
despatch of the circular (the “May 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 May Announcement, a circular (the “Circular”) was expected
to be despatched by the Company to the Shareholders on or before 30 June 2013.
As additional time is required for the Company to finalise detailed
arrangements with respect to the settlement and corporate governance over
Norilsk Nickel and for the Company to finalise the contents of the Circular,
the Company expects to despatch the Circular to the Shareholders on or before
31 August 2013. An application had been made by the Company to The Stock
Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, and a waiver for a further extension of time
for despatching the Circular to on or before 31 August 2013 was granted to the
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
By Order of the Board of Directors of
United Company RUSAL Plc
28 June 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, Ms. Alexandra Bouriko and Ms. Ekaterina Nikitina, and the
independent non-executive Directors are Mr. Matthias Warnig (Chairman), Dr.
Peter Nigel Kenny, Mr. Philip Lader, Ms. Elsie Leung Oi-sie and Mr. Mark
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
United Company RUSAL Plc
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