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Update on Coupon payments in respect of 2024 and 2028 Eurobonds


PJSC Polyus (MOEX: PLZL) (“Polyus” or the “Company”) informs its Noteholders on the possibility of direct coupon payments in respect of its U.S.$500,000,000 4.70% Guaranteed Notes due 2024 (Reg. S: XS1713474325; Rule 144A: US73181LAA98) (the “Notes due 2024”) and U.S.$700,000,000 3.25% Guaranteed Notes due 2028 (Reg. S: XS2396900685; Rule 144A: US73181LAB71) (the “Notes due 2028”) issued by Polyus Finance plc (the “Issuer”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and guaranteed by PJSC Polyus and JSC Polyus Krasnoyarsk (the “Guarantor”) (together, “Notes”).

Holders of the Notes whose rights are recorded in foreign depositories (the “Offshore Noteholders”) who hold the Notes due 2024 as of July 28, 2023 and the Notes due 2028 as of October 13, 2022; April 13, 2023; October 13, 2023 and wish to receive direct payments on the Notes in Russian Rubles (subject to any applicable laws) shall:

(i) make a request to the Trustee at for an application form for such direct payment and a list of documents required therefor, and

(ii) provide the Trustee with the documents listed and suitable in the form and content to the Trustee and the Guarantor (including the signed application form) no later than May 31, 2024 (subject to further deadline extension).

Upon the receipt of all necessary documents (including the signed application form) and following applicable legal requirements, such direct payment will be made by either the Trustee or a third party (including the Guarantor) following the instructions of the Trustee.

As previously announced, pursuant to the terms of the Notes and the provisions of the Trust Deeds dated January 29, 2018 and October 14, 2021 valid for the Notes due 2024 and the Notes due 2028, respectively (as amended) between, among others, the Issuer, the Guarantor and Legal Capital Investor Services LLC acting as a trustee under the Notes (the “Trustee”), on December 27, 2023 the Guarantor transferred funds in Russian rubles (the “Funds”) in relation to the coupon due July 29th, 2023 (under the Notes due 2024) and to the coupons due October 14, 2022, April 14, 2023 and October 2023 (under the Notes due 2028) for onward payment to the Offshore Noteholders.

Following the exercise of the above transfers of Funds, the Guarantor confirms the fulfillment of its obligations with respect to the Offshore Noteholders under the Notes in accordance with the applicable terms and conditions of the Notes and the Trust Deeds.


Polyus is a Top-5 global gold mining company by production volumes and one of the largest gold miners in terms of attributable gold ore reserves. The Company has the lowest production costs among major global gold producers. Its principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).

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