PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX: PLZL) (“Polyus”, or the “Company”) announces the results of its Extraordinary General Meeting held on 29 September 2021 (“EGM”).
The resolutions made at the EGM included the following:
1. To declare dividend payment on ordinary shares of PJSC Polyus following the 6 months 2021 amounting to RUB 267.48 per ordinary share of PJSC Polyus.
The dividend amount is equivalent to approximately $3.61 per ordinary share or $1.81 per depositary share. The total dividend payout for the first half of 2021 will correspond to approximately $491 million.1
2. To set 11 October 2021 as dividend record date
1 Based on the currency exchange of the Central Bank of Russia of 74,0666 Russian roubles per 1 U.S. dollar as of 24 August 2021.
Polyus is the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner in terms of attributable gold Ore Reserves. The company demonstrates 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).
Victor Drozdov, Director Investor Relations
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