PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX — PLZL) (Polyus or the Company) announces that the Board of Directors of the Company (the Board) approved the following agenda for the Company’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) to be held on 30 September 2020:
- The dividends on PJSC Polyus shares based on the 6 months 2020 results.
The EGM will be held by absentee vote.
The proposed amount of the dividends will be determined based upon the financial statements for the first half of 2020 in accordance with IFRS requirements. Polyus expects to report its financial results for the second quarter and the first half of 2020 on 7 September 2020.
The date of drawing up the list of persons entitled to participate in the EGM is 7 September 2020 (the Record Date). Voting ballots from the owners of ordinary registered shares are to be received by 30 September 2020 (inclusive).
To participate in the EGM, holders of the ordinary shares should submit their completed ballots to the Company at the following address: 18, build 5B, Stromynka Str., Moscow, 107996, Russian Federation, JSC Independent Registrar Company R.O.S.T.
To participate in the EGM, holders of depositary shares should complete the proxy cards and timely submit them to the Depositary Bank — The Bank of New York Mellon (the DS Depositary).
The shareholders may review the information (materials) for the EGM on business days starting from 11 September 2020, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm (local time), at the address specified above or at the Company’s office at 3 bldg. 1, Krasina St., Moscow, Russian Federation, PJSC Polyus, and at the Registrar’s office at 18, build 5B, Stromynka Str., Moscow, Russian Federation. The materials will also be available starting from 11 September 2020 on the Company’s website at www.polyus.com.
Polyus is the world’s fourth-largest gold mining company by production volumes, with the third-largest attributable gold reserves and the lowest production costs among major global gold producers.
The company’s principal operations are located in Siberia and the Russian Far East: Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Magadan regions and the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia).
Investor and Media contact
Victor Drozdov, Director Communications & Investor Relations (CIR) Department
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