PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX: PLZL) ("Polyus", or the "Company") provides an update on its Level I depositary receipt ("DR") program.
Further to the Company’s press release dated 02 February 2023, Polyus notifies that current stage of negotiations with the potential candidate for the position of a successor depositary in respect to its Rule 144A and Regulation S DR programs additionally includes negotiations in respect of the Company’s Level I DR program, which accounts for ca. 4% of the overall volume of the Company’s depositary receipts.
Thus, in case of successful negotiations the new potential successor depositary shall cover all the outstanding DR programs of the Company.
Further updates will be provided to the market participants in due course.
Polyus is a Top-5 global gold mining company by production volumes and the largest gold miner 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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