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PJSC Polyus (LSE, MOEX: PLZL) («Polyus» or the «Company») highlights the announcement made by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Polyus Finance Plc («Issuer») earlier today on the update on payments in respect of 5.25% Notes due 2023 (Reg. S: XS1533922933; Rule 144A: US73180YAC84) (the «2023 Notes») and 4.70% Notes due 2024 (Reg. S: XS1713474325; Rule 144A: US73181LAA98) (the «2024 Notes») issued by the Issuer and guaranteed by Polyus and JSC Polyus Krasnoyarsk.
According to the information available to the Issuer, the Bank of New York Mellon, London Branch (Principal Paying Agent) has credited the following funds to the accounts of the international clearing systems for further distribution to the holders of the 2023 and 2024 Notes whose rights are accounted for within the international clearing systems (the «Non-resident Holders»):
- 2023 Notes coupon payments due August 07th, 2022 and February 07th, 2023;
- 2023 Notes principal payment;
- 2024 Notes coupon payments due July 29th, 2022 and January 29th, 2023.
For more information, Issuer advises Non-resident Holders to address queries and requests to the respective international clearing systems either directly or through their respective depositories or brokers.
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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