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Polyus inaugural gold bonds issue

PJSC Polyus (MOEX — PLZL) ("Polyus", the "Company") has completed a debut issuance of 5.5-year gold bonds at a coupon rate of 3.10% per annum. The issue size amounted to 15 billion roubles, or approximately 2.6 tonnes in gold volumes.

Key highlights:

  • Par value of each gold bond is equivalent to one gramme of gold in monetary value. The monetary par value will be calculated in Russian roubles based on the reference price for gold set by the Bank of Russia.
  • The coupon payment period is 182 days.

The Company intends to use proceeds from the issue for refinancing of outstanding indebtedness and general corporate purposes.


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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Forward looking statement

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