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MOSCOW, Russia (22 April 2016) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (“MegaFon”, or the “Company”) (LSE: MFON), a leading Russian telecommunications operator, announces that the Company’s interest-bearing non-convertible bearer exchange bonds (the “Programme”) have been admitted to trading on the Moscow Exchange (“MoEx”) under the identification No. 4–00822-J-001P-02E.
The key terms of the Programme were set out in the Company’s announcement made on 22 March 2016, which may be found on the Company’s website: http://corp.megafon.com/investors/news/capital_market_releases/20160322–1022.html.
The final decision on the timing and terms for the each placement of bonds comprising the Programme will be made by the Company at a later stage subject to market conditions.
The Company will make further announcement(s) on the development of the Programme as and when appropriate or as required under the Listing Rules and/or applicable national laws and regulations.
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Notes to Editors
MegaFon PJSC is a leading Russian integrated telecommunication service provider, operating in all segments of the telecommunications markets in Russia, and in the Republics of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Tajikistan. MegaFon is a recognized market leader in the provision of mobile data services, was the first operator in Russia to launch commercial operation of a third generation (3G) network and was the first operator in the world to launch commercial operation of an LTE-Advanced (4G) data network. MegaFon is traded on the Moscow Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange under the symbol MFON. Additional information about MegaFon and the products and services provided by MegaFon can be found at: http://www.megafon.ru
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