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8 August 2018

MegaFon announces changes in the holding structure by its major shareholder

Moscow, Russian Federation (8 August 2018) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (LSE: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), has been notified by USM Holdings Limited, the Company’s major shareholder, which indirectly owns a 56.32% interest in MegaFon, about the simplification of the chain of ownership for the said interest.

Previously, USM Holdings Limited, a legal entity, incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Cyprus, held its interest in MegaFon through a number of intermediary companies, most of which were formed or registered in offshore locations, with the immediate holder of the MegaFon shares being a company incorporated in the Russian Federation, namely, AF Telecom Holdings LLC. USM Holdings Limited has now informed the Company that it has transferred its 100% stake in AF Telecom Holdings LLC to USM Holding Company LLC, a company incorporated in the Russian Federation.

Accordingly, as a result of the transaction, the ultimate beneficial owners of MegaFon now hold their interests in MegaFon through two Russian companies, rather than through a network of offshore companies.

For More Information:

PJSC MegaFon
Investors: Dmitry Kononov
Director for Investor Relations and M&A
Tel: +7 926 200 6490 dkononov@megafon.ru
Media: Yulia Dorokhina
Head of Media Relations
Tel: +7 926 200 6854 ydorokhina@megafon.ru

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 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.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

Some of the information in this document may contain or refer to projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of the Company. You can identify forward looking statements by terms such as “expect”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “forecast”, “intend”, “will”, “could”, “may”, or “might” the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. The Company wishes to caution you that these statements are only predictions, and are based upon various assumptions which are inherently subject to significant uncertainties and contingencies which are difficult or impossible to predict and are beyond our control. We may not achieve or accomplish these plans or predictions. The Company does not necessarily intend to update these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Many factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in projections or forward-looking statements of the Company, including, among others, general economic conditions, the competitive environment, risks associated with operating in Russia, rapid technological and market change in the industries in which the Company operates, as well as many other risks specifically related to the Company and its business and operations.

Statement Regarding Inside Information

Some of the information in this document may be inside information. The subject matter, the identity of the issuer, the identity of the persons making the notification and their titles, and the date and time of the notification are all as set forth above.

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18 October 2018

Notice of EGM

Moscow, Russian Federation (18 October 2018) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (MoEx: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (“EGM”) will be held on 13 November 2018 in the form of absentee voting to elect a new Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
17 October 2018

Statement of convocation of EGM

Moscow, Russian Federation (17 October 2018) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (MoEx: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that MegaFon’s Board of Directors at the meeting held 16 October 2018 took the resolution to call an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (“EGM”) to elect a new Board of Directors.
11 October 2018

MegaFon announces that Sergey Soldatenkov will be stepping down as CEO of MegaFon, to be replaced by Gevork Vermishyan

Moscow, Russian Federation (11 October 2018) — Public Joint Stock Company “MegaFon” (MoEx: MFON), a pan-Russian operator of digital opportunities (“MegaFon” or the “Company”), announces that its General Director and CEO, Sergey Soldatenkov has decided to leave the Company before the expiration of his contract in 2019, and that its Board of Directors has determined to recommend to the shareholders that Gevork Vermishian, currently its Executive Director, be appointed as General Director and CEO in his place. A General Shareholders Meeting is being convened on 13 November 2018 to approve this appointment, as required by the Company’s constituent documents.