Корпоративное действие JSC MMC NORILSK NICKEL — DRs — buy out offer

06.10.2011

Corporate action number CA000005834840
Security JSC MMC NORILSK NICKEL- ADR
ISIN US46626D1081
Corporate action description

We have been advised by euroclear that
There are two options:
option 1: round lot- beneficial owner holding more than 1000 adss
Tendering holders will receive usd 30.6 per ads tendered subject to proration (with downward adjustments where necessary to avoid the purchase of fractional securities).
Option 2: odd lot- beneficial owner holding 1000 or less than 1000 adss
tendering holders will receive usd 30.6 per ads tendered. Such instructions, if accepted, will be exempt from any prorated acceptance.
Important:
for the second option, one instruction per beneficial holder must be sent.
Beneficial owners cannot combine odd lot instructions with round lot instructions as the offer may be subject to proration
each securityholder may tender only one odd lot. If a securityholder tenders an add lot, they may not make another tender of adss.
Instructions are irrevocable.
The pro-ration details will be provided as soon as available no certification is required.
Disclosure of the beneficial owner's details is not required
Restrictions:
refer to the offering document for information relating to restrictions within the following countries: united kingdom, belgium, france, ireland, italy and the united arab emirates
tax:
holders should consult their tax advisor for complete details in reference to withholding taxes no information has been received that would indicate that this offer is subject to irs plr 302
euroclear bank has been advised of a tender offer launched on above mentioned security tender offer by norilsk nickel investments ltd (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of mmc norilsk nickel) to purchase up to 14,705,882 common shares including ads's at usd 306 per common share or usd 30.60 per ads (ratio: 1 adr represents 1/10 ordinary level) .
If more than the maximum number of securities are properly tendered prior to the deadline, the tendered securities will be purchased on a pro-rata basis according to the number of securities tendered by the tendering securityholders, with downward adjustments where necessary to avoid the purchase of fractional securities, except that tenders of 1,000 adr or less tendered by a single securityholder, will not be subject to pro-ration.
Payment is expected to be made within four (4) us business days following the expiry date of the offer. .
Restrictions:
the offer is not being made to, nor will tenders be accepted from or on behalf of, securityholders in any jurisdiction in which the making or acceptance of offers to sell securities would not be in compliance with the laws of that jurisdiction .
Securityholders should be aware that the sale of securities and receipt of the purchase price pursuant to the offer will have certain tax consequences .
All detailed information is available on the dedicated website: www.nnbuyback.com
For locals please consult the link below
https://alfabank.ru/custody_news/corporate/2011/9/28/2.html

Instruction deadline 25/10/2011 9.00 MCK
For additional information please contact your account manager
Information provided by Euroclear Bank S.A./N.V.