London – Citi, acting through Citibank N.A., has been appointed by PAO Severstal ("Severstal") to act as successor depositary bank for its Global Depositary Receipt ("GDR") program.
Severstal's GDRs are listed on the London Stock Exchange and trade under the symbol "SVST." Each GDR represents 1 (one) ordinary share of the company. Severstal's underlying ordinary shares are listed and trade on the Moscow Exchange under the symbol "CHMF."
Sberbank of Russia will act as Custodian providing safekeeping of the local underlying shares. Commenting on the appointment, Dirk Jones, Global Head of Issuer Services, at Citi said, "I am delighted, on behalf of Citi that Severstal has chosen to engage us to work with them as Depositary Bank. We look forward to supporting Severstal´s GDR program and to assisting Severstal in expanding the company's investor outreach further through the expertise of our Investor Relations Advisory team and the breadth of Citi's global equity distribution network."
For more information on Citi's Depositary Receipt Services, visit www.citi.com/dr.
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PАО Severstal is one of the world's leading vertically integrated steel and steel-related mining companies, with assets in Russia, Latvia and Poland.