Moscow, Russian Federation – Mobile TeleSystems PJSC (“MTS” or "the Company" – NYSE: MBT; MOEX: MTSS), the leading telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, announces the repurchase of the series 03 ruble-denominated bond ("the bond") in the amount of approximately RUB 135.2 mln
The RUB 10 billion series 03 ruble-denominated bond with maturity on June 12, 2018, and a two-year put option was issued on June 24, 2008. The coupon was to be paid semi-annually at the rate of 8.70% for the 1st-4th coupons and at the rate of 8.00% for 5th-10th coupons. On June 05, 2013, the Company changed the coupon rate for the 11th coupon to 7.00% with a six-month put option. On December 09, 2013, the Company changed the coupon rate for the 12th and 13th coupons from 7.00% to 7.50% with a one-year put option. On December 05, 2014, MTS changed the coupon rate for the 14th and 15th coupons from 7.50% to 12.00% with a one-year put option. On December 9, 2015, MTS set a new 10.00% coupon rate for the coupon payments to be made on the series 03 ruble-denominated bond until maturity.
Gazprombank, the Lead Arranger of the Bond, acted as the Repurchase Agent.
The bond is included in the 1st level quotation list on the Moscow Exchange.
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For further information, please contact in Moscow:
Joshua B. Tulgan
Director, Department of Corporate Finance and Investor Relations
Mobile TeleSystems PJSC
Tel: +7 495 223 2025