Uralkali issues convertible bonds due 2014
November 9, 2012
Uralkali (LSE: URKA; “the Company”), one of the world’s largest potash producers, announces that on 9 November 2012 it was notified by certain key shareholders about the completion of the issuance of Bonds convertible into ordinary shares of Uralkali in a privately negotiated transaction to Chengdong Investment Corporation and VTB Capital plc. The issuers of the Bonds are Wadge Holdings Limited and Fenguard Limited, special purpose vehicles beneficially owned by the key shareholders of Uralkali. The Bonds will not be listed.
The Bonds are due 2014. Assuming full conversion, the Bonds will be exchangeable into 425 722 306 ordinary shares of Uralkali (subject to certain adjustment events), representing 14.5% of the issued share capital of Uralkali as at the date of this announcement.
Uralkali is not a party to any agreement regarding this transaction.
Company — Uralkali
Full namePJSC "Uralkali"
IndustryChemical and petrochemical industry