22.01.2016

Notice of DR ratio change

Moscow, Russia – HMS Group (LSE: HMSG), the leading pump and compressor manufacturer as well as a provider of flow control solutions and related services to the oil and gas, nuclear and thermal power generation and water utilities sectors in Russia and the  CIS, today announces that with effect from start of trading on Monday, February 8, 2016, the ratio of the Company’s Depositary Receipts (further, “DR”) program will be changed:

Old ratio: 1 DR equals 1 Ordinary share

New ratio: 1 DR equals 5 Ordinary shares

For every 5 (five) DRs held by Depositary Receipt holders, they will receive 1 (one) “new” DR in return.

The issued number of ordinary shares and their nominal value will be unchanged.

According to the terms of the amended deposit agreement with BNY Mellon, the annual depositary fee will equal US$ 0.01 per “new” DR instead of the current US$ 0.03 per “old” DR, implying a fifteen-fold decrease in such fees.

Effective February 8, 2016, DR holders will be required on a mandatory basis to surrender their DRs to BNY Mellon for cancellation and will receive 1 “new” DR for every 5 “old” DRs. Only whole DRs will be distributed and in effecting this the DRs will be rounded down, any fractional DRs will be sold and the cash proceeds will be distributed to the DR holder by the Depositary.

BNY Mellon’s books will be closed for all issuance and cancellation transactions on CUSIPs # 40425X100 and 40425X209 as of the close of business on February 5, 2016.

Please find the pertinent details below:

Effective Date

February 8, 2016

Exchange Rate

1 new DR for 5 old DRs

Old Ratio

1 DR: 1 Ordinary share

New Ratio

1 DR: 5 Ordinary shares

144A New CUSIP

40425X308

144A New ISIN

US40425X3089

Reg S New CUSIP

40425X407

Reg S New ISIN

US40425X4079

Effective Date

February 8, 2016

HMS Group is the leading pump and compressor manufacturer, as well as provider of flow control solutions and related services to the oil and gas, nuclear and thermal power generation and water utilities sectors in Russia and the CIS. HMS Group’s products are mission-critical elements of projects across a diverse range of industries. It has participated in a number of large-scale infrastructure projects in Russia, including providing pumps and modular equipment to the Vankor oil field and pumping stations on recent trunk pipelines projects linking Russia’s core oil producing areas to export ports on the Pacific Ocean and Baltic Sea. HMS Group’s global depositary receipts (“GDRs”) are listed under the symbol “HMSG” on the London Stock Exchange.

For further information, please contact:

Inna Kelekhsaeva
Deputy Head of Capital markets
Tel: +7 (495) 730-66-01 x 1318
kelekhsaeva@hms.ru
  Anna Obotnina
  Head of Marketing communications
  Tel: +7 (495) 730-66-01 x 3304
  obotnina@hms.ru