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17.07.2015

HMS Group purchased Rub 2.3 bn bonds

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, announces today that is has made a partial purchase of its Ruble bonds for Rub 2.3 bn excluding accumulated coupon interest.

This is the prior redemption of Rub 3 bn bonds series 03, with a 10.10% coupon rate, issued in February 2013 and matured in February 2018 with an offer in February 2016. The company purchased 2,389,284 bonds at 97.75% par value worth Rub 2.3 billion. As a result of above actions, Rub 611 million bonds left to be redeemed on maturity date. Raiffeisenbank acted as a purchase agent.

Bonds buy-back was financed by a credit line of VTB Bank. The company signed an agreement with the bank at the beginning of June 2015 to open a 5-year Rub 4.5 billion loan facility with 36-month tranches.

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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 (600)3304
obotnina@hms.ru

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