LSR Group Board of Directors determines placing price for the newly issued shares

30 April 2010

Today, on 30 April 2010, the Board of Directors of OJSC LSR Group (hereinafter the “Company”), has determined a placing price for the newly issued ordinary registered book-entry shares  of the Company (registered under unified state registration number 1-01-55234-Е-002D on 8 April 2010). The shares will be placed by open subscription. The total number of the new shares is 16,042,508 with a par value of RUR 0.25 each.

The placing price for one new share has been set at US$ 45.92. The placing price of the new shares for pre-emptive rights holders has been set at US$ 41.33 per one share. The Company’s shareholders as of 5 March 2010, being the date of compilation of the list of shareholders enjoying pre-emptive rights to purchase the new shares, have pre-emptive rights to purchase the new shares pro rata to their shareholding as of 5 March 2010.

The placement of the new shares commences on 11 May 2010.

The new shares are to be paid for on a non-cash basis in roubles and/or US dollars. The payment in roubles is to be made at the exchange rate of the Bank of Russia effective on the date of payment.
The placement completion date is defined as the earliest of the following dates:
а) The sixth banking day from the publication date in the Interfax newswire and also on the Company’s Internet page ( of an invitation intended for an unlimited range of persons to make offers to buy the new shares; and
b) The date of placing of the last new share issued. However, the placement period for the new shares shall not exceed one year from the date of the state registration of the new share issue.

For more details please contact:
LSR Group Press Service
Tel.: +7 812 314 10 44
Fax: +7 812 458 83 72

Neither these materials nor any copy of it may be taken or transmitted into the United States, Australia, Canada or Japan. These materials do not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation to sell, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase nor shall it (or any part of it) or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract therefor. The offer and the distribution of these materials and other information in connection with the listing and offer in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restriction. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
These materials are not an offer for sale of any securities in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933. The Company has not registered and does not intend to register any portion of any offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of any securities in the United States.
This communication is not an invitation nor is it intended to be an inducement to engage in investment activity for the purpose of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (as amended) of the United Kingdom. To the extent that this communication does constitute an inducement to engage in any investment activity included within this press release, it is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.
This communication is distributed in any member state of the European Economic Area which applies Directive 2000/71/EC (this Directive together with any implementing measures in any member state, the "Prospectus Directive") only to those persons who are investment professionals for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive in such member state, and such other persons as this document may be addressed on legal grounds, and no person that is not a relevant person may act or rely on this document or any of its contents.    


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