Source - GNW
13 September 2016

PJSC Acron Shareholders Approve Interim Dividends

            On 9 September 2016, PJSC Acron held its extraordinary general meeting in the form of absentee voting.
            The agenda included the item on paying (declaring) dividends for the first half of 2016.
            Based on the voting results, the shareholders resolved to pay (declare) dividends for the first half of 2016 in the amount and form proposed by Acron Board of Directors, and set the record date for the list of persons entitled to dividends proposed by Acron Board of Directors.            
          Earlier, Acron Board of Directors recommended to pay (declare) dividends for the first half of 2016 in the amount of RUB 155 per ordinary share. Thus, the total amount allocated for dividend payment is RUB 6.3 billion.
            The record date for the list of persons entitled to dividends is 20 September 2016.

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Acron Group is a leading vertically integrated mineral fertiliser producer in Russia and globally with a diversified product portfolio including complex and straight nitrogen-based fertilisers, as well as industrial products. In 2015, the Group's sales volume was 6.3 million tonnes. Acron sells its products in 60 countries. Russia and China are the key sale markets.

In 2015, the Group posted consolidated revenue under IFRS of RUB 106,055 million (USD 1,740 million) and net profit of RUB 16,706 million (USD 274 million). Acron's shares are listed on the Moscow Exchange and its global depositary receipts are traded on the London Stock Exchange (ticker AKRN). Acron employs over 13,000 people.

A high degree of vertical integration, including two chemical production facilities, a phosphate mine, a potash mining project, wholly owned transport infrastructure and an international distribution network, creates a platform for the Group's dynamic growth.

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