Loan participation notes issued by Steel Funding DAC (the “Issuer”) for the purpose of funding loans to Novolipetsk Steel (“NLMK”) due 15 June 2023, 21 September 2024, 30 May 2026 and 2 June 2026 (the “Notes”).
At NLMK Group’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held on 30 June 2022, NLMK shareholders resolved not to pay FY2021 dividends, following the recommendation of the Board of Directors.
Considering the analysis of Q1 2022 performance and trends on the ferrous metallurgy market in early Q1 2022, the 2022 output of Russian ferrous metallurgy companies is expected to decrease year-on-year by more than 11 m t (-15%). The maximum decrease is expected in H2 2022, over 9 m t (-26%) vs. H2 2021
At a meeting held on 6 June 2022, NLMK Board of Directors annulled its resolution adopted on 2 February 2022 regarding the amount of Q4 2021 dividends (RUB 12.18 per share) and recommended shareholders not to pay out dividends for the period.
NLMK Group announces that Fitch Ratings has downgraded NLMK Group’s long-term foreign-currency issuer default rating from BBB (stable outlook) to B (rating watch negative). The rating action follows the agency’s downgrade of Russia’s sovereign ratings on 2 March 2022.
In Q3 2017, steel output increased by 6% qoq to 4.4 m t (+8% yoy); capacity utilization rate increased to 100%. NLMK Group sales grew by 1% qoq and yoy to 4.24 m t.
In Q2 2017, NLMK Group sales grew by 13% qoq and 5% yoy to 4.2 m t. Steel output** totaled 4.1 m t (-2% qoq), with facilities running at 98% capacity.
In 1Q 2017, NLMK Group sales grew by 1% qoq to 3.7 m t. Steel output* totaled 4.2 m t (flat qoq), with facilities running at 96% capacity.
In 2016, NLMK Group steel output* increased by 4% yoy to a record 16.6 m t; sales totaled 15.9 m t (stable yoy). Group steelmaking capacities in 2016 were running at 96%, up by 3 p.p. yoy. 4Q 2016 sales totaled 3.6 m t (-4% yoy); steel output grew by 8% yoy to 4.2 m t.
Q3 2016 NLMK Group sales increased 7% qoq to 4.2 m t. Steel output was 4.0 m t (-4% qoq). In 9M 2016 Group steel output and sales increased by 2% yoy to a record high 12.3 m t. 9M 2016 capacity utilization rate was up by 1 p.p. to 95%.
Q2 2016 NLMK Group steel output reached a record at 4.2 million tonnes, with capacity utilization growing to 100%. NLMK Long Products Division and NLMK Group’s foreign companies posted double-digit growth in output.
NLMK (LSE: NLMK) will be announcing its consolidated IFRS results for Q3 2020 on Wednesday, October 21, 2020.
At the Extraordinary General Shareholders’ Meeting (EGM) held on 25 September 2020, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q2’20 dividends of RUB 4.75 per share. 6M’20 dividends will amount to RUB 7.96 per share.
NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q2'20 dividend in the amount of RUB 4.75 per share at the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 25 September 2020.
NLMK Group (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) Q2 2020 EBITDA was $582 m, its EBITDA margin growing by 3 p.p. qoq to 27%. Free cash flow (FCF) totalled $304 m. NLMK Board of Directors recommended approving Q2 dividends in the amount of RUB 4.75/share (132% of FCF).
NLMK (LSE: NLMK) will be announcing its consolidated IFRS results for Q2 2020 on Thursday, July 23, 2020.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 30 June 2020, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q1 2020 dividends of RUB 3.21 per share.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, announces today that the FTSE Russel agency has revised NLMK’s FTSE4Good rating upwards from 3.4 to 4.3 (with a maximum of 5.0) following its regular review. With this new rating, NLMK Group now ranks among the top 3% of steelmaking companies with the most sustainable practices (outstripping 97% of participating companies)
NLMK Group, a global steel company, and Rusatom Overseas (part of ROSATOM State Corporation) have signed a cooperation agreement in the field of hydrogen production and the development of technologies for CO2 capture and utilization
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has taken first place among ferrous metallurgy companies in the industry ESG rating composed by RAEX Europe based on 2020 performance. It selects the ESG leaders in 12 key sectors of the Russian economy based on 200 parameters. In the overall list of 155 Russian participants, NLMK Group ranks among the top 5 companies.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, was awarded a high rating of B- (on a scale of A to F) by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), a leading international organization that rates companies on their environmental sustainability.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, was named among the Top 3 companies in the Environmental Transparency Rating of Mining and Metals Companies according to World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Russia. The company went up by four places compared to 2020
NLMK Group was ranked among Top 3 Russian companies in sustainable development according to Expert magazine. NLMK gained 18 positions vs last year.
NLMK Lipetsk has commissioned a 10,000 m2 automated warehouse complex as part of its efforts to boost the efficiency of its production processes. The complex will enable 24/7 supply of spare parts, components, and consumables to repair shops, reducing internal order completion time by a factor of four.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, and Rosenergoatom (part of the Electric Power Division of Rosatom State Corporation), a leading Russian generation company, have signed a partnership agreement on low carbon power energy supplies.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, the Belgorod Region administration, and the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade have signed a Memorandum of Intent for a project to construct a new metals and mining facility at the Stoilensky Mining and Beneficiation plant.
NLMK Group has ranked among the top 10 steel companies globally in the 2021 Value Creators Rankings compiled by Boston Consulting Group (BCG) on the basis of total shareholder return (TSR) over the previous five-year period from 2016 through 2020.
NLMK Indiana and NLMK Pennsylvania (hereinafter referred to as NLMK USA), NLMK Group’s American division companies, have reached an amicable settlement with the United States Government resolving NLMK’s lawsuit challenging the Department of Commerce’s denial of NLMK’s requests for exclusion from Section 232 steel tariffs.
NLMK Group signed a 4-year syndicated revolving credit facility (RCF) with a group of international banks in the amount of €600 m, with an accordion option allowing the Company to increase the funding limit to €1 bn.
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