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.
NLMK Group (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) reports that in Q4 2021 its EBITDA1 totalled $1.8 bn, with EBITDA margin reaching 38%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $0.8 bn. The Board of Directors recommended approving Q4 2021 dividends in the amount of 12.18 RUB/share (113% of FCF).
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 2021 on Thursday, October 21, 2021.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 27 August 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q2 2021 dividends of RUB 13.62 per share. The date upon which the shareholders entitled to Q2 2021 dividends will be determined was set as 7 September 2021.
NLMK Group’s EBITDA (LSE, MOEX: NLMK) in Q2 2021 totalled $2.1 bn; EBITDA margin grew by 9 p.p. qoq to 50%. Free cash flow (FCF) reached $864 m. NLMK Group Board of Directors recommended approving Q2 2021 dividends in the amount of 13.62 RUB/share (127% of the FCF).
NLMK Group's Board of Directors recommended NLMK shareholders to approve Q2'21 dividend in the amount of RUB 13.62 per share at the Extraordinary General Shareholder Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 27 August 2021.
NLMK (LSE: NLMK) will be announcing its consolidated IFRS results for Q2 2021 on Thursday, July 22, 2021.
At the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholder (EGM) held on 11 June 2021, NLMK shareholders approved the payment of Q1 2021 dividends of RUB 7.71 per share.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, is proud to announce that Sustainalytics has upgraded its ESG risk rating to 28.1 (the lower the score, the better a company is at managing ESG matters). NLMK is currently ranked among the top 5 out of over 140 steel companies analyzed by Sustainalytics.
The newly elected Board of Directors of NLMK Group held its first meeting after the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting. Vladimir Lisin was re-elected Chairman of the Board.
At the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM) held on 29 April 2021, NLMK shareholders voted to confirm Grigory Fedorishin as the Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer; and to elect a new Board of Directors, with a majority of independent directors (six seats out of nine).
The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has named NLMK Group a Sustainability Champion. The title is awarded annually to steel companies that have proven their commitment to the principles of sustainable development, and is the main industry award in the field.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has topped the Russian Business Leaders Awards organized by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, receiving recognition for its projects aimed at combatting COVID-19.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has published its 2020 Annual Report on the UK National Storage Mechanism website.
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, Belgorod Region administration and Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade sign MOI for new metals and mining project
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.
Institutional Investor, a leading global finance magazine, has recognized NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK) as the leader in investor relations, with the highest rating among 350 companies from developing countries in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa).
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK), a global steel company, has published its Payments to Governments Report 2020 disclosing the respective payments related to extractive activities of the company.
NLMK (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK), a global steel company, today announces the closing of its EUR 500 million 5-year Eurobond placement with an annual coupon rate of 1.45%. Interest payments on the Eurobonds are payable annually.
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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