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 Q4 2021, NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) increased sales by 8% qoq to 4.5 m t as output grew by 16% qoq to 4.5 m t.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) today announces that its Q3 2021 sales totalled 4.1 m t (-4% qoq). Sales in export markets grew by 2% qoq to 1.4 m t amid stable demand
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) in Q2 2021 increased its sales by 11% qoq to 4.3 m t supported by a 5% qoq production growth. Sales to the Russian market increased by 8% qoq to 1.8 m t (+26% yoy).
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) increased steel output by 12% qoq (+4% yoy) to 4.4 m t. Consolidated sales declined by 7% qoq to 3.9 m t (-13% yoy) driven by a decrease in commercial pig iron sales amid repairs at NLMK Lipetsk BF operations coupled with an increase in intragroup slab sales.
NLMK Group (LSE: NLMK, MOEX: NLMK) sales grew by 3% yoy to 17.5 m t in 2020. Steel output increased by 1% yoy to 15.8 m t.
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 has topped the ranking every month starting from October 2022.
NLMK Group was ranked among Top 20 Employers by HeadHunter. NLMK Group also came first in the HR Process Development Level rating and was included into Top 3 Best Employers among production companies.
NLMK Group was included into the leading platinum group of best employers in Russia according to Forbes Magazine.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, has updated its industrial healthcare development strategy. The main objectives of the strategy include the development of the emergency aid system at the Company sites, digitalization of health check-ups, and reduction occupational disease levels.
NLMK Lipetsk has revamped its Blast Furnace No. 3 dedusting system, ensuring a dust capture rate of 99.9%. As a result of NLMK’s continuous environmental upgrades, all of its blast furnaces are now equipped with advanced dedusting systems that are on par with best global technologies.
NLMK Group, a global steel company, was ranked in the top 50 of the Best IT Employers in Russia, according to a rating compiled by Habr.ru, the largest resource for IT professionals, in partnership with ECOPSY, a HR consulting company.
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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