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24 March 2016

Q4 2015 and 12m 2015 NLMK Group consolidated financial results under IFRS

NLMK FY2015 sales increased by 5% yoy to a record 15.9 m t. 2015 EBITDA margin grew by 1 p.p. to 24%. NLMK Group’s net profit increased by 25% to $1.0 billion. Debt decreased by 32% to $1.09 billion.

12M 2015 highlights:
• Group sales increased by 5% yoy to 15.9 m t
• Revenue was $8.0 billion (-23% yoy) due to lower steel prices
• EBITDA was $1.948 billion (-18%)
• EBITDA margin increased to 24% (+1 p.p. yoy)
• Effect from operation efficiency programmes: $197 million (up two-fold vs. 2015 plan)
• Capex totalled $595 million (+6% yoy)
• Free cash flow was $997 million (-14% yoy)
• Net debt declined by 32% yoy to $1.091 billion
• Net debt/12M EBITDA decreased to 0.6х (vs. 0.7х at the end of 2014)
• Net profit increased by 25% yoy to $967 million
Q4 2015 highlights:
• Revenue decreased to $1.637 million (-19% qoq and -30% yoy) on the back of a slump in steel prices
• EBITDA decreased by 37% qoq to $321 million (-50% yoy)
• EBITDA margin was 20% (-5 p.p. qoq and -7 p.p. yoy)
• Capex totalled $150 million (+3% qoq и +29% yoy), due to active construction of the pelletizing plant at Stoilensky

TELECONFERENCE
NLMK is pleased to invite the investment community to a conference call with the management of NLMK:

Thursday, 24 March 2016
• 9:00 am – USA (New York)
• 2:00 pm – UK (London)
• 5:00 pm – Russia (Moscow)
To join the conference call, please, dial:

US Number: +1646 254 3375 (local access) // 1855 217 7942 (toll free)
United Kingdom Number: +44(0)20 3427 1928 (local access) // 0800 279 4842 (toll free)
Russian Number: +7495 213 0981 (local access) // 8 800 500 9316 (toll free)

Conference ID: 5073194

* We recommend that participants start dialing in 5-10 minutes in advance to avoid waiting.