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IR Magazine names Federal Grid Company among top-3 mid cap companies

IR Magazine names Federal Grid Company among top-3 mid cap companies 12.07.2013
Moscow, 11 July 2013 – Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System ("Federal Grid Company" or "the Company") (MICEX-RTS, LSE: FEES), is one of three companies to be shortlisted for the awards “Best investor relations by a CEO, mid cap” and “Best investor relations by a CFO, mid cap” by IR Magazine Russia & CIS.

The IR Magazine award ceremony is one of the most authoritative annual events in the Russian IR calendar. The event seeks to recognise the leading companies in the region for their achievements in investor relations and adherence to best international practice.

The best IR companies are nominated based on the independent Extel Europe research, carried out by Thomson Reuters Extel among analysts, investors and asset managers.

“We are delighted that for the second year we have received high recognition for our efforts to enhance our investor relations practice,” said Federal Grid Company First Deputy Chairman of the Management Board Andrey Kazachenkov. “This year we are pleased to have been nominated in two categories, which we take as validation of our strategy to enhance our communication with the investment community. We are proud of what we have achieved to date, and going forward we intend to take the necessary steps to enhance our IR efforts still further.”

More information can be found on the IR Magazine Russia & CIS website www.ir-russia.ru.

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About Federal Grid Company
Federal Grid Company is the operator and manager of Russia’s unified electricity transmission grid system. Company operates over 131,000 km of transmission lines and has over 335 GVA of installed transformer capacity. Based on the length of transmission lines and transformer capacity in place, Federal Grid is the largest publicly traded electricity transmission company in the world.

Federal Grid’s business is to provide electricity transmission and technological connection services. It maintains and develops the grid system and supervises grid facilities and infrastructure in 75 regions of Russia, covering a territory of 14.8 million square kilometres. Its customers are regional distribution companies, electricity suppliers and large industrial enterprises. The Company is a natural monopoly with 79.64% stake controlled by Russian Grids.

Federal Grid Company was incorporated in June 2002 as part of reorganisation of Russia’s electrical power industry.

Federal Grid Company’s common shares are included on Moscow Exchange under the ticker FEES and the Company’s GDRs are listed on the London Stock Exchange and traded under the same FEES symbol.

In 2012 the Company’s IFRS revenue was RUB 140,313 million, adjusted EBITDA was RUB 82,133 million, and adjusted profit for the period was RUB 29,956 million.


Further information can be found at www.federal-grid.com

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