Dividend record date and payment date
Globaltrans Investment PLC (the “Company” and together with its consolidated subsidiaries “Globaltrans” or the “Group”), (LSE ticker: GLTR) today announces that subject to shareholders’ approval of the proposed dividend in respect of the year ended 31 December 2011 at the Annual General Meeting of shareholders of the Company to be held on 4 May 2012, the dividend record date has been set as 4 May 2012 and the payment date has been set as 7 May 2012. Holders of the Global Depositary Receipts of the Company ("GDRs") are expected to receive their dividends approximately 3 business days after such payment date. The GDRs will be marked ex-dividend on 2 May 2012.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
Globaltrans is a leading private freight rail transportation group in Russia and the first such group to have an international listing.
Globaltrans Investment PLC is incorporated in Cyprus with major operating subsidiaries located in Russia, Ukraine and Estonia. The Group provides freight rail transportation, railcar leasing, and certain ancillary services to clients in Russia, the CIS countries and the Baltics.
The Group’s fleet of rolling stock owned and leased under finance and operating leases amounted to 47,580 units at 31 December 2011, including 26,607 gondola cars, 20,427 rail tank cars, 56 locomotives and 490 other railcars.
The Group’s Freight Rail Turnover in 2011 was 110.6 billion tonnes-km with 69.6 million tonnes of freight transported. In 2011 the Group’s adjusted revenue was USD 1,177.0 million with adjusted EBITDA reaching USD 505.1 million.
Globaltrans' global depositary receipts (ticker symbol: GLTR) have been listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange since May 2008.
To learn more about Globaltrans, please visit www.globaltrans.com.
Some of the information in this announcement may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Globaltrans. You can identify forward-looking statements by terms such as 'expect', 'believe', 'anticipate', 'estimate', 'intend', 'will', 'could', 'may' or 'might', the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. Globaltrans wishes to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. Globaltrans does not intend to update these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Many factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in projections or forward-looking statements of Globaltrans, including, among others, general economic conditions, the competitive environment, risks associated with operating in Russia, rapid technological and market change in the industries Globaltrans operates in, as well as many other risks specifically related to Globaltrans and its operations.