Globaltrans announces results of its Annual General Meeting of shareholders
Globaltrans Investment PLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries the “Company”, “Globaltrans” or the “Group”, LSE ticker: GLTR) today announces that the Company held its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (“AGM”) on 30 April 2020 under the chairmanship of Mr. Sergey Maltsev, Chairman of the Board, Executive Director.
The AGM was held at 4 Profiti Ilia Street, 4046 Germasogeias, Limassol, Cyprus and had a quorum of 178,740,916 shares present, corresponding to 100% of the issued and outstanding shares.
The AGM passed the following resolutions by a majority of members:
- The Group and Company audited financial statements together with the management’s and independent auditors’ reports for the financial year ended 31 December 2019 were approved;
- The final and special final dividends in respect of 2019 in the amount of RUB 46.55 per ordinary share/global depositary receipt (“GDR”) or RUB 8,320 million in total were approved;
- PricewaterhouseCoopers Limited was re-appointed as auditor of the Company to hold office until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which the accounts are laid before the Company. The Board of Directors was authorised to determine the remuneration of the auditor;
- The following 15 Directors were appointed to the Board: J. Carroll Colley, Johann Franz Durrer, Alexander Eliseev, Andrey Gomon, Vasilis P. Hadjivassiliou, Sergey Maltsev, Elia Nicolaou, George Papaioannou, Melina Pyrgou, Konstantin Shirokov, Alexander Storozhev, Alexander Tarasov, Michael Thomaides, Marios Tofaros and Sergey Tolmachev. Each of the Directors was appointed for one year until the conclusion of the Company’s next AGM, which will take place in 2021.
The Minutes of the AGM are available for viewing at the office of the Company at 4 Profiti Ilia Street, 2nd floor, 4046 Germasogeias, Limassol, Cyprus, and will be submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism following publication.
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NOTES TO EDITORS
Globaltrans (together with its consolidated subsidiaries “Globaltrans” or the “Group”) is a leading freight rail transportation group with operations across Russia, the CIS and the Baltic countries. The Group operates one of the largest railcar fleets in the region, comprised mainly of universal gondola cars capable of carrying a wide range of bulk cargoes, and tank cars for oil products and oil. The Group’s sophisticated logistics capabilities add value to more than 500 customers including leading industrial groups serviced under extensive outsourcing contracts.
The Group had a Total Fleet of 70.7 thousand units at the end of 2019 of which about 96% were in ownership with an average age of 11.5 years. In 2019, the Group’s Freight Rail Turnover (including Engaged Fleet) was 161.5 billion tonnes-km with the total revenue amounting to RUB 95.0 billion.
Globaltrans is an entrepreneur founded and led group with its Global Depositary Receipts (ticker symbol: GLTR) 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.
 Dividend will be paid in US dollars in the total amount of about 61.98204 US cents per one ordinary share/GDR within 30 business days from the date of this Annual General Meeting with conversion from Russian roubles executed at the average of the official exchange rates of the Central Bank of Russia for the eight business days in Russia from 20 to 29 April 2020 inclusive (1 USD: 75.1024 RUB). Holders of GDRs will receive the dividend approximately three business days after the payment date.