1 November 2020

Lenta Announcement of Notice of EGM

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FURTHER, THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT AN OFFER OF SECURITIES IN ANY JURISDICTION. IN PARTICULAR, THESE MATERIALS ARE NOT AN OFFER FOR SALE OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.  THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “SECURITIES ACT”). SECURITIES MAY NOT BE SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION WITH THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OR AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT.  THE COMPANY DOES NOT INTEND TO REGISTER ANY PART OF THE OFFERING IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC OFFERING OF ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.

 

Lenta Announces EGM

St. Petersburg, Russia, 1 November 2020: Lenta PLC (MOEX & LSE: LNTA), one of the largest retail chains in Russia, announces that a Notice of an Extraordinary General Meeting of the company (the "EGM Notice") has today been dispatched by fax to shareholders and posted on Lenta’s website: http://www.lentainvestor.com/egm.

The Extraordinary General Meeting will be held on Monday 23 November at 12:00 noon Moscow time at Lenta offices, located at 112B Savushkina street, St. Petersburg, Russia.

The EGM Notice has been published and is available at http://www.lentainvestor.com/egm together with (for information purposes) a copy of the notice dispatched by fax to shareholders referred to above.

In accordance with Listing Rule 14.3.6, electronic copy of this notice has been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available for inspection at https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism.

For further information please visit www.lentainvestor.com or contact:

Lenta
Mariya Filippova
Head of Public Relations and Government Affairs
maria.filippova@lenta.com

Lenta
Timothy Post
Investor Relations Officer
timothy.post@lenta.com

EM (International Media Inquiries)
Lenta@em-comms.com

 

 

 


About Lenta

Lenta is the largest hypermarket chain in the Russian Federation and the fourth largest food retailer. The Company was founded in 1993 in St. Petersburg and currently operates 250 hypermarkets and 136 supermarkets in 88 cities across Russia with almost 1.5 million square meters of selling space. The average Lenta hypermarket has approximately 5,500 square meters of selling space, while the Lenta supermarket averages 800 square meters. The company operates 12 distribution centers throughout Russia. Lenta is listed on both the London Stock Exchange and Moscow Exchange, trading under the ticker: 'LNTA'

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