19/09/2017

Sistema files an appeal against the ruling of the Arbitration Court of the Republic of Bashkortostan

Moscow, Russia – 19 September 2017 – Sistema PJSFC (“Sistema” or “the Corporation”) (LSE: SSA, MOEX: AFKS), a publicly traded diversified Russian holding company, announces that today the Corporation filed an appeal against the ruling of the Arbitration Court of the Republic of Bashkortostan dated August 30, 2017 on the claim of Rosneft, PJSOC Bashneft (“Bashneft”) and the Republic of Bashkortostan to recover from the Corporation and its subsidiary Sistema-Invest JSC losses allegedly incurred by Bashneft as a result of its reorganization in 2014.  

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For further information, please visit www.sistema.ru or contact:

IR Service

Yury Krebs

Tel.: +7 (495) 730 66 00

y.krebs@sistema.ru

Press service

Sergey Kopytov

Tel.: +7 (495) 228 15 32

kopytov@sistema.ru

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This announcement contains inside information. Full name and position of person making the announcement – Yury Krebs, Director, Investor Relations

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Sistema PJSFC is a publicly traded diversified Russian holding company serving over 150 million customers in such sectors as telecommunications, retail, paper and packaging, agriculture, high technology, banking, real estate, pharmaceuticals, tourism and healthcare services. The company was founded in 1993. Its revenue in 2016 reached RUB 697.7bn; its total assets equalled RUB 1.1tn as of 31 December 2016. Sistema’s global depositary receipts are listed under the “SSA” ticker on the London Stock Exchange. Sistema’s ordinary shares are listed under the “AFKS” ticker on the Moscow Exchange. Website: www.sistema.ru 

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY AND DOES NOT FORM PART OF ANY OFFER TO SELL, OR THE SOLICITATION OF ANY OFFER TO BUY, SECURITIES.  THE DISTRIBUTION OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS MAY BE RESTRICTED BY LAW.  PERSONS READING THIS ANNOUNCEMENT SHOULD INFORM THEMSELVES OF AND OBSERVE ANY SUCH RESTRICTIONS. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CANNOT BE USED AS A BASIS FOR ANY INVESTMENT AGREEMENT OR DECISION.

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Sergey Kopytov
Managing PR Director
Tel.: +7 (495) 228 15 27
kopytov@sistema.ru

Eleonora Veitsman
PR Director
Tel.: +7 (495)  730-17-05
Veitsman@sistema.ru