History of shares

  • 2020

    On March 16, 2020, Bank of Russia has completed the state registration of the report on issue of additional ordinary book-entry shares of Rostelecom PJSC to VTB Bank (Public Joint-Stock Company) through a private placement offering and to entities having the preemptive right to acquire Rostelecom ordinary shares.

  • 2019

    On December 26, 2019, Bank of Russia has completed the state registration of the issue of additional ordinary book-entry shares of Rostelecom PJSC through a private placement offering to VTB Bank (Public Joint-Stock Company).

  • 2015

    On October 1, 2015, 94,289,347 ordinary and 33,266,322 preference shares of Rostelecom which were bought back by Rostelecom from its shareholders were cancelled.

  • 2013

    On August 29, 2013, the Federal Service for the Financial Markets of the Russian Federation registered 17 additional issues of ordinary registered non-documentary shares of OJSC “Rostelecom” in order to convert into them the shares of the Open Joint Stock Company Telecommunications Investment Company, Open Joint Stock Company NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS, Open Joint Stock Company National Cable Networks, Open Joint Stock Company St. Petersburg Cable Television Company, Closed Joint Stock Company ELKATEL, Open Joint Stock Company National Cable Networks – EuroAsia, Closed Joint Stock Company Novosibirsk Antenna Cable Television Broadcasting, Closed Joint Stock Company Teleset-Service, Closed Joint Stock Company ELTELEKOR, Open Joint Stock Company Mosteleset, Open Joint Stock Company Mostelecom, Closed Joint Stock Company TELESET, Closed Joint Stock Company TELESET INVEST, Open Joint Stock Company TNPKO, Closed Joint Stock Company Simbirsky Telecommunications Systems, Closed Joint Stock Company Svyazinvest, Open Joint Stock Company Russian Telecommunications Network, Closed Joint Stock Company Novgorod Datacom, Closed Joint Stock Company Parma-Inform, Closed Joint Stock Company ENTER and Open Joint Stock Company Ingushelektrosvyaz merged into the Company.

    On October 1, 2013, the merged companies were withdrawn from the Uniform State Register of Legal Entities as a result of the reorganization in form of the merger into OJSC Rostelecom with all rights and obligations of the merged companies transferred to OJSC Rostelecom.1,345,556,268 Rostelecom ordinary shares which previously belonged to Svyazinvest were cancelled.

    On November 11, 2013, the Central Bank Service for the Financial Markets of the Russian Federation registered a report on the additional issue of ordinary registered non-documentary shares of OJSC Rostelecom which the shares of the Open Joint Stock Company Telecommunications Investment Company were converted into. As a result of non-issuance of other 16 additional issues of ordinary shares state registration of those additional issues was annulled by the Central Bank Service for the Financial Markets of the Russian Federation.

  • 2011 On February 17, 2011, the Federal Service for the Financial Markets of the Russian Federation registered the additional issue of 2,216,163,000 ordinary registered non-documentary shares of OJSC “Rostelecom” with a par value of 0,0025 rubles each in order to convert into them the ordinary and preferred shares of the companies involved in the merger. Moreover, on February 15, 2011, the Federal Service for the Financial Markets registered an issue of bonds of OJSC “Rostelecom” totaling 31,56 billion rubles.

    On March 25, 2011, the companies involved in the merger applied to the registering body to make an entry to the Uniform State Register of Legal Entities about the termination of their activity in connection with the merger on the basis of OJSC “Rostelecom”. On April 1, 2011, the companies were withdrawn from the Uniform State Register of Legal Entities. At the same time the securities of the companies involved in the merger were converted into corresponding securities of OJSC “Rostelecom”.

    On April 28, 2011, the Federal Service for the Financial Markets registered reports about the additional issue of ordinary registered non-documentary shares of OJSC “Rostelecom”. Thus, the Company placed 16 additional issues of 2,214,561,949 ordinary shares. On May 5 and 12, 2011, the report on the results of the additional issues of the bonds of OJSC “Rostelecom” was registered.

    On May 5, 2011,the additional issues of ordinary shares of OJSC “Rostelecom” were listed as level A1 securities on the MICEX Stock Exchange. These share issues commenced trading on the MICEX Stock Exchangeon May 12, 2011. On the RTS Stock Exchangenewly issued ordinary shares commenced trading on May 4, 2011 together with the previous issue of ordinary shares.

    On August 10, 2011, ordinary shares of the unified issue commenced trading on MICEX under the ticker RTKM in line with the approval of the cancellation of the individual numbers (codes) of the 16 additional issues of ordinary Rostelecom shares by the Russian Federal Service for Financial Markets. Since that day, one issue of Rostelecom ordinary shares (RTKM) and one issue of preferred shares (RTKMP) are traded on MICEX.

  • 2010

    On June 26, 2010, the Annual general meeting of shareholders approved the decision of OJSC “Rostelecom” reorganization in the form of a merger of OJSC “CenterTelecom”, OJSC “SZT”, OJSC “VolgaTelecom”, OJSC “UTK”, OJSC”Uralsvyazinform”, OJSC “SibirTelecom”, OJSC “Dalsvyaz” and OJSC “Dagsvyazinform” with and on the basis of OJSC “Rostelecom”, as well as the conversion rate of their shares into ordinary shares of the Company. Following this the Company conducted mandatory buyback of its shares from shareholders who either voted against or did not vote on the Company’s merger paying 6,1 billion rubles based on the ransom price of 86,21 rubles per share.

  • 2009

    On December 22, 2009 the Company filed a Form 25 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to voluntarily delist the American Depository Receipts (ADRs) representing Rostelecom’s ordinary shares from the New York Stock Exchange. The last trading day on the New York Stock Exchange was December 31, 2009.

  • 2007

    On January 9, 2007 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares were delisted from Not-for-profit partnership RTS due to its closing and listed on the RTS stock exchange as A1 and A2 securities respectively.

  • 2006

    In July 2006 the Company’s ordinary shares were transferred to the category of A2 securities of RTS.

  • 2005

    In August 2005 the Company’s preferred shares were transferred to the category of non-listed securities of RTS.

    In March 2005 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares were listed on RTS as A1 securities.

  • 2004

    On December 31, 2004 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares were listed on the MICEX as A1 securities.

    On November 24, 2004 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares were delisted from the SPBEX as a result of changes in listing requirements.

    On November 23, 2004 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares started to be quoted on RTS without listing.

  • 2003

    On September 9, 2003 the Company’s share issues were consolidated:

    • The issues of ordinary shares were registered under the number 1—01- 00124- dated 09.09.2003.
    • The issues of preferred shares were registered under the number 2—01-00124- dated 09.09.2003.
    • Registration numbers of the issues 73—1«»-1947, 1—02-00124- and 2—02- 00124- were cancelled.

    The Company’s share capital amounted to RUR 2,428,819.4725 and comprised 971,527,789 shares (each with a par value of RUR 0.0025 ), including:

    • 728,696,320 ordinary shares;
    • 242,831,469 preferred class shares.

    The Company’s authorized shares comprise:

    • 905,330,221 ordinary shares;
    • 531 preferred class shares.

    On July 11, 2003 the Company’s ordinary shares were listed on the Saint Petersburg Stock Exchange (SPBEX) as level 1 securities.

  • 2002

    On December 30, 2002 JPMorgan Chase Bank became the depositary bank of the Level II ADR program. The ADRs representing the Company’s ordinary shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

  • 2001

    No changes were made in the quantity and listing procedures of the Company’s shares.

  • 2000

    On October 16, 2000 the second issues of ordinary and preferred shares were registered under the numbers 1—02-00124- and 2—02- 00124- respectively. All shares were issued in a paperless form.

    The Company’s additional ordinary shares were placed by means of conversion of MMT’s ordinary shares (ratio 2.40935 : 1) The Company’s additional preferred shares were placed by means of conversion of MMT’s preferred shares (ratio 2.40935 : 1).

    Retired shares comprise:

    • 36,659 ordinary shares;
    • 79,300 preferred class A shares.

    As a result of the reorganization, the Company’s charter capital amounted to RUR 2,428,819.4725 and comprised 971,527,789 shares (each with a par value of RUR 0.0025) including:

    • 728,696,320 ordinary shares;
    • 242,831,469 preferred Class shares.
  • 1999

    In the middle of the year 1999 the Annual General Shareholders’ Meetings of the Company and OJSC «Intercity and International Telephone» (MMT) made a decision on reorganization by means of merging MMT into the Company.

    In order to perform this reorganization it was decided to underwrite an additional issue of the Company’s:

    • 28,420,179 ordinary shares;
    • 9,473,169 preferred class shares.
  • 1998

    On February 17, 1998 the Company’s ordinary shares were listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and admitted to tenders in the form of the Level II American Depositary Receipts (1 ADR = 6 ordinary shares). Since then the Company’s stock has actively traded on the NYSE, as well as on the London, Frankfurt and other stock exchanges. The depositary bank of the ADR program became the Bank of New York (BONY).

    Since January 1,1998, as a result of the ruble denomination, the nominal value of each ordinary and preferred share amounted to RUR 0.0025, and the Company’s charter capital amounted to RUR 2,334,376.

  • 1997

    On October 27, 1997 the Company’s ordinary and preferred shares were listed on the Russian Trading System Stock Exchange (RTS) as level 1 and level 2 securities respectively.

    On August 26, 1997 the Moscow Registration Chamber registered the Company’s new name: Open Joint-Stock Company for Long-Distance and International Telecommunications «Rostelecom».

    On February 27, 1997 ordinary and preferred shares of the Company were listed on the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) as level 1 securities.

  • 1996

    No changes were made in the quantity and listing procedures of the Company’s shares.

  • 1995

    As a result of the specialized money auction arranged by the RFPF, the Company’s shares were split in the following way: each share ( with a par value of RUR 12.5 ) was split into 5 shares ( with a par value of RUR 2.5 ).

    Accordingly, the Company’s charter capital amounted to RUR 2,334,376,000 and comprised 933,750,400 shares ( each with a par value of RUR 2.5 ) including:

    • 700,312,800 ordinary shares;
    • 233,437,600 preferred class shares.

    On September 1, 1995 the Company’s shares were included into the Classic List of Shares of the Russian Trading System Stock Exchange (RTS).

  • 1994

    As a result of the specialized cheque auction arranged by the Russian Federal Property Fund (RFPF), the Company’s shares were split in the following way: each share ( with a par value of RUR 1000 ) was split into 80 shares ( with a par value of 12.5 ). Preferred class B shares were converted into ordinary shares.

    Accordingly, the Company’s charter capital amounted to RUR 2,334,376,000 and comprised 186,750,080 shares ( each with a par value of RUR 12.5 ), including:

    • 140,062,560 ordinary shares;
    • 46,687,520 preferred class shares.
  • 1993

    On November 10, 1993 the first issue of shares was registered under the number 73—1«»-1947. All shares were issued in paperless form.

    On September 23, 1993 by virtue of the Order of the State Committee for Government Property Administration of Russia, the Open-Type Joint-Stock Company for Long-Distance and International Telecommunications «Rostelecom» was officially registered.

    Initially the Company’s charter capital amounted to 2,334,347,000 non-denominated rubles and comprised 2,334,376 shares ( each with a par value of 1000 non-denominated rubles), including:

    • 1,703,775 ordinary shares;
    • 583,594 preferred class A shares;
    • 47,007 preferred class B shares.