United Company RUSAL Plc: Rating Assigned to the Company

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United Company RUSAL Plc (Paris:RUSAL) (Paris:RUAL):

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(Incorporated under the laws of Jersey with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 486)


United Company RUSAL PLC (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it was assigned a corporate family rating (CFR) of Ba3 and probability of default rating (PDR) of Ba3-PD by Moody’s Investors Service Limited (“Moody’s”).

The outlook on the ratings is stable. This is the first time that Moody’s has assigned ratings to the Company.

The ratings mentioned herein are strictly for information purposes only and not for any other purposes. Such ratings do not constitute a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities of the Company and may be subject to suspension, adjustment or withdrawal at any time by Moody’s. Investors and shareholders of the Company are advised not to place any reliance on the information disclosed herein but to exercise due caution when dealing in the securities of the Company. Any investor or shareholder of the Company who is in doubt is advised to seek advice from professional advisors.

By Order of the Board of Directors of
United Company RUSAL Plc
Aby Wong Po Ying
Company Secretary

As at the date of this announcement, the executive Directors are Mr. Oleg Deripaska, Mr. Vladislav Soloviev and Mr. Siegfried Wolf, the non-executive Directors are Mr. Maxim Sokov, Mr. Dmitry Afanasiev, Mr. Len Blavatnik, Mr. Ivan Glasenberg, Mr. Maksim Goldman, Ms. Gulzhan Moldazhanova, Mr. Daniel Lesin Wolfe, Ms. Olga Mashkovskaya, and Ms. Ekaterina Nikitina, and the independent non-executive Directors are Mr. Matthias Warnig (Chairman), Mr. Philip Lader, Dr. Elsie Leung Oi-sie, Mr. Mark Garber, Mr. Dmitry Vasiliev and Mr. Bernard Zonneveld.

All announcements and press releases published by the Company are available on its website under the links http://www.rusal.ru/en/investors/hkse/, http://rusal.ru/investors/info/moex/ and http://www.rusal.ru/en/press-center/press-releases.aspx, respectively.


United Company RUSAL Plc


United Company RUSAL Plc