Acquisition of Sistema shares by Corporation employees
Moscow, Russia – 21 February 2019 – Sistema PJSFC (“Sistema” or the “Company”) (LSE: SSA, MOEX: AFKS), a publicly-traded diversified Russian holding company, today announces that 54 employees of the Corporation have acquired 19,669,389 ordinary registered shares of PJSFC Sistema. The purchases are in line with Sistema's strategy for employees to participate in the Corporation’s share capital.
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Sistema PJSFC is a publicly-traded diversified Russian holding company serving over 150 million customers in the sectors of telecommunications, children’s goods retail, paper and packaging, healthcare services, agriculture, high technology, banking, real estate, pharmaceuticals and hospitality. The company was founded in 1993. Its revenue in 2017 was RUB 704.6 billion; its total assets equalled RUB 1.1 trillion as of 31 December 2017. 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 Moscow Exchange. Website: www.sistema.com.