EPT Disclosure - OJSC Polyus Gold

FORM 38.5(a) DEALINGS BY CONNECTED EXEMPT PRINCIPAL TRADERS WITH RECOGNISED INTERMEDIARY STATUS DEALING IN A CLIENT-SERVING CAPACITY (Rule 38.5(a) of the Takeover Code) 1. KEY INFORMATION +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Name of exempt principal trader | HSBC Bank Plc | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Company dealt in | OJSC Polyus Gold | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Class of relevant security to which the | Ordinary Shares dealt | | dealings being disclosed relate (Note 1) | as ADR | |-------------------------------------------+-----------------------| | Date of dealing | 19th May 2009 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ 2. DEALINGS (Note 2) (a) Purchases and sales +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Total number of | Highest price paid | Lowest price | | securities | (Note 3) | paid | | purchased | | (Note 3) | |---------------------------+--------------------+------------------| | 38,867 | USD 22.80 | USD 22.80 | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Total number of | Highest price | Lowest price | | securities | received | received | | sold | (Note 3) | (Note 3) | |------------------------+----------------------+-------------------| | | USD | USD | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ (b) Derivatives transactions (other than options) +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Product name, | Long/short | Number of | Price per | | e.g. CFD | (Note 4) | securities | unit | | | | (Note 5) | (Note 3) | |----------------+------------+---------------------+---------------| | Equity Swap | Short | 38,867 | 22.80 | |----------------+------------+---------------------+---------------| | | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ (c) Options transactions in respect of existing securities (i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ |Product |Writing, |Number of securities to|Exercise|Type, e.g.|Expiry|Option | |name,e.g|selling, |which the option |price |American, |date |moneypaid/received| |call |purchasing,|relates (Note 5) | |European | |per unit (Note 3) | |option |varying etc| | |etc. | | | |--------+-----------+-----------------------+--------+----------+------+------------------| | | | | | | | | +------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------+ (ii) Exercising +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Product name, e.g. | Number of securities | Exercise price per | | call option | | unit | | | | (Note 3) | |-----------------------+----------------------+--------------------| | | | | +-------------------------------------------------------------------+ 3. OTHER INFORMATION Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives Full details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding between the person disclosing and any other person relating to the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option referred to on this form or relating to the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative referred to on this form is referenced. If none, this should be stated. .................................................. .................................................. +------------------------------------------------------------------+ | Date of disclosure | 20th May 2009 | |----------------------------------------------+-------------------| | Contact name | Frances Davies | |----------------------------------------------+-------------------| | Telephone number | 020 7991 6661 | |----------------------------------------------+-------------------| | Name of offeree/offeror with which connected | OJSC Polyus Gold | |----------------------------------------------+-------------------| | Nature of connection (Note 6) | Connected Advisor | +------------------------------------------------------------------+ Notes The Notes on Form 38.5(a) can be viewed on the Takeover Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk ---END OF MESSAGE--- This announcement was originally distributed by Hugin. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.