MOSCOW - National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's only settlement depository servicing the full range of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers, announces that its Supervisory Board at the meeting held 25 March made a decision to call and to conduct the Annual General Meeting of NSD's shareholders (AGM) on 26 April, 2011. The Board also approved the AGM agenda and considered a number of issues related to the preparation of the AGM.
On basis of results of the Board's meetings held 17 February and 25 March the Board has approved a list of the following candidates to the members of the new Supervisory Board for voting at the AGM:
|1||Ruben Aganbegyan||President, Chairman of the Executive Board, member of the Board of Directors, MICEX|
|2||Eddie Astanin||Chairman of the Executive Board, NSD|
|3||Mikhail Bratanov||Director of Depository, ROSBANK (OJSC JSCB)|
|4||Anna Vyshlova||Managing Director, Renaissance Broker LLC|
|5||Oleg Vyugin||Chairman of the Board of Directors, MDM Bank|
|6||Bella Zlatkis||Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board, Sberbank|
|7||Maria Ivanova||Head of Domestic Custody Services, Deutsche Bank Ltd.|
|8||Alexander Ikonnikov||Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Independent Directors Association|
|9||Irina Ikonnikova||President, CJSC IC “Troika Dialog”|
|10||Sergei Lykov||Member of the Management Board, Deputy Chairman, Vnesheconombank|
|11||Vladimir Tatsiy||First Vice President, GPB (OJSC)|
|12||Nadezhda Ushakova||Senior Vice President, Head of Depository, JSC VTB Bank|
|13||Alexei Fedotov||Head of Securities and Funds Service, ZAO Citibank|
|14||Tatiana Fomina||Head of Financial Market Operations Directorate in the Banking Operations Department, ZAO UniCreditBank|
|15||Alexander Scheglov||Director General, Open Joint Stock Company Investment Company “ZERICH Capital Management”|
The Supervisory Board has nominated Eddie Astanin as a candidate to the post of the Chairman of the Executive Board of NSD for a voting at the AGM.
The members of the Council also made decision to suspend a promotional period of servicing of Russian depository receipts with effect from 1 July, 2011. The new monthly safekeeping tariffs for Russian depository receipts will be equal to standard safekeeping tariffs for Russia issuers' shares and for inventory operations with the shares.
Full list of tariffs for NSD depository services is available at the company's web site. English version of the list of tariffs will be published at the company’s web site additionally.
National Settlement Depository (NSD) is the largest settlement depository in Russia, a part of the MICEX Group, servicing on-exchange and OTC transactions with all types of debt and equity securities of Russian issuers and providing settlement services to participants in financial markets of the Russian Federation.
NSD provides storage of global certificates and depository accounting for 99% of corporate bond issues, sub-federal and municipal bond issues. It services 100% of transactions conducted in the federal bond and the Bank of Russia bond markets, more than 99% of transactions conducted in the corporate and regional bond markets, the majority of transactions with equities and also services UIT units and securities of foreign issuers.
In accordance with agreements concluded between NSD and the Bank of Russia, NSD acts as a settlement center for the organized securities market.
NSD is Russia's national numbering agency and the substitute numbering agency for the CIS, authorized to assign the international ISIN and CFI codes.
For further information about NSD: www.nsd.ru , or NSD Public Affairs Division: +7 495 232 0910,