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Despite the costs, investors "Norilsk Nickel" can receive dividends

26 April 2011
Despite the costs, investors

As reported by the interviewers

News Agency Bloomberg Vladimir Potanin (owner

the company «Interros», which is

the largest shareholder GMK «Norilsk

Nickel»), a recent holding of the «Norilsk Nickel»

operations buy-back for $ 4.5 billion

USA is not a hindrance to the payment of dividends

for the year 2010.


"non-controlling» stake in need

stability, regardless of how

a conflict develops between the holders

core assets," said Mr.

Potanin. «Last year «Norilsk

Nickel» has finished with significant

positive indicators, so

reasons not to pay back investors

put a portion of the income of the company

no," he added.

Last year

preliminary calculations (official

financial results of MMC

expected in may 2011), the amount of revenue

Norilsk Nickel was $15

billion, net profit — about

5 billion dollars. Therefore, according to

analysts UniCredit securities,

the payment of dividends in the amount of $1.2 to

$2.5 billion, «Norilsk Nickel» it is


Recall that in 2008,

in connection with the economic crisis,

investors Norilsk Nickel dividends

not received. And in 2009, the company paid

shareholders of $1.3 billion (which amounted to

about half of all net profits

MMC). The decision on whether

the procedure of redemption

shares (buy-back) of the Board of Directors of the largest

in the world producer of Nickel and palladium

adopted in late 2010.

22 April 2011
27 April 2011