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November 16, 2012

Extension Of Certification Date

NEITHER THIS PRESS RELEASE NOR ANY PART OR COPY OF IT MAY BE TAKEN OR TRANSMITTED INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OR DISTRIBUTED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY OR REDISTRIBUTED INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN OR THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OR TO ANY RESIDENT THEREOF. 

EXTENSION OF CERTIFICATION DATE

 

Unless defined otherwise, all capitalized terms in this announcement are as defined in the circular distributed to Integra Group Shareholders on 9 November 2011 (the “Circular”) which is available from the Company's website, http://www.integra.ru/eng/investors/corporate_actions/, under the header “Extraordinary General Meeting, December 5, 2011”.

 

 

Extension of Certification Date

 

Integra Group (LSE: INTE) (“Integra Group” or the “Company”) announces that the Integra Group Depositary (JP Morgan Chase) will be accepting the Certificate Forms regarding the eligibility of holders to receive the Dividend in Specie until 26 November 2012 (the “Extended Certification Date”).

 

In order to receive the Dividend in Specie, all Eligible Holders who had not yet completed and returned the Certification Forms to the Integra Group Depositary (JP Morgan Chase), must consult with their brokers and/or custodians with respect to the process for returning the Certificate Form and the deadlines imposed by the custodians as such deadlines may be earlier than the Extended Certification Date.

 

Preliminary Certification Results

 

The Company announces that as of 9 November 2012 (being the initial Certification Date) valid Certificate Forms were received from 93.8% of Integra Group shareholders and Integra Group GDR holders determining them as Eligible Holders for the purpose of the Dividend in Specie distribution. The remaining 6.2% of Integra Group shareholders and Integra Group GDR holders are currently entitled to receive cash in lieu of shares (“IGSS Shares”) or global depositary receipts (“IGSS GDRs”) of IG Seismic Services Limited (“IGSS”) via the Dividend Cash Out Facility unless a Certificate Form is submitted before the Extended Certification Date.

 

Dividend Cash Out Facility

 

Any Integra Group GDR holders or Integra Group shareholders, as applicable, who fail to or are unable to complete the Certificate Form, will not be entitled to receive IGSS GDRs or IGSS Shares, as applicable, and will instead receive cash in lieu thereof.  Neither Integra Group nor the Integra Group Depositary is able to determine nor guarantee what any such cash amount will be or when it may be delivered.  We refer to the Circular for further information with respect to the risks associated with and procedures in place with respect to those holders who will receive cash in lieu of IGSS GDRs or IGSS Shares, as the case may be.

 

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Contacts

For further information, please contact:
Andrey Machanskis
Head of Investor Relations
Tel. +7 495 933 0621
amachanskis@integra.ru

 

 

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements contained in this announcement constitute "forward-looking statements". These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Integra Group’s or IGSS’ control and all of which are based on Integra Group’s or IGSS’ current beliefs and expectations about future events. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes", "expects", "may", "will", "could", "should", "intends", "estimates", "plans", "assumes" or "anticipates" or, in each case, their negative or other variations or comparable terminology. 

 Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Integra Group or IGSS, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on numerous assumptions regarding present and future business strategies and the environment in which Integra Group and IGSS operate now or will operate in the future. Such risks, uncertainties could cause actual results to vary materially from the future results indicated, expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. 

 The forward-looking statements contained in this document speak only as at the date of this document. Except to the extent required by applicable law, the Financial Services Authority (“FSA”), the London Stock Exchange, the Listing Rules or the Disclosure Rules and Transparency Rules of the FSA, Integra Group expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained in this document to reflect any change in Integra Group’s or IGSS’ expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. 

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN DOES NOT CONSTITUTE OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR INVITATION TO PURCHASE, OTHERWISE ACQUIRE, SUBSCRIBE FOR, SELL, OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF OR ISSUE, OR ANY SOLICITATION OF ANY OFFER TO SELL, OTHERWISE DISPOSE OF, ISSUE, PURCHASE, OTHERWISE ACQUIRE OR SUBSCRIBE FOR ANY SECURITY IN ANY JURISDICTION, NOR SHOULD ANY PART OF IT NOR THE FACT OF ITS DISTRIBUTION FORM PART OF OR BE RELIED ON IN CONNECTION WITH ANY CONTRACT OR INVESTMENT DECISION RELATING THERETO, NOR DOES IT CONSTITUTE A RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE SECURITIES OF INTEGRA GROUP OR IGSS.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES. NEITHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT NOR ANY COPY OF IT MAY BE TAKEN OR DISTRIBUTED OR PUBLISHED, DIRECTLY

OR INDIRECTLY, IN THE UNITED STATES. THE MATERIAL SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED, AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED, AS AN OFFER OF SECURITIES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES. THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT, OR THE LAWS OF ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES, AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD WITHIN THE UNITED STATES, EXCEPT PURSUANT TO AN EXEMPTION FROM, OR IN A TRANSACTION NOT SUBJECT TO, THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECURITIES ACT AND APPLICABLE STATE LAWS. THERE WILL BE NO PUBLIC OFFER OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT AN OFFER, OR AN INVITATION TO MAKE ANY OFFER, SELL, PURCHASE, EXCHANGE OR TRANSFER ANY SECURITIES IN RUSSIA OR TO OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF ANY RUSSIAN PERSON, AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN ADVERTISEMENT OR OFFERING OF SECURITIES IN RUSSIA WITHIN THE MEANING OF RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS AND MUST NOT BE PASSED ON TO THIRD PARTIES OR OTHERWISE BE MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE IN RUSSIA. THE SECURITIES ARE NOT INTENDED FOR “OFFERING”, “PLACEMENT” OR “CIRCULATION” IN RUSSIA, EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY RUSSIAN LAW (EACH AS DEFINED IN RUSSIAN SECURITIES LAWS).

ANY FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE RESTRICTIONS MAY CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY SUCH JURISDICTION.