OREANDA-NEWS. June 22, 2012. METALLOINVEST, a leading global iron ore and HBI producer based in Russia, today announces that all three series (01, 05 and 06) of its ruble bonds have been included in the Lombard List of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation.The Lombard List comprises the securities that can be used as collateral on loans provided to financial institutions by the Bank of Russia.

In March 2012, METALLOINVEST placed its debut non-convertible interest-bearing documentary bonds of the 01, 05 and 06 series with a total amount of RUR25 billion (c. USD850 million). The bonds bearing a coupon rate of 9% per annum mature in 10 years (3,640 days) with a put option in 3 years (1,092 days). The secondary trading of all series commenced on April 23, 2012 on the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX).

Troika Dialog and VTB Capital acted as Lead Managers and Joint Bookrunners of METALLOINVEST bond offering, while Globexbank, Alfa-Bank and Ronin acted as Co-Managers, and Bank Zenit and Region Investment Company – as underwriters of the placement.