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05.03.2017 – 21:43

OMV Aktiengesellschaft

EANS-Adhoc: OMV Aktiengesellschaft
OMV has reached an agreement with Uniper for the acquisition of 24.99% of the economic rights in the production of the Yuzhno Russkoye field in Western Siberia for a purchase price of USD 1,850 mn (EUR 1,749 mn)

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Mergers - Acquisitions - Takeovers/Austria/Russia/Gas 05.03.3017

Today, OMV has reached an agreement with Uniper SE for the acquisition of shares
in two Russian companies (OJSC Severneftegazprom and JSC Gazprom YRGM
Development) for a purchase price USD 1,850 million (approx. EUR 1,749 million
based on an agreed exchange rate of EUR 1 = USD 1.0575)  plus cash on balance
sheet per December 31, 2016. The transaction provides for OMV receiving 24.99%
of the economic rights in the production of the Yuzhno Russkoye field in Western
The execution and implementation of the transaction has already been approved by
the Supervisory Board of OMV. The transaction is still subject to signing of the
relevant transaction documentation by the parties. The signing is expected to
take place during the course of today.
The Yuzhno Russkoye field is one of the largest gas fields in Russia, situated
in the Yamal-Nenets region. OMV's share of the remaining recoverable reserves
during the license term (lasting until the end of the year 2043) amounts to
approximately 580 mn barrels of oil equivalents ("boe"). OMV's share of the
daily production is estimated to be 100,000 boe/day. The capital expenditures
(CAPEX) are expected toamountto USD 20 mn per year until license expiry.
The implementation of the transaction is subject to further conditions,
including co-shareholder consent as well as merger control and foreign
investment control clearance in Russia. The transaction is anticipated to close
by year end and will be retroactively effective as of January 1, 2017.

Further inquiry note:
Magdalena Moll, Investor Relations
Tel.: +43 (1) 40 440-23056; e-mail:
Robert Lechner, Media Relations
Tel.: +43 (1) 40 440-21472; e-mail:

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