In 2017, FPC launched its scheduled issuance of 6,500,000,000 additional shares with a par value of RUB 1 each.
The shares were paid for with cash.
On 27 December 2017, a transaction was made in FPC’s securities register to credit all ordinary registered uncertified shares from the additional issuance to Russian Railways’ account.
|Type, class of securities||Registered ordinary shares||Registered ordinary shares (additional shares issued in 2017)|
|Form of shares issued||uncertified||uncertified|
|Number of shares issued||165,461,040,539 shares||6,500,000,000 shares|
|State registration number||1-01-55465-Е||1-01-55465-Е004D|
|Par value per share||RUB 1||RUB 1|
|Name||Number of voting shares||Percentage of voting shares, %|
As at 31 December 2017, FPC’s authorised capital was RUB 165,461,040,539.
Events after the reporting date
On 5 February 2018, the Bank of Russia registered the Report on the Issuance of Additional Shares by JSC FPC.
On 26 February 2018, amendments were made to JSC FPC’s Articles of Association.
Under the Regulations on JSC FPC’s Dividend Policy, if depreciation and external funding sources are insufficient to finance the Investment Programme, the Company may draw additional funds from the net profit that was to be distributed as dividends to Russian Railways.
General Shareholders Meetings held in 2010–2013 resolved not to pay out any dividends.
In 2014, RUB 4.1 billion were allocated to dividends and RUB 4.5 billion were contributed by Russian Railways to FPC’s authorised capital to finance its investment programme.
In 2015, FPC made a net profit of RUB 141.1 million. RUB 70.5 million were paid out as dividends.
In 2016, FPC made a net profit of RUB 5.3 billion. RUB 4.9 billion were paid out as dividends.
Following the first nine months of 2017, RUB 1.6 billion were allocated to dividends and RUB 6.5 billion were contributed by Russian Railways to FPC’s authorised capital to finance its investment programme.
Calculating the amount of dividends
On 17 December 2012, FPC’s Board of Directors approved the Regulations on JSC FPC’s Dividend Policy.
In accordance with the Regulations, the amount of a full year dividend is a sum total of a fixed dividend (DIV1) and a residual dividend (DIV2).
The resolution to pay out (declare) dividends is made by the General Shareholders Meeting. The amount of dividends cannot be higher than the amount of dividends recommended by the Company’s Board of Directors.
FPC’s supreme governing body is the General Shareholders Meeting.
In 2017, four General Shareholders Meetings were held – the annual General Shareholders Meeting and three extraordinary General Shareholders Meetings.
|Annual General Shareholders Meeting||30 June 2017|
|Extraordinary General Shareholders Meeting||14 July 2017||16 November 2017||17 November 2017|
|Number of issues reviewed||10||1||1||6|
| ||Approved FPC’s 2016 Annual Report.|
|Approved FPC’s annual accounting (financial) statements. Resolved to distribute the net profit and pay out dividends.|
|Resolved to pay annual remuneration to the members of FPC’s Board of Directors and the Audit Commission.|
|Resolved to approve the entity determined following a limited bid as FPC’s Auditor.|
|Elected the new Board of Directors and the new Audit Commission of FPC.|
|Approved amendments and addenda to JSC FPC’s Articles of Association.|
| ||Approved Ernst&Young as FPC’s Auditor for 2017 to audit financial statements prepared under the Russian Accounting Standards (RAS) and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).|
| ||Resolved on FPC’s membership in Self-Regulated Organisation Association of Companies Engaged in Energy Audits of the Fuel and Energy Complex.|
| ||Resolved to pay dividends following 2016 and the first nine months of 2017.|
|Resolved to place 6,500,000,000 ordinary registered uncertified shares (declared shares) with a par value of RUB 1 each.|
|Resolved to increase FPC’s share capital by placing additional shares.|
|Approved amendments to JSC FPC’s Articles of Association.|