Polymetal shareholders whose rights have been affected by the sanctions against NSD and who meet the eligibility criteria will be given the opportunity to present such shares for exchange for certificated shares on a one-for-one basis. Due to legal restrictions, including sanctions restrictions, Company cannot provide this opportunity to all shareholders. In particular, shareholders who are Russian companies or Russian citizens will not be eligible to participate in the exchange offer. Shareholder meeting to approve this mechanism is scheduled for October 12.