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Press releases | Archive 2007

RBC Board sets placement price for equity increase at RUR221 per share

THIS COMMUNICATION IS NOT BEING MADE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND IS NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES. THIS COMMUNICATION DOES NOT CONTAIN OR CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO SELL OR A SOLICITATION OF ANY OFFER TO BUY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES. IN ADDITION, THE SECURITIES OF RBC INFORMATION SYSTEMS HAVE NOT BEEN AND ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE REGISTERED UNDER THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION UNDER THAT ACT OR AN AVAILABLE EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS UNDER THAT ACT.

THIS COMMUNICATION IS DIRECTED ONLY AT PERSONS WHO (I) ARE OUTSIDE THE UNITED KINGDOM OR (II) ARE INVESTMENT PROFESSIONALS FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 19(5) OF THE FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 (FINANCIAL PROMOTION) ORDER 2005, AS AMENDED (THE "ORDER") OR (III) ARE HIGH NET WORTH ENTITIES FALLING WITHIN ARTICLE 49(2)(A) TO (D) OF THE ORDER OR (IV) SUCH OTHER PERSONS TO WHOM IT MAY LAWFULLY BE COMMUNICATED (ALL SUCH PERSONS TOGETHER BEING REFERRED TO AS "RELEVANT PERSONS"). THIS COMMUNICATION MUST NOT BE ACTED ON OR RELIED ON BY PERSONS WHO ARE NOT RELEVANT PERSONS. ANY INVESTMENT OR INVESTMENT ACTIVITY TO WHICH THIS COMMUNICATION RELATES IS AVAILABLE ONLY TO RELEVANT PERSONS AND WILL BE ENGAGED IN ONLY WITH RELEVANT PERSONS.

RBC Board sets placement price for equity increase at RUR221 per share

Moscow, November 28, 2007 - Yesterday the Board of Directors of OAO RBC Information Systems (MICEX, RTS: RBCI) established the price and date for the placement of 20,740,000 ordinary shares representing a 14.8% equity increase on a post-offering basis.

The shares will be offered at a price of RUR221 per ordinary share and placed simultaneously on the Moscow Interbank Currency Exchange (MICEX) and the Russian Trading Systems (RTS) on December 7, 2007. The offering price is the same for both existing and third-party shareholders. It is anticipated that shares of the new share issue will start trading on December 10, 2007.

In accordance with applicable Russian law, the newly issued shares have been made available to company's shareholders of record as of August 3, 2007 under preemptive rights, which were exercisable in the period of November 6 - 25, 2007. The shares, which will not be taken up by existing shareholders, will be allocated to a range of new investors.

UniCredit CA IB UK Limited and ATON International Limited are acting as joint lead managers and joint book-runners for the offering. The company intends to use the proceeds of the share offering to finance its media acquisitions.

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