ETALON GROUP PLC (“Etalon Group” or the “Company”), one of Russia’s largest and longest-established development and construction companies, announces that Kopernik Global Investors has notified the Company that it has increased its ownership stake in Etalon Group.
As a result of the acquisition, Kopernik Global owns 19.3 million GDRs, which exceeds the 5% voting rights threshold. The notification from Kopernik Global Investors in accordance with Form 190-01-01: Notification Form For Major Holdings is available at the link below:
Etalon Group IR Team
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About Etalon Group
Founded in 1987, Etalon Group is one of the largest development and construction companies in Russia. The Company focuses on middle class residential real estate in the Moscow and St Petersburg metropolitan areas. With a more than 30-year history, Etalon Group has one of the longest and most successful track records in the Russian real estate industry. Since its foundation, Etalon Group has commissioned 7.5 million sqm of real estate.
With our integrated business model, we are able to create added value for clients and shareholders at every stage of development: from land plot analysis and acquisition to the delivery of completed properties and provision of post-development housing services. Etalon Group employs over 4,600 people, and its nationwide sales and marketing network covers 59 Russian cities.
Etalon Group’s total assets comprise 20 projects under development, unsold inventory at completed residential complexes and commercial properties, with total unsold NSA of 2.8 million sqm, as well as construction and maintenance division. Colliers International valued the Company’s total assets at RUB 204 billion as of 31 December 2020.
In 2020, Etalon Group’s new contract sales totalled 538 ths sqm, or RUB 79.9 billion. Deliveries in 2020 amounted to 540 ths sqm.
The Company’s revenue in 2020 amounted to RUB 78.7 billion, with EBITDA of RUB 12.6 billion.
Etalon Group’s GDRs have traded on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange since 20 April 2011 and on the Level 1 quotation list of Moscow Exchange since 31 January 2020 under the ticker ETLN.