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Monday 16 December, 2019

Global Ports Inv

EGM results

RNS Number : 9836W
Global Ports Investments PLC
16 December 2019




For immediate release                                                                                                           16 December 2019

EGM results

Global Ports Investments PLC ("Global Ports" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, the "Group"; LSE ticker: GLPR) today announces the results of the Company's Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) held under the chairmanship of Mr. Artemis Thomaides.

The EGM was held at BG WAYWIN PLAZA, Office 302, 62 Agiou Athanasiou Avenue, 4102, Limassol, Cyprus on 16 December 2019 at 10-00am (Cyprus time) and had a quorum with 422,713,415 ordinary shares of the Company, which constitutes 100% of the issued share capital of the Company entitled to participate in this meeting and vote on the matters of the agenda.

The EGM adopted the following resolution:

1.     To elect Mr. Ivan Besedin as a Director of the Company until the next annual general meeting of the Members of the Company to be held in 2020, with no remuneration. 

Annex to the Announcement: Brief biography of Ivan Besedin

Ivan Besedin has extensive experience in the Russian railway industry where he worked for more than 35 years. He held a number of high-level managerial positions at the Russian Railways and within the Ministry of the Railway Transport and was Head of the Moscow Metro between 2011 and 2014. Today Mr. Besedin holds the position of adviser to the President of Delo Group, a role that he has fulfilled since April 2019. 

Mr. Besedin has served on several Boards, most notably having been Chairman of the Board of Directors of PJSC Transcontainer and Chairman of the road freight operator OJSC Railtransavto. 

He is a graduate of Moscow Institute of Engineers of Railway Transport and holds a PhD in Technical Science. Adding to his distinguished academic career, he was Head of the All-Russia Research Institute of Railway Transport of the Ministry of Railways between 2003 and 2006. 

He has received multiple awards for his contribution to the railways industry of the USSR and the Russian Federation.


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Global Ports Investments PLC

Global Ports Investments PLC is the leading operator of container terminals in the Russian market by capacity and container throughput[1].

Global Ports' terminals are located in the Baltic and Far East Basins, key regions for foreign trade cargo flows. Global Ports operates five container terminals in Russia (Petrolesport, First Container Terminal, Ust-Luga Container Terminal[2] and Moby Dik[3] in the Russian Baltics, and Vostochnaya Stevedoring Company in the Russian Far East) and two container terminals in Finland[4] (Multi-Link Terminals in Helsinki and Kotka). Global Ports also owns inland container terminal Yanino Logistics Park[5] located in the vicinity of St. Petersburg.

Global Ports' revenue for the first half of 2019 was USD 181.2 million[6] and Adjusted EBITDA was USD 116.0 million. Consolidated Marine Container Throughput was 714 thousand TEU in the first half of 2019[7].  

Global Ports' major shareholders are Delo Group, one of the largest private transportation and logistics holding companies in Russia (30.75%), and APM Terminals B.V. (30.75%), whose core expertise is the design, construction, management and operation of ports, terminals and inland services. APM Terminals operates a global terminal network of 74 ports and 117 inland services facilities, giving it a global presence in 58 countries. 20.5% of the shares in Global Ports are traded in the form of global depositary receipts on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE ticker: GLPR).

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Some of the information in these materials may contain projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of Global Ports. You can identify forward looking statements by terms such as "expect", "plan", "project", "believe", "target", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "will", "could," "may", "should" or "might" or the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. Global Ports wishes to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. Global Ports does not intend to update these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Many factors could cause the actual results to differ materially from those contained in projections or forward-looking statements of Global Ports, including, among others, general political and economic conditions, the competitive environment, risks associated with operating in Russia and market change in the industries Global Ports operates in, as well as many other risks related to Global Ports and its operations.



[1] Management estimates based on the information published by the Association of Sea Commercial Ports ("ASOP"), and public sources.

[2] In which Eurogate currently has a 20% effective ownership interest.

[3] In which Container Finance currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[4] In each of which Container Finance currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[5] In which Container Finance currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[6] According to the Group's Interim Condensed Consolidated Financial Information (unaudited) for the six month period ended 30 June 2019.

[7] According to the Group's operational results.


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