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Global Ports Investments PLC
24 August 2021



For immediate release                                                                                                                24 August 2021

Global Ports Investments PLC

Global Port finalises inter-group merger - announces EGM Results

Global Ports Investments PLC ("Global Ports" or the "Company" and, together with its subsidiaries and joint ventures, the "Group") (LSE ticker: GLPR) announces that following the approvement of the inter-group merger announced on 25 May 2021, the Extraordinary General Meeting of the Members today adopted the following resolutions:

1.     To approve the proposed Restructuring and Merger Plan dated 25/05/2021 (the "Plan") under which National Container Holding Company Limited will transmit by virtue of the Court Order which shall approve the Plan, the total of its assets and liabilities to the Company and will be dissolved without going into liquidation.

2.     To authorise any one of the directors and/or the secretary and/or an authorised representative of the Company to carry out all necessary measures and actions for the implementation of the Plan.

The General Meeting of creditors of the Company, which was also held today, adopted the same resolutions.

Earlier, the GPI Board approved the inter-group merger, as the result of which Global Ports absorbs its 100 % subsidiary investment holding company, National Container Holding Company Limited, incorporated under the laws of Cyprus and being the direct shareholder of its main operating assets. The purpose of the merger is the simplification and alignment of the Group structure, direct ownership of the main operating assets, improvement of corporate governance within the Group and reduction of administrative expenses.


Global Ports Investor Relations

Mikhail Grigoriev / Tatiana Khansuvarova

+7 (812) 677 15 57

+7 916 991 73 96

E-mail: ir@globalports.com

Global Ports Media Relations

Margarita Potekhina

+7 (812) 677 15 57 ext. 2889

E-mail: media@globalports.com



Zoë Watt / Douglas Campbell

+44 20 7260 2700

E-mail: globalports@teneo.com



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 Russian trade and transit 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 2021 was USD 229.8 million and Adjusted EBITDA was USD 113.8 million. Consolidated Marine Container Throughput was 789 thousand TEU in the first half of 2021.

Global Ports' major shareholders are Delo Group, the largest intermodal container and port operator in Russia[6] (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 operate a terminal network of 75 terminals globally. 20.5% of Global Ports shares are traded in the form of global depositary receipts listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE ticker: GLPR).

For more information please see: www.globalports.com


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", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "intend", "will", "could," "may" or "might" or the negative of such terms or other similar expressions. Any forward-looking statement is based on information available to Global Ports as of the date of the statement and, other than in accordance with its legal or regulatory obligations, Global Ports does not intend or undertake to update or revise these statements to reflect events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and Global Ports wishes to caution you that these statements are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially from what is expressed or implied by these statements. 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. All written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to Global Ports are qualified by this caution.


[1] Company estimates based on 1H 2021 throughput and the information published by the "ASOP".

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

[3] Joint venture in which CMA Terminals currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[4] Joint ventures in each of which CMA Terminals currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[5] Joint venture in which CMA Terminals currently has a 25% effective ownership interest.

[6] According to publicly available data at www.delo-group.com.



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