OJSC MegaFon in IPO

December 3, 2012

Cleary Gottlieb represented MegaFon, the second largest Russian mobile telecommunications operator, in its London and Moscow listed IPO. Its GDRs and ordinary shares were sold at an offer price of US$20 each and the gross proceeds of the offering were approximately US$1.7 billion, giving it a debut market capitalization of over US$11 billion. The offering, which is the largest IPO by a Russian company since 2010, and the largest telecoms listing in London for over 10 years, closed on December 3, 2012.