Moscow Exchange IPO Guide

Life of a Public
Company

PART 1.

FINANCIAL COMMUNICATIONS BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER AN IPO

“BlackRock released a memo in 2011 stating that its managers are sick and tired of making investment decisions after having just “one hour-long meeting” with a company. That memo reaffirmed the need for companies to launch their marketing campaigns much earlier than before”

PART 2.
MARKET MAKER PROGRAMMES: THEIR EXPERIENCE ON THE RUSSIAN MARKET

“The realisation of business goals requires that the issuer should use market making instruments to improve the performance of exchange-traded securities as a tool for raising capital”

PART 3.
INCLUSION ON INDICES AND EXPANSION OF INVESTOR BASE. INCLUSION OF RUSSIAN SHARES ON FOREIGN INDICES

“The main indices of Moscow Exchange — MICEX Index and RTS Index — are calculated based on the performance of the 50 most-liquid shares of Russian issuers and serve as the key indicators of the Russian stock market”