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Sberbank acts as placement agent for first issue of federal loan bonds for individuals


Sberbank has been appointed the agent of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as the Issuer) for the placement of the federal loan bonds issue OFZ-n for citizens of the Russian Federation (federal loan bonds for individuals). The placement volume of OFZ-n bonds with the state registration number 53001RMFS will total 15 billion roubles. The face value of one bond is 1,000 roubles.

The bonds are offered publicly, and will be redeemed on April 29, 2020. The minimum amount available for purchase by an individual is 30 bonds, the maximum is 15,000.

Selling on the secondary market is prohibited excluding cases stipulated in the Emission Terms. The bond holders are subject to taxation according to the legislation of the Russian Federation.

Sberbank clients who have a brokerage account with Sberbank can purchase the bonds. A brokerage account can be opened at any Sberbank Premier office in Russia. Information about the location of Sberbank Premier offices is available on Sberbank’s official site at

“Sberbank traditionally leads in terms of provision of services for individuals and is a reliable partner of the Finance Ministry for placing sovereign bonds. We are pleased to participate in the pilot issue of OFZ-n aimed at increasing the financial literacy of the population and the attractiveness of the internal borrowing market,” said Andrey Shemetov, Vice-President, Head of the Global Markets Department of Sberbank CIB.

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