KIYV, UKRAINE – AVANGARDCO INVESTMENTS PUBLIC LIMITED (LSE: AVGR) (the “Company” or “AVANGARDCO IPL”), the leading producer of shell eggs and egg products in Ukraine and the leading producer in Eurasia, invites the institutional investors and sell-side analysts at the annual Investor Day on 11 October 2012 and to visit the Company’s operations at the Chornobaivske egg production complex in the Kherson region of Ukraine.
Date: 10-12 October 2012
The above itinerary is provisional and exact times may vary. The cost of internal flights as well as accommodation will be funded by the Company, however, travel to and from Kyiv from abroad will not be.
Please send your application for the participation in the event to Avangard@fd.com or contact by phone +7495 795 0623 by September 30th,2012.
About Chornobaivske complex:
Chornobaivske is a large-scale investment project that is being built in accordance with the best and most modern construction and agricultural practices, utilising state of the art energy saving technologies. Upon completion the poultry complex will include facilities for rearing young laying hens that can house 2.5 million heads simultaneously, objects for egg-laying hens with capacity of 5 million heads, feed mill with capacity of 60 tons per hour, production facilities for slaughtering poultry with the capacity of 6000 birds per hour, and the biogas plant with the capacity of 20.4 MW per hour of electricity and 22 MW per hour of heat.
For investor's inquiries:
Acting Head of Investor Relations
Phone: +38 044 393 40 50
Mobile: +38 067 664 49 99
Notes to Editors
Avangardco IPL is one of the largest agro-industrial companies in Ukraine, specializing in the production of eggs and egg products. Based on figures for the first half of 2012, the Company holds 32% share of the Ukrainian egg market (53% of the industrial egg market) and a 93% share of the Ukrainian egg products market. As of 30 June 2012, the total poultry flock of the Company was 25.9 million heads. The Company’s facilities are located in 14 regions of Ukraine and the Autonomous Republic of Crimea. As of 30 June 2012 the Company exported its products to 34 countries, mostly in the Middle East, Asia and the CIS. As of 30 June 2012 the Company’s revenues amounted to US$283.562 million (1HY 2011: US$223.940 million) and EBITDA was $122.127 million (1HY 2011: US$91.194 million).
The Company’s shares, in the form of Global Depositary Receipts, have been traded on the London Stock Exchange since May 2010. Eurobonds of around $200 million with a maturity of 29 October 2015 were included in the official list of the UK Listing Authority (UKLA) and admitted to trading on a regulated market of the London Stock Exchange since 1 November, 2010.
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