The Company’s share capital is divided into 10,598,177,817 ordinary shares with a par value of RUB 0.01 each.
Rosneft shares are traded on the Moscow Exchange. Outside of Russia, the shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange in the form of Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs).
As at 31 December 2020, J.P. Morgan, acting as a depositary bank, issued GDRs for 5.4% of ordinary shares in the CompanyOne Global Depositary Receipt certifies the right to one ordinary registered share..
On 6 August 2018, the Board of Directors approved the terms of and launched the buyback of Rosneft shares, including in the form of GDRs certifying the rights to such shares, in the amount of up to USD 2 bln. The programme runs from the date of approval by the Board of Directors up to and including 31 December 2021. The number of shares and GDRs to be purchased under the programme is capped at 340,000,000. UBS acts as an independent agent making open-market transactions on behalf of the Company.
In late March 2020, oil market volatility prompted Rosneft's Board of Directors to amend the terms of the Programme, and UBS started to buy back shares and GDRs in the open market. In 2020, the Company repurchased over 80 million shares/GDRs worth about USD 370 mln under the programme, and Rosneft Group carries them on the balance sheet. Once the programme is completed, the Board of Directors will make a decision regarding the purchased shares.