Sberbank of Russia: Name Change

 

Notice to clients and counterparties

To all customers and counterparties concerned

Sberbank of Russia (hereinafter referred to as the “Bank”) hereby notifies all parties concerned that on 4 August 2015 a new version of the Bank’s Articles of Association containing the Bank’s new business name was registered by the Federal Tax Service Directorate for the City of Moscow. A record of this was filed with the Unified State Register of Legal Entities.

In connection with the notice regarding this matter received by the Bank on 11 August 2015 from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and considering that the updated Articles of Association of the Bank have been duly filed, please be informed of the following:

The new full business name of the Bank in the Russian language is as follows: Публичное акционерное общество «Сбербанк России» (Publichnoye aktsionernoye obshchestvo “Sberbank Rossii”).

The new abbreviated business name of the Bank in the Russian language is as follows: ПАО Сбербанк (PAO Sberbank).

The above name change shall not be applicable to the full and/or abbreviated business name of the Bank in the English language. The full business name of the Bank in English is as follows: Sberbank of Russia. The abbreviated business name of the Bank in English is as follows: Sberbank.

The change of the Bank’s business name shall not result in changes to any other details of the Bank, i.e., the Principal State Registration Number (OGRN), the Taxpayer Identification Number (INN), the RCBIC, correspondent account details, address, telephone numbers or any other details of the Bank.

Please be informed that, effective from the date that the name change was filed with the RCBIC Directory, no payment documents or other money transfer orders containing the previous name of the Bank will be honoured.

Note that cheques from previously issued cheque books will remain valid for drawing cash from the Bank.

The change of the Bank’s name does not entail any lapse of the Bank’s rights or discharge of the Bank’s obligations to its customers and/or counterparties. It is not necessary to re-execute any contracts and/or powers of attorney using the Bank’s new name; it is hereby confirmed that all existing contracts and agreements previously signed by the Bank, as well as all valid powers of attorney issued on behalf of the Bank, shall remain in full force and effect.