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Ozon files registration statement for proposed initial public offering

Ozon Holdings PLC (“Ozon”), a leading Russian e-commerce platform, today announced that it publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) representing ordinary shares of Ozon.The number of ADSs to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. Ozon intends to list its ADSs on The Nasdaq Global Select Market.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC will act as joint lead book-running managers for the proposed offering. Citigroup Global Markets Inc, UBS Securities LLC, Sberbank CIB (UK) Limited, VTB Capital plc will act as joint bookrunners for the proposed offering. Renaissance Securities (Cyprus) Limited will act as co-lead manager.

A registration statement relating to the proposed sale of these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus, relating to and describing the terms of the proposed offering may be obtained from any of the following sources: 
-       Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014
-       Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, or by telephone at (866) 471-2526 or by email at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com


Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including without limitation statements regarding Ozon’s plans to conduct the proposed offering.

These forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause Ozon’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from its expectations expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following: Ozon may determine not to conduct a registered initial public offering in the time frame that it currently expects or at all, due to a number of potential important factors, including conditions in the U.S. capital markets, negative global economic conditions, potential negative developments in the COVID-19 pandemic, other negative developments in Ozon’s business or unfavorable legislative or regulatory developments.

These and other important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Any such forward-looking statements represent management’s estimates as of the date of this press release. While Ozon may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Ozon disclaims any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause its views to change. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Ozon’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Investor Contacts
Igor Gerasimov, Head of Corporate Development & Investor Relations, Ozon
ir@ozon.ru

Press Contacts
Maria Zaikina, Director of Public & Industry Relations, Ozon
pr@ozon.ru

Denis Denisov, Director, EM
ozon@em-comms.com