VEON announces postponement to effectiveness of ratio change under its American Depositary Receipt (“ADR”) program
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 6 March 2023 07:00 CET: VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ, Euronext Amsterdam: VEON) (“VEON” or the “Company”), a global digital operator that provides converged connectivity and online services, today provides an update on the timing of the ratio change under the Company’s ADR program, previously announced on 6 February 2023 and originally planned to become effective on 6 March 2023. The Company was informed late afternoon on Friday 3 March 2023 by BNY Mellon that the ratio change effectiveness has been postponed as The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (“DTCC”) was not prepared to make the new CUSIP with new ratio available on Monday, 6 March 2023 as scheduled. The Company awaits further confirmation from DTCC as to when it will be prepared to make the new CUSIP with new ratio available and will announce the new timing for effectiveness as soon as this is confirmed.
The Company’s original announcement with respect to the ratio change can be found on the Company’s website at this address:
VEON is a global digital operator that currently provides converged connectivity and online services to over 200 million customers in seven dynamic markets. We are transforming people’s lives, empowering individuals, creating opportunities for greater digital inclusion and driving economic growth across countries that are home to more than 8% of the world’s population. Headquartered in Amsterdam, VEON is listed on NASDAQ and Euronext.
For more information visit: https://www.veon.com.
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