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27.10.2017

Mail.Ru Group Limited Person Discharging Managerial Responsibilities ("PDMR") Shareholding

Mail.Ru Group Limited (LSE: MAIL, hereinafter referred as the "Company" or the "Group") announces that on 27 October 2017 the Company granted 10,000 Restricted Stock Units comprising Global Depositary Receipts representing the Company's ordinary shares ("RSUs") for the benefit of each of Sang Hun Kim and Johannes Gijsbertus Cornelis Maria Buné, Independent Directors of the Company, under the Company's 2015 Restricted Stock Unit Plan.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.

Notification and public disclosure of a transaction by PDMR:

1.

Details of PDMR/PCA

a)

Name

Sang Hun Kim.

b)

Position / status

Independent Director.

c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification.

2.

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument

Restricted Stock Unit comprising Global Depositary Receipts representing the Company's ordinary shares, each Restricted Stock Unit comprising one Global Depositary Receipt.

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of 10,000 Restricted Stock Units comprising Global Depositary Receipts (ISIN: US5603172082, Common Code: 055222126) under the Company's 2015 Restricted Stock Unit Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil consideration

10,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

- Price

 

10,000

Nil consideration

e)

Date of the transaction

2017-10-27 UTC.

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

 

1.

Details of PDMR/PCA

a)

Name

Johannes Gijsbertus Cornelis Maria Buné.

b)

Position / status

Independent Director.

c)

Initial notification / amendment

Initial notification.

2.

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

a)

Description of the financial instrument

Restricted Stock Unit comprising Global Depositary Receipts representing the Company's ordinary shares, each Restricted Stock Unit comprising one Global Depositary Receipt.

b)

Nature of the transaction

Acquisition of 10,000 Restricted Stock Units comprising Global Depositary Receipts (ISIN: US5603172082, Common Code: 055222126) under the Company's 2015 Restricted Stock Unit Plan

c)

Price(s) and volume(s)

Price(s)

Volume(s)

Nil consideration

10,000

 

d)

Aggregated information

- Aggregated volume

-      Price

 

10,000

Nil consideration

e)

Date of the transaction

2017-10-27 UTC.

f)

Place of the transaction

Outside a trading venue.

For Further Information Please Contact:

Investors
Matthew Hammond
E-mail: hammond@corp.mail.ru

Press
Olga Zyryaeva
E-mail: o.zyryaeva@corp.mail.ru

About Mail.Ru Group

Mail.Ru Group, international brand My.com (MAIL:LI, listed since November 5, 2010) is the largest internet Mail.Ru Group, international brand My.com (MAIL.IL, listed since November 5, 2010) is the largest internet business in Russia in terms of mobile daily audience (Mediascope Mobile Index, population aged 12-64 in the cities 100,000+, August 2017, Russia).

In line with the communitainment (communication plus entertainment) strategy, the company is developing an integrated communications and entertainment platform. The company owns Russia's leading email service and one of Russia's largest internet portals, Mail.Ru. The company operates three of the major Russian language social networks, VKontakte (VK), Odnoklassniki (OK) and Moi Mir (My World), and Russia's largest online games, including such gaming titles as Warface, Armored Warfare, Skyforge and Perfect World. The сompany's portfolio also includes a leading OpenStreetMap-based offline mobile maps and navigation service MAPS.ME, auto classifieds service Am.ru, instant messaging services ICQ, Agent Mail.Ru and TamTam, a mobile location based marketplace Youla, and a ride-sharing service BeepCar.

The Company owns 100% of mobile games developer Pixonic, and 100% of Delivery Club and ZakaZaka, two largest food delivery companies in Russia. Mail.Ru Group also holds equity stakes in a number of small venture capital investments in various Internet companies in Russia, Ukraine and Israel.