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About us

JSC Independent Registrar Company (IRC; previously JSC Computershare Registrar until October 6, 2015) has been working on the stock market since 1996 and is one of the largest registrars on the Russian market providing services related to maintaining shareholder registers. Since its establishment, the company has been actively growing and developing, constantly improving and expanding its product line.

IRC is an independent registrar. None of the shareholders owns the controlling interest in the company, and 50% of its shares are owned by two participants of the Russian stock market (Ivan Tyryshkin and Oleg Zhiznenko), with a 25% stake held by a certified specialist of the registrar market. The structure of the company's share capital can be viewed here.

IRC offers Russian issuers and their shareholders a range of both online and offline services that is unique for the Russian securities market. IRC always attaches great importance to customer comfort and makes every effort to ensure it. We rely on high international standards of business conduct for the provision of shareholder register services. Many of the largest Russian companies have already appreciated their quality (please see the Quality Policy).

The client base of IRC includes about 4,000 Russian joint-stock companies with more than 4.5 million client accounts. The company's clients include not only large corporations but also small joint-stock companies. The status of an independent player has enabled IRC to form a unique, diversified client base comprising companies from a wide variety of sectors:
Metals industry: Norilsk Nickel, Polyus, Rusal, Metalloinvest, Mechel
Power industry: Siberian Generating Company, Quadra, Enel
Oil industry: IPC-Kamchatnefteproduct, Krasnoyarsknefteprodukt
Gas industry: NOVATEK, Northgas
Engineering: Globalstroy-Engineering, Stroygazconsulting, Volgomost
Telecommunications: MegaFon, MTS, Kaspersky Lab
Mechanical engineering and manufacturing: Volgaburmash, URALMASH, Krasnoyarsk Machine-Building Plant, EPK
Banks: Raiffeisenbank, Bank Saint Petersburg, Alfa Bank, Transkapitalbank, Bank Otkritie FC, Russian Standard Bank, Sovcombank, ROSBANK, Absolute Bank, Citibank
Financial services: Allianz, RESO-Garantia, AlfaStrakhovanie, VSK Insurance House, NP RTS, SKRIN, NPF Lukoil-Garant, NPF Elektroenergetika, NPF Telecom-Soyuz, NPF Soglasie
Chemical industry: Uralchem, KuibyshevAzot, Minudobreniya, Apatit
Transport: Aeroflot, Vnukovo International Airport, Novorossiysk Shipping Company, Sovcomflot, NCSP Group, NefteTransService, Transaero
Trade: GUM, Pharmacy Chain 36.6, X5 Retail Group, Avtodom, Avtomir, Roust Russia
Construction: YIT Concern, DSK-1, MFK GRAS
Timber industry: Arkhangelsk Pulp and Paper Mill (Arkhangelsk TsBK), Mondi Syktyvkar, Lesosibirsk LDK No. 1
Food industry: Russian Aquaculture, SUN InBev
Agriculture: Razgulay Group, Prodimex Holding
Media: Kommersant, Komsomolskaya Pravda

The company's clients include not only private enterprises but also state-owned companies, as well as enterprises established in the form of public-private partnership. The number of clients has never been an end in itself for IRC. Although there are registrars with a larger number of clients on the market, NRK retains an advantage in terms of the client base quality.


› Securities of more than 100 issuers are listed on the Moscow Exchange
› 10 issuers are listed on international stock markets
› 10 issuers of the banking sector are ranked in the top 30 largest banks in Russia by asset size
› The first registrar to maintain a register of mortgage participation certificate holders

At present, IRC has a wide branch network consisting of 23 regional offices across Russia, as well as an optimal transfer agent network, which provides its clients and shareholders with wider access to the Registrar's services regardless of their location.

Our customer service managers are top professionals who can solve any task set by a customer. The long experience of Independent Registrar Company enables us to offer issuers, regardless of their size, a customized set of services that fully meet their needs. Moreover, our software and technological solutions have been developed by the best Russian experts in the field of information storage and processing, and we are proud of it.

Independent Registrar Company's professional responsibility is insured to the amount of RUR 250 mln.

IRC is a member of the Professional Association of Registrars, Transfer Agents and Depositories (PARTAD), the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP), the Saint Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Association of Regional Banks of Russia and a member of the System of Transfer Agents and Registrars (STAR).

Licence No. 045-13954-000001 of the Bank of Russia for maintaining registers, with an unlimited period of validity.

IRC fully complies with the requirements for registrars set by Federal Law No. 391-FZ dated December 29, 2015

› 20 years of experience on the Russian securities market
› 23 offices throughout Russia
› Over 300 employees
› More than 4,000 clients, including companies listed on MOEX, LSE and NYSE
› 7 issuers included in the Moscow Exchange indices
› 138 issuers with >500 shareholders
› 9 online solutions for issuers and shareholders
› Over 4.5 million client accounts

To find out which companies are IRC's clients, including in order to comply with Federal Law No. 224-FZ dated July 27, 2010, please see here (available only in Russian).