No. 99/2018  |  01-10-2018

PKN ORLEN has become the owner of 100% shares in Unipetrol, a.s.

PKN ORLEN S.A. (“PKN ORLEN”, “Issuer”) hereby informs that in the course of the executed squeeze out of shares of Unipetrol a.s. ("Unipetrol") owned by the minority shareholders of Unipetrol, i.e. 10.827.673 shares representing app. 5.97% of Unipetrol share capital ("Squeeze out"), on 1 October 2018, the Issuer has acquired all shares which were subject to Squeeze out. As a result, the Issuer has become the sole shareholder of Unipetrol, controlling 100% of shares representing 100% of votes at the General Meeting of Shareholders of Unipetrol.

Simultaneously, as of 26 September 2018, the shares of Unipetrol - by virtue of law - have been withdrawn from trading at the Prague Stock Exchange (Burza cenných papírů Praha, a.s)

See also: regulatory announcement no 59/2018 as of 22 May 2018 and regulatory announcement no 77/2018 as of 20 June 2018.