Commencement of due diligence at Grupa LOTOS S.A.
Report no. 5/20182018-04-18

The Management Board of Grupa LOTOS S.A. (the “Company”) announces that following a request received from Polski Koncern Naftowy ORLEN S.A. (“PKN ORLEN S.A.”), a due diligence process concerning the Company has been undertaken by PKN ORLEN S.A. The commencement of due diligence is connected with the letter of intent signed by PKN ORLEN S.A. and the State Treasury (for more details, see Current Report No. 26/2018 published by PKN ORLEN S.A.)

The Management Board of the Company announces that it has taken the necessary steps to ensure that due diligence is carried out in accordance with applicable laws and assumed obligations and with respect for the interests of the shareholders.

The Company will announce any significant steps within the due diligence process in separate current reports.

Legal basis: Article 17(1) of MAR – inside information.