October, 28, 2010 RusHydro (ticker symbols: RTS, MICEX, LSE: HYDR; OTCQX: RSHYY) announces that LPN (Loan Participation Notes) issued by the special purpose vehicle (SPV) RusHydro Finance Ltd have been successfully placed today. The proceeds of the LPNs will be used to fund a loan facility for JSC RusHydro to finance the Company's investment program and operating activities. The volume of the issue is RUR 20 billion. The LPNs mature in 5 years and have a coupon rate of 7.875% per annum. The issue received the following ratings: S&P: BB+ / Moody's: Ba1 / Fitch: BB+. The consortium of underwriters and bookrunners included: J.P. Morgan, Gazprombank, and Troika Dialog. The instrument is listed at London Stock Exchange under Reg S rule. This is the first ruble-denominated Eurobond issued by a Russian corporation.