SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
April 21, 2023
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Furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Report on Form 6-K is a press release of Yandex N.V. (the “Company”) dated April 21, 2023, announcing the Transaction.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: April 21, 2023
/s/ Svetlana Demyashkevich
Chief Financial Officer
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
Press release of Yandex N.V. dated April 21, 2023, announcing an agreement to acquire Uber’s remaining interest in MLU B.V.
On April 21, 2023, Yandex N.V. (“Yandex”) entered into an agreement (the “Agreement”) with Uber NL Holdings 1 B.V. (“Uber”), a subsidiary of Uber Technologies Inc., pursuant to which Yandex agreed to purchase, and Uber agreed to sell, Uber’s entire remaining interest in the parties’ mobility joint venture, MLU B.V. (“MLU”).
The closing pursuant to the Agreement (the “Closing”) occurred on April 21, 2023. Yandex acquired Uber’s entire remaining 28.98% interest in MLU for total consideration in cash of $702.5 million (the “Transaction”).
The boards of directors of both Uber and Yandex approved the Transaction. The Transaction was not subject to the approval of the shareholders of either Uber or Yandex. The parties received all required regulatory approvals.
The Agreement superseded and was in lieu of the call option Uber granted to Yandex under a Framework Agreement dated September 7, 2021 (the “Call Option”). The Call Option was exercisable until September 7, 2023.
The Agreement contains warranties, indemnities and covenants customary for a transaction of this nature, including releases by each party of any claims against the other, including in connection with the Transaction and prior agreements among the parties.
Yandex (NASDAQ and MOEX: YNDX) is a technology company registered in the Netherlands that builds intelligent products and services powered by machine learning. Our goal is to help consumers and businesses better navigate the online and offline world. Since 1997, we have delivered world-class, locally relevant search and navigation products, while also expanding into e-commerce, online entertainment, cloud computing and other markets to assist millions of consumers in Russia and a number of international markets.
More information on Yandex can be found at https://ir.yandex/