The National Securities Commission (CNVM) finished the investigations regarding the transactions on the Bucharest Stock Exchange on August 24 and 27 with Rompetrol Rafinare (RRC), Rompetrol Well Services (PTR) and Rompetrol Bucuresti (VEGA) shares.

The Commission ruled that the operations were not made on the basis of privileged information, a press release of the Commission informs.

The Commission reaffirms that it was informed by the 75% acquisition of Rompetrol shares by KazMunaiGaz on August 27 2007.

According to market capital arbiters, to this date, the Rompetrol PR company did not submit any evidence to support its declarations according to which both the Commission and the Bucharest Stock Exchange were officially informed by the acquisition on August 27.