29 November 2018

Aperam today confirms that the European Commission has initiated a Phase II review regarding the proposed acquisition of VDM Metals


 


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Luxembourg, 29 November 2018 (16:45 CET) -  Aperam today confirms that the European Commission has initiated a Phase II review of Aperam S.A.’s proposed acquisition of  VDM Metals Holding GmbH (“VDM Metals”).

Aperam filed a form CO notification for the proposed acquisition of VDM Metals on 23 October 2018 with the European Commission.



About Aperam

Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with customers in over 40 countries. The business is organized in three primary operating segments: Stainless & Electrical Steel, Services & Solutions and Alloys & Specialties.

Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes of flat Stainless and Electrical steel capacity in Brazil and Europe and is a leader in high value specialty products. Aperam has a highly integrated distribution, processing and services network and a unique capability to produce stainless and specialty from low cost biomass (charcoal). Its industrial network is spread in six production facilities located in Brazil, Belgium and France.

In 2017, Aperam had sales of EUR 4.5 billion and shipments of 1.94 million tonnes.

For further information, please refer to our website at www.aperam.com



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