10 June 2011

Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its ordinary general meeting of shareholders and extraordinary general meeting of shareholders


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Luxembourg, 10 June 2011 - Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its ordinary general meeting of shareholders and its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held on Tuesday 12 July 2011 at 10.00 am at the registered office of ArcelorMittal in Luxembourg.

The convening notice, Aperam’s statutory accounts for the period 1 January to 25 January 2011, the participation forms and other materials are available on www.aperam.com under "Investors" - "General Meeting 12 July 2011".

The purpose of the meeting is primarily for the shareholders to deliberate on the statutory accounts for the period from 1 January to 25 January 2011 as well as on proposed amendments to the Company’s articles of association to anticipate changes to the Company’s articles required by the law.

Our shareholders are encouraged to attend and may obtain all relevant information and documents from www.aperam.com under "Investors" - "General Meeting 12 July 2011", by calling +352 27 36 27 36, by sending a fax to: +352 27 36 27 200 or by sending a request by e-mail at: contact@aperam.com.

About Aperam

Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with operations in more than 30 countries. The business is organised in three divisions: Stainless & Electrical Steel, Services & Solutions, Alloys & Specialties. Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes of flat stainless steel capacity in Europe and Brazil and is a leader in high value added niches - alloys and specialties. Aperam has also 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 concentrated in 6 main plants located in Brazil, Belgium and France. Aperam has about 9,900 employees. Aperam commits to operate in a responsible way with respect to health, safety and wellbeing of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment and of finite resources. In 2010, Aperam had revenues of USD 5.6 billion and shipments of 1.74 million tonnes.

Contacts:

Investor Relations - Michael Bennett: +352 27 36 27 36
Media - Jean Lasar: +352 27 36 27 27