Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its annual general meeting of shareholders and extraordinary general meeting of shareholders
Luxembourg, 5 April 2012 - Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its annual general meeting of shareholders and its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held on Tuesday 8 May 2012 at 3pm at 19, avenue de la Liberté in Luxembourg.
Following the implementation of the EU Shareholders Rights Directive into Luxembourg law, the blocking period system has been removed and shareholders able to vote are those who are shareholders of Aperam on the record date of 24 April 2012 at midnight (12pm) Central European Time (“CET”) and 6pm New York time.
The convening notice, Aperam’s annual report 2011, the participation forms and other materials are available on www.aperam.com under "About" - "Investors & shareholders" - "General Meeting 8 May 2012".
Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with operations in more than 30 countries. The business is organized in three divisions: Stainless & Electrical Steel, Services & Solutions and Alloys & Specialties. Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes of flat stainless steel capacity in Brazil and Europe and is a leader in high value added niches - alloys and specialties. 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 concentrated in six main plants located in Brazil, Belgium and France. Aperam has about 10,500 employees. Aperam commits to operate in a responsible way with respect to health, safety and the well-being 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 2011, Aperam had revenues of USD 6.3 billion and shipments of 1.75 million tonnes. For further information, please refer to our website at www.aperam.com
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