8 April 2014

Aperam announces the publication of the Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings of shareholders


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Luxembourg, 8 April 2014 - Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings of shareholders, which will be held on Thursday 8 May 2014 at 15.00 p.m. local time at 24-26, boulevard d'Avranches, L-1160 Luxembourg, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. The Annual General Meeting of shareholders will be immediately followed by the Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders

Following the implementation of the EU Shareholders' Rights Directive into Luxembourg law, the blocking certificate requirement was removed. The Aperam shareholders entitled to vote at the General Meetings will be those who are shareholders on the record date of 24 April 2014 at midnight (24:00 hours) Central European Time.

The convening notice, the annual report 2013, the proposed amendments to the articles of association and all other meeting documentation are available on Aperam's website www.aperam.com under "Investors & shareholders" - "Shareholders' Meetings" - "8 May 2014 - Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings of Shareholders".

About Aperam

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 9,500 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 2013, Aperam had revenues of USD 5.1 billion and shipments of 1.73 million tonnes.

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

Contacts :

Corporate Communications/ Jean Lasar: +352 27 36 27 27
Investor Relations/ Romain Grandsart: +352 27 36 27 36