Shareholding notification with reference to Transparency Law requirements
Luxembourg, 17 December 2014 - With reference to the law and grand ducal regulation of 11 January 2008 on transparency requirements for issuers of securities (“Transparency Law”) and to a shareholding notification for crossing upwards the threshold of 5% voting rights, Aperam announces that a 5.01% shareholding notification by Alken Luxembourg S.A. is available in the Luxembourg Stock Exchange’s electronic database OAM on www.bourse.lu and on the Company’s web site www.aperam.com under Corporate Governance, Shareholding structure.
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 steel capacity inBrazilandEuropeand 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 concentrated in six production facilities located inBrazil,BelgiumandFrance. Aperam has about 9,600 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
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