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SSAB has today announced notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting

August 18, 2014

Rautaruukki Corporation Stock exchange release 18 August 201412.15pm EEST SSAB has today announced notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting The shareholders of SSAB AB (publ) (company registration number 556016-3429) are hereby given notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 10.00 a.m., World Trade Center Stockholm, New York room, Klarabergsviadukten 70, Stockholm. Application In order to be entitled to participate at the meeting, shareholders: - must be included in the printout of the share register that is made by Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, September 5, 2014; and - must give notice of their intention to participate at the meeting not later than on Friday, September 5, 2014, preferably before 12 noon. Notice in respect of participation at the Extraordinary General Meeting may be given via the Company's website,, or by telephone on +46 8-45 45 760. The name, personal identification number (or company registration number), address and telephone number of the shareholder must be provided in the notice. Nominee-registered shares In order to be entitled to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting, shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must temporarily re-register the shares in their own name. Such registration must be effected at Euroclear Sweden AB on Friday, September 5, 2014. Thus, the nominee should be contacted in ample time prior to that date. Since the Finnish shareholders that are registered within the Finnish book-entry system at Euroclear Finland Ltd are nominee registered at Euroclear Sweden AB, those Finnish shareholders wishing to participate in the meeting must contact Euroclear Finland Ltd by e-mail at or by phone on +358 (0)20 770 6609, for registration of their shares in their own name well in advance of Friday, September 5, 2014. Proxies Proxies in original and, with respect to a legal entity, a certificate of registration, should be submitted in ample time prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting to: SSAB AB, Extra bolagsstÄmman, Box 7832, 103 98 Stockholm, Sweden. The Company provides proxy forms for shareholders wishing to be represented by a proxy. The form is available on the Company's website, and will be sent to those shareholders who so request and state their mailing address. Order may be placed by telephone on +46 8-45 45 760. Admission cards Admission cards entitling the holder to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting will be distributed prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting to those shareholders who have submitted applications. It is anticipated that shareholders will receive admission cards not later than on Tuesday, September 9, 2014. Any shareholder that has not received an admission card prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting will be able to obtain an admission card from the information desk, upon presentation of identification. Agenda 1. Election of a chairman of the meeting 2. Preparation and approval of the voting register 3. Approval of the agenda proposed by the Board of Directors 4. Election of one or two persons to attest the minutes of the meeting 5. Determination whether the meeting has been duly convened 6. Determination of the number of directors 7. Determination of fees for the directors 8. Election of new directors to the Board 9. Closing of the meeting The Nomination Committee's proposal in connection with the acquisition of Rautaruukki Oyj: The Nomination Committee consists of Anders Nyberg, IndustrivÄrden (Chairman of the Nomination Committee); Åsa Nisell, Swedbank Robur Fonder; Lars-Eric Aaro, LKAB; Frank Larsson, Handelsbanken fonder; Kari A. J. JÄrvinen, Solidium Oy and Sverker Martin-LÖf (Chairman of the Board of Directors). The Nomination Committee's proposals in respect of items 1 and 6-8 will be announced through a separate stock exchange release as soon as possible. Number of shares and votes In the Company, there are 304,183,270 class A shares, each with one vote per share, and 245,062,240 class B shares, each with 1/10 vote per share, entailing that in total there are 549,245,510 shares and 328,689,494 votes in the Company. Stockholm, August 2014SSAB AB (publ) The Board of Directors Registration will commence at 9.30 a.m. Welcome! For further information, please contact: Taina KyllÖnen, SVP, Marketing and Communications, tel. +358 20 592 9040 Timo Pirskanen, SVP, Investor relations, tel. +358 20 593 9009 Taina KyllÖnen SVP, Marketing and CommunicationsRautaruukki is now part of SSAB (publ) ("SSAB"), a steel company with global reach which has its main production plants in Sweden, Finland and the United States. The company's steel business is structured around four divisions - SSAB Special Steels, SSAB Europe, SSAB Americas and the steel distribution partner Tibnor, and one division, Ruukki Construction, which focuses on the construction business. Rautaruukki's share is quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. SSAB's shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stockholm and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. DISTRIBUTION: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Main media This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Rautaruukki Oyj via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1849356]

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