Issuance by ArcelorMittal of 137,967,116 new ordinary shares
ArcelorMittal S.A. / Issuance by ArcelorMittal of 137,967,116 new ordinary shares . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
13 January 2016 - ArcelorMittal (the "Company") announces the issue on 15 January 2016 of 137,967,116 new ordinary shares of the Company (the "New Shares") upon conversion of the 88,182,131 outstanding 6% Mandatorily Convertible Subordinated Notes due 15 January 2016 (the "Notes"). Following this issuance, the share capital of the Company will amount to EUR 7,453,441,006.98 represented by 1,803,359,338 Shares.
For the 1,817,869 Notes previously converted at the option of their holders, the Company has delivered a total of 2,275,026 treasury shares.
The debt/equity ratio and earnings per share of the Company remain unchanged following such conversion since the Notes qualified as equity under IFRS.
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and an industrial footprint in 19 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks.
Through our core values of sustainability, quality and leadership, we operate responsibly with respect to the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, contractors and the communities in which we operate.
For us, steel is the fabric of life, as it is at the heart of the modern world from railways to cars and washing machines. We are actively researching and producing steel-based technologies and solutions that make many of the products and components people use in their everyday lives more energy efficient.
We are one of the world's five largest producers of iron ore and metallurgical coal and our mining business is an essential part of our growth strategy. With a geographically diversified portfolio of iron ore and coal assets, we are strategically positioned to serve our network of steel plants and the external global market. While our steel operations are important customers, our supply to the external market is increasing as we grow.
In 2014, ArcelorMittal had revenues of US$79.3 billion and crude steel production of 93.1 million tonnes, while own iron ore production reached 63.9 million tonnes.
ArcelorMittal is listed on the
stock exchanges of New York (MT), Amsterdam (MT), Paris (MT),
Luxembourg (MT) and on the Spanish stock exchanges of Barcelona,
Bilbao, Madrid and Valencia (MTS).
For more information about ArcelorMittal please visit: http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/
|Contact information ArcelorMittal Investor Relations|
|Contact information ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications|
|ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications|
|Paul Weigh (head of media relations)||+442032142882|
|Sylvie Dumaine / Anne-Charlotte Creach||+33153707470
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: ArcelorMittal S.A. via Globenewswire
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