The Extraordinary General Meeting of shareholders of ArcelorMittal held today in Luxembourg approved all resolutions on the agenda including the primary one, the spin-off of ArcelorMittal's stainless and specialty steels business into Aperam, a newly created company.

963,117.270 shares, or 61,7 % of the Company's share capital, were present or represented at the meeting. The primary resolution on the meeting's agenda was adopted by the shareholders by an overwhelming majority. Full technical and commercial details relating to the spin-off of ArcelorMittal's stainless and specialty steels business into Aperam are available on ArcelorMittal's website under "Investors and Shareholders – Extraordinary General Meeting 25 January 2011".

In order for ArcelorMittal shareholders to receive Aperam shares as a result of the spin-off approved at today's extraordinary general meeting, shareholders must hold ArcelorMittal shares on the record date, January 28, 2011.

About ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal is one of the world’s leading integrated steel and mining companies with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking operations in 15 countries. It is the largest steel producer in Europe, among the largest in the Americas, and has a growing presence in Asia through its joint venture AM/NS India. ArcelorMittal sells its products to a diverse range of customers including the automotive, engineering, construction and machinery industries, and in 2023 generated revenues of $68.3 billion, produced 58.1 million metric tonnes of crude steel and, 42.0 million tonnes of iron ore. Our purpose is to produce smarter steels for people and planet. Steels made using innovative processes which use less energy, emit significantly less carbon and reduce costs. Steels that are cleaner, stronger and reusable. Steels for the renewable energy infrastructure that will support societies as they transform through this century. With steel at our core, our inventive people and an entrepreneurial culture at heart, we will support the world in making that change. 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).
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