Following the reopening of its share buy-back program for up to 6% of its issued share capital announced on 26 November 2010, ArcelorMittal acquired on 18 December 2010 US dollar-denominated call options on 26,533,997 of its own shares with a strike price of USD 30.15 per share.

The 26,533,997 call options acquired allow ArcelorMittal to hedge its obligations arising out of the potential conversion of the 5% US-dollar denominated bonds convertible into or exchangeable for new or existing ArcelorMittal shares due 15 May 2014 (ISIN US042752126).

ArcelorMittal also entered into an agreement on 18 December to sell 11.5 million treasury shares through an over-the-counter block trade for a price of USD 37.8682 per share, for settlement on 30 December.

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ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking facilities in 16 countries. In 2022, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $79.8 billion and crude steel production of 59.0 million metric tonnes, while iron ore production reached 45.3 million metric tonnes. Our purpose is to produce ever smarter steels that have a positive benefit 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 electric vehicles and 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. This is what we believe it takes to be the steel company of the future. 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:
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