Copies of the presentations, which will be given by members of the Group Management Board including Lakshmi Mittal, Chairman and CEO, and Aditya Mittal, Chief Financial Officer, can be found on the company's website, www.arcelormittal.com.
During the investor day, the company will disclose new targets for gearing (net debt/equity ratio) of between 25% and 40% and for net debt/average EBITDA ratio ranging between 0.5 and 1.8. The company believes these targets are sensible in light of current economic conditions and underline its commitment to maintaining a solid investment grade rating.
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