The proposed divestment package includes the following assets:
ArcelorMittal (‘the Company’) announces that, as part of the ongoing European Commission (‘EC’) review into its acquisition of Ilva, it submitted a proposed divestment package to the EC to address concerns the EC has raised during its review.
- ArcelorMittal Piombino, the Company’s only galvanised steel plant in Italy
- ArcelorMittal Galati, Romania
- ArcelorMittal Skopje, Macedonia
- ArcelorMittal Ostrava, Czech Republic
- ArcelorMittal Dudelange, Luxembourg
- Hot dipped galvanising lines 4 and 5 in Flemalle; hot-rolled pickling, cold rolling and tin packaging lines in Tilleur, all of which are in Liège, Belgium.
The proposal to sell these assets remains subject to final review and approval by the EC as well as the conclusion of the information and consultation processes with local and European works councils. Any sales would be conditional upon completion of ArcelorMittal’s acquisition of Ilva. The EC is expected to reach a final decision on the case by 23 May 2018.
This communication does not constitute an offer to purchase or exchange or the solicitation of an offer to buy or to exchange any securities of ArcelorMittal. Nothing contained herein is, or shall be relied on as, a promise or representation as to the future performance of ArcelorMittal.
This communication contains forward-looking information and statements about ArcelorMittal and its business after completion of the proposed transaction that have not been audited or independently verified. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. These statements include financial projections and estimates and their underlying assumptions, statements regarding plans, objectives and expectations with respect to future operations. Although the management of ArcelorMittal believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, investors and holders of ArcelorMittal shares are cautioned that forward-looking information and statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of ArcelorMittal, that could cause actual results and developments to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. The combined group may not realize the full benefits of the transaction.
ArcelorMittal is the world's leading steel and mining company, with a presence in 60 countries and primary steelmaking facilities in 18 countries. In 2019, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $70.6 billion and crude steel production of 89.8 million metric tonnes, while iron ore production reached 57.1 million metric tonnes. Our goal is to help build a better world with smarter steels. 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: http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/http://corporate.arcelormittal.com/