Aperam : Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its annual general meeting of shareholders

  Aperam : Aperam announces the publication of the convening notice for its
                    annual general meeting of shareholders

Luxembourg, 8 April 2013 - Aperam announces the publication of theconvening
notice for its annual general meeting of shareholders to beheld on Wednesday
8 May 2013 at 3pm at Hotel Le Royal at 12, BoulevardRoyal, L-2449 Luxembourg,
Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg.

Shareholders entitled tovote are those who are shareholders of Aperam onthe
record date of24 April 2013 at midnight (12pm) Central EuropeanTime and 6pm
New York time.

The convening notice, Aperam's annual report 2012, the participationforms and
other shareholdingmaterials are available onwww.aperam.comunder"About" -
"Investors & shareholders" - "8 May 2013 - Annual GeneralMeeting of
Shareholders".

About Aperam

Aperam is a global player in stainless, electrical and specialty steel, with
operations in more than 40 countries.
The business is organized in three divisions: Stainless & Electrical Steel,
Services & Solutions and Alloys &Specialties. Aperam has 2.5 million tonnes
of flat stainless steel capacity in Brazil and Europe and is a leader inhigh
value added niches - alloys and specialties. Aperam has a highly integrated
distribution, processing andservices network and a unique capability to
produce stainless and specialty from low cost biomass (charcoal).
Its industrial network is concentrated in six main plants located in Brazil,
Belgium and France. Aperam has about9,800 employees. Aperam commits to
operate in a responsible way with respect to health, safety and the
wellbeingof its employees, contractors and the communities in which it
operates. It is also committed to the
sustainable management of the environment and of finite resources. In 2012,
Aperam had revenues of USD 5.3billion and shipments of 1.68 million tonnes.
For further information, please refer to our website atwww.aperam.com

Contacts:

Investor Relations - Laurent Beauloye: +352 27 36 27 36
Corporate Communications - Jean Lasar: +352 27 36 27 27

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