China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited Retains Cambelle-Inland to Assist with Global Growth Strategy

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited Retains Cambelle-Inland to Assist
                         with Global Growth Strategy

PR Newswire

ZHENGZHOU, China, May 13, 2013

ZHENGZHOU, China, May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --China Gerui Advanced Materials
Group Limited (NASDAQ: CHOP) ("China Gerui, or the "Company"), a leading
high-precision, cold-rolled steel producer in China, announced today it has
retained Cambelle-Inland, an investment firm led by Craig T. Bouchard, to
advise the Company on strategic planning and its expansion into global

Craig T. Bouchard has a track record of success in building companies in steel
and related industries. Until February 2013, Mr. Bouchard was the CEO, and
later the Chairman of Shale-Inland, a company he founded in 2010 and a leading
U.S. specialty master distributor of pipes, valves and fittings to the energy
industry. From July 2003 to August 2008, Mr. Bouchard was the president of
Esmark Inc., a company he co-founded that grew from $4 million to $3.5 billion
in revenue over four years. While at Esmark, Mr. Bouchard's team acquired nine
steel companies and completed the first and only hostile reverse tender merger
in Wall Street history, which eventually became public on the NASDAQ. Esmark
was one of the highest appreciating stocks on either the NASDAQ or the NYSE
for the full year 2008.

"We plan to globalize our business through accretive acquisitions while
continuing to focus on organic growth opportunities that will deliver
additional value to our shareholders," commented Mr. Mingwang Lu, Chairman and
Chief Executive Officer of China Gerui. "During the next few years, we will
create a blend of revenues across a broader customer base, both domestically
in China and internationally. We have long communicated to the marketplace
that acquisitions and potential joint ventures that will capture market share
in materials processing and broaden our end-user applications were a part of
our long-term growth strategy and we feel now is the appropriate time to
expand our footprint internationally and welcome the support of
Cambelle-Inland and the expertise of Mr. Bouchard in this next phase of our

"We are excited about participating in the globalization of China Gerui,"
added Craig T. Bouchard, CEO and Chairman of Cambelle-Inland. "We have been
following and investing in the company for the past two years, and are strong
supporters of its entrepreneurial leader, Mingwang Lu. The Company's
operating margins in recent years have been among the best in the industry,
and even in today's turbulent China marketplace, China Gerui's business
remains profitable and strong. We look forward to working with Mr. Lu and his
team to lead China Gerui into its next stage of development."

About China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited

China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited is a leading niche and high
value-added steel processing company in China. The Company produces high-end,
high-precision, ultra-thin, high-strength, cold-rolled steel products that are
characterized by stringent performance and specification requirements that
mandate a high degree of manufacturing and engineering expertise. China
Gerui's products are not standardized commodity products. Instead, they are
tailored to customers' requirements and subsequently incorporated into
products manufactured for various applications. The Company primarily sells
its products to domestic Chinese customers with an emerging presence with
international customers in a diverse range of industries, including the food
and industrial packaging, construction and household decorations materials,
electrical appliances, and telecommunications wires and cables. For more
information, please visit

About Cambelle-Inland

Cambelle-Inland is a company founded in 2013 to house the China initiatives of
Craig T. Bouchard and his partners. Mr. Bouchard and his affiliates are
shareholders in China Gerui Advanced Materials Group Limited.

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Company Contact:         Investor Relations Contacts:

Email:                   Vivian                          Kevin Theiss Chen
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                         Phone: 646-284-9427             Phone: 646-284-9409
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