ArcelorMittal completes its sale of a 15% interest in ArcelorMittal Mines Canada for $1.1bn to a Consortium led by POSCO and China Steel Corporation LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg, May 30, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - ArcelorMittal announces today the completion of the previously announced investment by a consortium led by POSCO and China Steel Corporation to acquire a 15% joint venture interest in ArcelorMittal's Labrador Trough iron ore mining and infrastructure assets in Quebec, Canada for US$1.1 billion. The consortium completed its investment by acquiring a 3.95% interest in the joint venture for total consideration of US$290 million in cash, increasing its interest in the joint venture to 15%, with ArcelorMittal's wholly owned subsidiary ArcelorMittal Mines Canada retaining an 85% interest in the joint venture. About ArcelorMittal ArcelorMittal is the world's leading integrated steel and mining company, with a presence in more than 60 countries. ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in over 20 countries spanning four continents, the Company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature. Through its core values of sustainability, quality and leadership, ArcelorMittal commits to operating in a responsible way with respect to the health, safety and well-being of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment. It takes a leading role in the industry's efforts to develop breakthrough steelmaking technologies and is actively researching and developing steel-based technologies and solutions that contribute to combat climate change. In 2012, ArcelorMittal had revenues of $84.2 billion and crude steel production of 88.2 million tonnes, representing approximately 6 percent of world steel output. 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: www.arcelormittal.com Contact information ArcelorMittal Investor Relations Europe + 352 4792 3198 Americas +1 312 899 3985 Retail + 44203214 2417 SRI + 44 203 214 2854 Bonds/Credit + 33 171 92 10 26 Contact information ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications E-mail:email@example.com Phone: +352 4792 5000 ArcelorMittal Corporate Communications Tobin Postma (Head of media relations) + 44 20 3214 2412 Laura Nutt +44 20 7543 1125 United Kingdom Maitland Consultancy: Martin Leeburn + 44 20 7379 5151 France Image 7 Sylvie Dumaine / Anne-Charlotte Creach + 33 1 5370 7470 SOURCE: ARCELORMITTAL MINES CANADA To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2013/30/c3680.html CO: ARCELORMITTAL MINES CANADA ST: Quebec NI: MNG MNA -0- May/30/2013 18:58 GMT
ArcelorMittal completes its sale of a 15% interest in ArcelorMittal Mines Canada for $1.1bn to a Consortium led by POSCO and
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