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2014-04-28

Rautaruukki Oyj: SSAB has announced that it has supplemented the share exchange offer document and prospectus in respect of the share exchange offer to Rautaru

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or
in part, directly or indirectly, in the United States, Australia, Canada,
Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or any other country where such
publication or distribution would violate applicable laws or rules or would
require additional documents to be completed or registered or require any
measure to be undertaken, in addition to the requirements under Finnish and
Swedish law. For further information, please see "Important notice" in this
stock exchange release.

Rautaruukki Corporation Stock exchange release 28 April 2014 5.10pm EEST

SSAB has announced that
it has supplemented the share exchange offer document and prospectus in
respect of the share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's shareholders

SSAB AB (publ) ("SSAB") has supplemented the share exchange offer document and
prospectus dated April 10, 2014 in respect of the share exchange offer to the
shareholders of Rautaruukki Corporation ("Rautaruukki"). The Finnish
Financial Supervisory Authority has on April 28, 2014 approved the Finnish
language supplement to the share exchange offer document and prospectus,
which relates to the publication by Rautaruukki of its interim report for the
first quarter of 2014 on April 24, 2014 and the publication by SSAB of its
interim report for the first quarter of 2014 on April 25, 2014.

The Finnish language supplement to the share exchange offer document and
prospectus will be available on the internet at www.ssab.com and
www.ruukki.fi as well as at the reception of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd at
Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki, Finland, at the head office of SSAB at
Klarabergsviadukten 70, D6, Stockholm, Sweden, at the head office of
Rautaruukki at Suolakivenkatu 1, Helsinki, Finland and at the Finnish branch
offices of Danske Bank starting today. The English language supplement to the
share exchange offer document and prospectus will with certain restrictions
be available on the internet at www.ssab.com and www.ruukki.com starting
today.

For further information, please contact:

Mikko Hietanen, CFO, tel. +358 20 592 9030

Taina Kyllönen
SVP, Marketing and Communications

Ruukki specialises in steel and steel construction. We provide customers with
energy-efficient steel solutions for better living, working and moving. We
have around 8,600 employees and an extensive distribution and dealer network
across some 30 countries including the Nordic countries, Russia and elsewhere
in Europe and the emerging markets, such as India, China and South America.
Net sales in 2013 totalled €2.4 billion. The company's share is quoted on
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Rautaruukki Oyj: RTRKS).www.ruukki.com

DISTRIBUTION:
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www.ruukki.com

Important notice

This release may not be released or otherwise distributed, in whole or in
part, in or into the United States of America, Australia, Canada, Hong Kong,
Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or any other jurisdiction where prohibited
by applicable laws or rules. This release is not a share exchange offer
document or a prospectus and as such does not constitute an offer or
invitation to make a sales offer. Investors shall accept the share exchange
offer for the shares only on the basis of the information provided in the
Share Exchange Offer Document. Offers will not be made directly or indirectly
in any jurisdiction where either an offer or participation therein is
prohibited by applicable law or where any exchange offer document or
registration or other requirements would apply in addition to those
undertaken in Finland and Sweden.

The Share Exchange Offer Document as well as related acceptance forms will not
and may not be distributed, forwarded or transmitted into, in or from any
jurisdiction where prohibited by applicable law. In particular, the share
exchange offer is not being made, directly or indirectly, in or into,
Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa or, subject to
certain exceptions, the United States of America. The share exchange offer
cannot be accepted from within Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New
Zealand, South Africa or, subject to certain exceptions, the United States of
America.

The SSAB shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or under any of
the relevant securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United
States of America. The SSAB shares may not be offered or sold in the United
States, except pursuant to an exemption from the Securities Act or in a
transaction not subject to the registration requirements of the Securities
Act.

It should be noted that certain statements herein which are not historical
facts, and statements preceded by "expects" or similar expressions, may be
forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current decisions
and plans and currently known factors. They involve risks and uncertainties
which may cause the actual results to materially differ from the results
currently expected.

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This announcement is distributed by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients.
The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Rautaruukki Oyj via Globenewswire

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