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2014-04-09

Rautaruukki Oyj: SSAB's AGM has passed resolutions necessary to enable the implementation of the share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's shareholders

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or
in part, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America, 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 9 April 2014 16.30 EEST

SSAB's AGM has passed resolutions necessary to enable the implementation of
the share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's shareholders

SSAB AB (publ.) has today published a stock exchange release about the
resolutions passed by the company's annual general meeting to enable
implementation of the share exchange offer to Rautaruukki Corporation's
shareholders announced on 22 January 2014.

For further information, please contact:

Olli Huuskonen, SVP, General Counsel, tel. +358 20 592 9300

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:
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki
Main media
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 a share
exchange offer document and prospectus in respect of the share exchange
offer. 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 and prospectus in respect of the share
exchange offer 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", "estimates", "forecast" 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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