DGAP-PVR: SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG: Release according to Article 26, Section 1 of the WpHG [the German Securities Trading Act] with the objective of Europe-wide distribution

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SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG 

08.01.2013 19:29

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Mellinckrodt 1, Luxemburg-Strassen (Luxembourg), announced according to §
27a WpHG that their voting rights in SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG,
Unterneukirchen (Germany), ISIN DE000SKWM021, exceeded the threshold of 10%
on December 28, 2012 and at that date amounted to 10.01% (654,915 voting
In this context, Mellinckrodt 1, Luxemburg-Strassen (Luxembourg), made the
following statements, as required by § 27a section 1 WpHG:
1. The investment is not intended to implements strategic goals, but rather
to obtain trade gains as defined by the Act. Mellinckrodt 1 does not pursue
short-term trade strategies, but rather acts as a long-term investor.
2. An increase of the shareholding is possible, if in the judgment of
Mellinckrodt 1 such increase contributes to obtaining additional trade
gains as defined by the Act.
3. Mellinckrodt 1 does not intend to influence the staffing of any
administrative, management, or supervisory boards of SKW Stahl-Metallurgie
Holding AG in any other way than in the framework of regular shareholder
rights - e. g., by voting at shareholder meetings.
4. Mellinckrodt 1 does not long for any significant changes in the capital
structure of SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG, in particular not for any
changes related to the ratio of debt to equity nor the dividend policy.
5. The acquisition of voting rights was carried out with own funds of
Mellinckrodt 1 SICAV. There was no debt incurred especially to finance the
acquisition of those voting rights.

(Courtesy Translation)

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Language:     English
Company:      SKW Stahl-Metallurgie Holding AG
              Rathausplatz 11
              84579 Unterneukirchen
Internet:     www.skw-steel.com
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