SSAB has supplemented the share exchange offer document and prospectus in respect of the share exchange offer to Rautaruukki’s shareholders

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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 July 16, 2014 approved the Finnish language
supplement to the share exchange offer document and prospectus, which relates to
the regulatory competition approval from the European Commission and SSAB’s
future Group Executive Committee and divisional structure.

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:

Andreas Koch, Head of Investor Relations, andreas.koch@ssab.com,
+46 8 45 45 729

Important notice

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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
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.

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