SSAB has announced final result of SSAB's share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's shareholders

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Rautaruukki Corporation Stock exchange release July 29 2014 at 9.05am EEST

SSAB has announced final result of SSAB's share exchange offer to Rautaruukki's
shareholders

According to the final result of the share exchange offer by SSAB AB (publ)
("SSAB") to the shareholders of Rautaruukki Corporation ("Rautaruukki"), the
shares tendered in the share exchange offer represent approximately 95.1 percent
of all the shares and votes in Rautaruukki.

The offer period in the share exchange offer expired on July 22, 2014. On July
23, 2014, SSAB announced that it will complete the share exchange offer, subject
to the conditions to the completion of the share exchange offer remaining
fulfilled at the time of completion. As all the conditions to the completion of
the share exchange offer have been, and remain, fulfilled, SSAB will complete
the share exchange offer in accordance with its terms and conditions
preliminarily today, July 29, 2014. Based on the final results, the share issue
of SSAB comprises 63,417,438 shares of class A and 161,893,297 of class B
shares, issued as consideration in the share exchange offer to the shareholders
in Rautaruukki. Through the share issue, the number of class A shares increases
to 304,183,270 and the number of class B shares increases to 245,062,240. The
share capital increases to SEK 4,833,360,488 through the share issuance.

The new shares in SSAB to be issued pursuant to the share exchange offer will be
delivered to the book-entry accounts of the shareholders of Rautaruukki who have
validly accepted the share exchange offer and who have not withdrawn their
acceptance on or about July 31, 2014. NASDAQ OMX Helsinki has on 28 July, 2014
approved SSAB's application regarding secondary listing of SSAB's shares on the
official list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Trading in the new shares in SSAB is
expected to commence on the official list of NASDAQ OMX Helsinki preliminarily
on August 1, 2014.

SSAB's intention is to acquire all of the shares in Rautaruukki. Immediately
after SSAB acquires more than nine-tenths (9/10) of all of the shares in
Rautaruukki and votes conferred by the shares, SSAB will present to Rautaruukki
shareholders a redemption demand in accordance with the Finnish Companies Act.
Accordingly, those shares that have not been tendered in the share exchange
offer will be redeemed in the manner prescribed in the Finnish Companies Act.

This information is published by SSAB pursuant to the requirements of the
Finnish Securities Market Act and the Swedish Securities Market Act. Submitted
for publication at 8.00 am CET, July 29, 2014.

For further information, please contact:
Andreas Koch, Head of Investor Relations, andreas.koch@ssab.com,
+46 8 45 45 729

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

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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
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 of
America, 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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