17 February 2012 – EVRAZ plc (LSE: EVR) (the “Company”) announces that it has issued 869,469 new ordinary shares (the “New Shares”) to Mastercroft Finance Limited, a trustee of the EVRAZ plc Employee Share Trust, in consideration for 96,607 and two-thirds registered ordinary shares in Evraz Group S.A, which is now wholly-owned by the Company.
Application has been made for the New Shares to be admitted to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange (“LSE”). It is expected that admission to the Official List of the UK Listing Authority will become effective and unconditional dealings in the New Shares will commence on the LSE at 8 a.m. (London time) on Monday 20 February.
For further information:
Director, Investor Relations
London: +44 207 832 8990 Moscow: +7 495 232 1370
VP, Corporate Communications
London: +44 207 832 8998 Moscow: +7 495 937 6871