Statement re press speculation
May 31, 2006 — Evraz Group S.A. (LSE: EVR) notes the recent press speculation and announces that its Board of Directors has today been informed about negotiations regarding a potential purchase by Millhouse Capital of a substantial interest in Evraz from an entity owned by its principal beneficial shareholders.
The Company has been informed that no binding agreement has been reached to date as to the terms of the transaction.
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