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Ad hoc statement

2015-11-26 | 

voestalpine is aware of the proceedings of the German Federal Cartel Office that became known today due to searches at competitors of voestalpine.

voestalpine is aware of the proceedings of the German Federal Cartel Office that became known today due to searches at competitors of voestalpine. The proceedings also relate to companies of the Special Steel Division of the voestalpine Group. voestalpine takes these proceedings very seriously, cooperates with the authority and currently does not expect that significant fines will be imposed against voestalpine in these proceedings. Due to the ongoing proceedings no further information can currently be made.

The voestalpine Group

The voestalpine Group is a steel-based technology and capital goods group that operates worldwide. With around 500 Group companies and locations in more than 50 countries and on all five continents, the Group has been listed on the Vienna Stock Exchange since 1995. With its top-quality products, the Group is one of the leading partners to the automotive and consumer goods industries in Europe and to the oil and gas industries worldwide. The voestalpine Group is also the world market leader in turnout technology, special rails, tool steel, and special sections. In the business year 2014/15, the voestalpine Group reported revenue of EUR 11.2 billion and an operating result (EBITDA) of EUR 1.5 billion; it had around 47,500 employees worldwide.