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Voestalpine AG - Investigations of the German Federal Cartel Office

Published: September 12, 2017; 18:52 · (FriedlNews)

Voestalpine AG hereby informs that in the course of the current investigations of the German federal cartel office against steel producers, an inspection in the office of voestalpine in Linz is conducted today (12th September 2017) for the German federal cartel office. The reason for the inspection is the suspicion of anti-competitive practices in the market for heavy plates. Austrian authorities are cooperating in accordance within the European legal framework.

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Antitrust Issues

12.09.2017

Linz - voestalpine AG hereby informs that in the course of the current
investigations of the German federal cartel office against steel producers, an
inspection in the office of voestalpine in Linz is conducted today (12th
September 2017) for the German federal cartel office. The reason for the
inspection is the suspicion of anti-competitive practices in the market for
heavy plates. Austrian authorities are cooperating in accordance within the
European legal framework.

voestalpine AG takes these allegations seriously and is supporting the
authorities in their work. Further information can currently not be provided.

Further inquiry note:
DI Peter Fleischer
Head of Investor Relations
Phone.: +43/50304/15-9949
Fax: +43/50304/55-5581
mailto:peter.fleischer@voestalpine.com
http://www.voestalpine.com

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issuer: voestalpine AG voestalpine-Straße 1 A-4020 Linz
phone: +43 50304/15-9949
FAX: +43 50304/55-5581
mail: IR@voestalpine.com
WWW: www.voestalpine.com
ISIN: AT0000937503
indexes: WBI, ATX
stockmarkets: Wien
language: English

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