17 July 2012 NLMK Group

NLMK receives IR Magazine Russia and CIS awards

NLMK, the leading global steelmaking company, won second place in the “Grand prix for best overall investor relations” category among large cap companies at the 6th annual IR Magazine Russia and CIS Awards 2012. In addition, Sergey Takhiev, Head of IR at NLMK, won third place in the “Best investor relations officer” category among large cap companies. The winners were announced following a survey of 359 analysts and fund managers from Russia, the UK and US prepared by Thompson Reuters Extel Survey.

About NLMK:

NLMK is an international vertically-integrated steelmaking company with production facilities located in Russia, Europe and the US. The liquid steel capacity of its operating units exceeds 15mtpy. The Company generated $11.7 billion of revenues and a 19.5% EBITDA margin for the full year 2011. The Company’s shares and GDSs are traded on the MICEX-RTS and LSE, respectively.