Ludowici shareholders approve FLSmidth offer

Company Announcement to the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority No. 27-2012, 31 May 2012 FLSmidth is pleased to announce that the shareholders of Ludowici have today approved the proposed Scheme of Arrangement whereby FLSmidth will acquire all the shares in Ludowici. FLSmidth and Ludowici have also now received all of the regulatory approvals (including Australian approvals from the ACCC and FIRB) required for the Scheme of Arrangement. Ludowici will, in accordance with Australian law, apply for court approval at the second court hearing where the Scheme of Arrangement shall be finally approved. The hearing is expected to be held on 8 June 2012. Closing of the transaction, which remains subject to a number of customary conditions, is expected to occur in July.                               ------------------------------------- For further information about FLSmidth, please visit Yours faithfully Pernille Friis Andersen Corporate Communications & Investor Relations Link to PDF version: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: FLSmidth via Thomson Reuters ONE [HUG#1616157]