Nyrstar: Disclosure of outstanding voting securities

Regulated information 

9 June 2016

Nyrstar NV ("Nyrstar" or the "Company") announced today in accordance with Article 15 of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of significant shareholdings in issuers whose securities are admitted to trading on a regulated market and containing various provisions (the "Belgian Act") that the 1-for-10 reverse stock split that was approved by the Company's extraordinary general shareholders' meeting on 19 May 2016 became effective on 9 June 2016.  Pursuant to the reverse stock split, all outstanding shares of the Company were consolidated into a new and reduced number of shares at the ratio of one (1) new share for ten (10) existing shares.  In view hereof, the status of Nyrstar's share capital and outstanding voting securities as at 9 June 2016 can be summarised as follows:

  • Total outstanding share capital: € 97,192,929.19
  • Total outstanding voting securities: 93,563,960
  • Total outstanding voting rights (denominator): 93,563,960
  • Total outstanding convertible bonds: 4.25% senior unsecured convertible bonds due 2018 for an aggregate principal amount of € 120 million (the "2018 Convertible Bonds")
  • Shares that can still be issued: up to 5,547,850 new shares (each entailing one voting right) can be issued upon the conversion of all of the outstanding 2018 Convertible Bonds at their current conversion price of € 21.63 per share. The conversion price is subject to adjustments.

Pursuant to the Belgian Act and the articles of association of the Company, a notification to the Company and to the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) is required by all natural and legal persons in each case where the percentage of voting rights attached to the securities held by such persons in the Company reaches, exceeds or falls below the threshold of 3%, 5%, 7.5%, 10%, 15%, 20% and further multiples of 5%, of the total number of voting rights in the Company.

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About Nyrstar
Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals, which are essential resources that are fuelling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world. Nyrstar has mining, smelting, and other operations located in Europe, the Americas, and Australia and employs approximately 5,000 people. Nyrstar is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further information please visit the Nyrstar website: www.nyrstar.com

For further information contact:
Anthony Simms   Group Manager Investor Relations   T: +41 44 745 8157   M: +41 79 722 2152
Greg Morsbach   Group Manager Corporate Communications   T: +41 44 745 8295   M: +41 79 719 2342

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Press Release (English)
Press Release (Dutch)

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Source: Nyrstar via GlobeNewswire