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Newsroom Notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting of SSAB
June 8, 2007 08:00 CET

Notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting of SSAB

The shareholders of SSAB Svenskt Stål Aktiebolag (publ) are hereby given notice to attend the Extraordinary General Meeting to be held on Tuesday, July 10, 2007 Spårvagnshallarna 57 A in Stockholm.

Application
In order to be entitled to participate at the meeting, shareholders:
must be included in the printout of the share register as of July 4, 2007 and
must give notice of their intention to participate at the meeting not later than 12.00 noon on Wednesday, July 4, 2007.

Notice in respect of participation at the Extraordinary General Meeting may be given via the Company’s website, www.ssab.com or by telephone on +46 8-45 45 760.

The name, personal identification number (or company registration number), address and telephone number of the shareholder must be provided in the notice.

Nominee-registered shares
In order to be entitled to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting, shareholders whose shares are registered in the name of a nominee must be registered in their own name by July 4, 2007. The nominee should be contacted in ample time prior to Wednesday, 4 July.

Proxies
Powers of attorney in original and, with respect to a legal entity, a certificate of registration, should be submitted in ample time prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting to: SSAB Svenskt Stål AB, Extraordinary General Meeting, Box 26208, SE-100 40 Stockholm,
Sweden.

Admission cards
Admission cards entitling the holder to participate at the Extraordinary General Meeting will be distributed prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting. The shareholders will receive admission cards not later than, Monday 9 July. Any shareholder who has not received an admission card prior to the Extraordinary General Meeting will be able to obtain an admission card at the information desk upon presentation of identification.

Agenda
1. Election of a Chairman of the meeting
2. Preparation and approval of the voting register
3. Approval of the agenda proposed by the Board of Directors
4. Election of one or two persons to attest the minutes of the meeting
5. Determination of whether the meeting has been duly convened
6. Resolution regarding alteration of the articles of association
7. Resolution regarding authorisation for the Board of Directors to decide upon new issues of shares with pre-emption rights for existing shareholders
8. Closure of the meeting



The Board of Directors' proposal:

6. Resolution regarding alteration of the articles of association

The Board of Directors proposes that the general meeting resolve to alter section 5, first three sentences of the articles of association, to be worded as follows: "There shall be not less than 100,000,000 shares and not more than 400,000,000 shares. The shares may be issued in two classes, designated Class A and Class B. Not more than 400,000,000 Class A shares may be issued and not more than 125,000,000 Class B shares may be issued".

7. Resolution regarding authorisation for the Board of Directors to resolve on new issues with pre-emption rights for existing shareholders

The Board of Directors proposes that the general meeting resolve to authorise the Board of Directors, during the period until the next annual general meeting, to decide on one or more issues of new shares within the limits set forth in the articles of association. The company's shareholders shall thereupon have pre-emption rights to subscribe for the new shares, whereupon old shares of a particular class shall carry an entitlement to subscribe for new shares of the same class. Shares which are subscribed for shall be allotted in accordance with the articles of association. The size of the issue or issues shall, in total, amount to approximately SEK 10,000 million. The issue price and the subscription ratio shall be decided upon following consultation with the company's financial advisors in order to establish an appropriate issue price and subscription ratio.
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Majority requirements
In order to be valid, a resolution by the general meeting in accordance with item 6 above must be supported by shareholders with at least two thirds of both the votes cast and shares represented at the meeting. A valid resolution by the meeting in accordance with item 7 above shall be adopted by a simple majority.

Documents
The Board of Directors’ complete proposals regarding a resolution on alteration of the articles of association (item 6) and authorisation for the Board of Directors to decide upon the implementation of a rights issue (item 7) shall be available at the company's offices located on Birger Jarlsgatan 58, Stockholm and on the company's website, www.ssab.com commencing Tuesday, 26 June 2007 and will be sent to those shareholders who so request and state their postal address. Orders may be made by telephone on +46 8-45 45 760.


Stockholm, June 2007
SSAB Svenskt Stål AB (publ)
The Board of Directors

Registration will commence at 8.30 am. Coffee and sandwich will be served.
Public transportation: The nearest subway station is Rådmansgatan, green Line. City bus 2 stops just outside the main entrance.

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