AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V.: Stabilisation Announcement
Amsterdam, 17 August 2007 — AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. (“AMG”, EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: AMG) hereby gives notice, in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No. 2273/2003 implementing the Market Abuse Directive 2003/6/EC, that Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Limited, as stabilising manager, has informed AMG that during the stabilisation period between 11 July 2007 and 10 August 2007 it did not undertake any stabilisation transactions in relation to the initial public offering of 15,024,465 ordinary shares in AMG (including shares offered pursuant to the over-allotment option).
AMG, incorporated in the Netherlands, is a leading global specialty materials company offering highly engineered metallurgical products and advanced vacuum furnace systems to a broad range of end markets. AMG utilises its proprietary know-how to supply sophisticated metals and materials through its production and sales activities in 12 countries on five continents. In addition, AMG designs, engineers and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems for growing industries globally. AMG’s metallurgical expertise has enabled it to capture leading market positions for many of its products and systems. Most of AMG’s products and systems are critical to the production of key components for the aerospace, energy (including solar and nuclear), electronics, optics, chemicals, construction and transportation industries. AMG is organised into two business units: Advanced Materials and Engineering Systems.
The Advanced Materials unit develops and produces niche specialty metals and complex metals products, many of which are used in demanding, safety-critical, high-stress environments. AMG is one of a limited number of significant producers globally of niche specialty metals, such as ferrovanadium, ferronickel-molybdenum, ferrotitanium, aluminium master alloys and additives, silicon metal (including solar grade), chromium metal and magnesium alloys, used by steel, aluminium, silicones and superalloy producers for aerospace, energy, electronics, optics, chemicals, construction and transportation applications.
The Engineering Systems unit designs, engineers and produces advanced vacuum furnace systems and operates vacuum heat treatment facilities. AMG sells vacuum furnace systems to customers in the aerospace, energy (including solar and nuclear), transportation, electronics, superalloys and specialty steel industries.
AMG operates globally with production facilities in Germany, the United Kingdom, France, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Australia and also has sales and customer service offices in Belgium, Russia, China and Japan (website: www.amg-nv.com).
For further information please contact:
AMG Advanced Metallurgical Group N.V. +1 610 975 4909
Deputy Chairman of the Management Board
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