Potential sale of the chinese division of Vimetco NV

Mon, 10/17/2016

Amsterdam, 17 October 2016 – The Board of Directors of Vimetco N.V. (“Vimetco” or the “Company”) (LSE: VICO) announces that the Company is in discussion with a potential buyer about the possible sale of its entire stake in the entities that hold the Company's main aluminium producing operations in China.  The discussion is at an early stage.

There can be no certainty that this discussion will result in a transaction, nor as to the terms of any such transaction. A further announcement will be made in due course.

This announcement contains inside information.                                                                

For further information please contact: 

Ana-Maria Imbrea

Investor Relations Officer

Vimetco N.V.

Phone +40 750 067 717

Email: amimbrea@vimetco.ro




About Vimetco

Vimetco N.V. is a global, vertically integrated producer of primary and processed aluminium products with production assets in China, Romania and Sierra Leone, and a holding company in The Netherlands. Vimetco N.V. controls annual production capacities of up to one million tonnes of electrolytic aluminium, 340,000 tonnes of processed aluminium products, 600,000 tonnes of alumina, 1.7 million tonnes of bauxite, 2.25 million tonnes of coal, 3 x 300 MW of electricity and 318,000 tonnes of baked anodes per year. Vimetco’s global depositary receipts are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: VICO).


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