Note to GDR Holders: Changes to Procedures

Mon, 05/22/2017

Note to all GDR Holders: Process for withdrawal of shares from the Depositary Programme


Amsterdam, 22 May 2017 – Vimetco N.V. (LSE: VICO), the global producer of primary and processed aluminium products, today announces that the Company has updated the share withdrawal procedures from the Depositary facility. If you are a holder of GDRs who intends to withdraw shares in the Company from the Depositary facility prior to the expected termination thereof, please refer to the procedures uploaded onto the Company's website at: As a result of discrepancies between the procedures required under Dutch law and those required by the Depositary, the Company has agreed with the Depositary changes to the steps required to withdraw shares from the Depositary facility to ensure a smooth transition both with respect to before and after delisting. On this basis, if you have already sent the completed Share Transfer Agreement to the Depositary and/or Houthoff in the Netherlands, the Company advises that you repeat this procedure based on the updated agreement now uploaded onto the Vimetco website.


For further information please contact: 

Ana Maria Imbrea

Investor Relations Officer

Vimetco N.V.

Phone  +40 0374 570 717

Mobile: +40 752 105 339



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 more than one million tonnes of electrolytic aluminium, 655,000 tonnes of hot rolled products, 530,000 tonnes of cold rolled products, 1.4 million tonnes of casting, 60,000 tonnes of secondary aluminium, 25,000 tonnes of extruded products, 600,000 tonnes of alumina, 1.7 million tonnes of bauxite, 2.1 million tonnes of coal, 900 Mega Watts of electricity, and 298,000 tonnes of baked anodes per annum. Vimetco's global depositary receipts are listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: VICO).