OREANDA-NEWS. December 8, 2011. EVRAZ plc (LSE: EVR) (“EVRAZ” or the “Company”) is delighted to announce its inclusion in the FTSE 100 Index of the UK’s leading public companies. In so doing it becomes the only steel and mining company in the UK FTSE All-Share Index. The Company will begin trading as part of the FTSE 100 Index on 19th December. EVRAZ plc was admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange on 7th November 2011.

Alexander Abramov, Chairman of EVRAZ, said, “We are delighted to be included in the FTSE 100 Index, which, coupled with our recent admission to the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, are marks of recognition by the capital markets of the strength and diversity of our assets, the quality of our management and the prospects of the business. FTSE 100 Index inclusion is particularly meaningful for us and represents another important step in the development of the Group continuing our ongoing commitment to high standards of corporate governance and to delivering outstanding returns for our shareholders.”