Klöckner & Co SE

EANS-News: Klöckner & Co SE
Owner of Knauf Interfer SE acquires stake of 7.82%

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Duisburg (euro adhoc) - Duisburg/ Germany, February 19, 2013 - Klöckner & Co was
notified yesterday that Interfer Holding GmbH, a portfolio company of the Dr.
Albrecht Knauf family, acquired 7.8 million ordinary shares in Klöckner & Co SE.
That represents 7.82% of the total share capital. According to a statement
issued by Interfer, the stake in Klöckner & Co represents a strategic

Klöckner & Co sees itself strategically well positioned and has recovered from
the temporary economic weakness, supported by a comprehensive restructuring
program, also reflected in recent months' share price performance. 

About Klöckner & Co:
Klöckner & Co is the largest producer-independent distributor of steel and metal
products and one of the leading steel service center companies in the European
and American markets combined. The core business of 
Klöckner & Co is the warehousing and distribution of steel and non-ferrous
metals as well as the operation of steel service centers. Based on the Group's
distribution and service network, more than 170,000 customers are supplied
through around 260 locations in 19 countries. Currently 
Klöckner & Co employs around 11,000 employees. The Group had sales of around
EUR7.1 billion in fiscal 2011.

The shares of Klöckner & Co SE are admitted to trading on the regulated market
segment (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Frankfurter
Wertpapierbörse) with further post-admission obligations (Prime Standard).
Klöckner & Co shares are listed in the MDAX®-Index of Deutsche Börse.

ISIN: DE000KC01000; WKN: KC0100; Common Code: 025808576.

Further inquiry note:
Dr. Thilo Theilen - Press Spokesperson 
Head of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications 
Telephone:	+49 (0) 203-307-2050
Fax:	+49 (0) 203-307-5025
Email: thilo.theilen@kloeckner.com

Felix Schönauer
Telephone: +49 (0) 203 - 307-2285

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company:     Klöckner & Co SE
             Am Silberpalais 1
             D-47057 Duisburg
phone:       +49(0)203-307-0
FAX:         +49(0)203-307-5000
mail:     info@kloeckner.de
WWW:      http://www.kloeckner.de
sector:      Metal Goods & Engineering
ISIN:        DE000KC01000
indexes:     CDAX, Classic All Share, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart,
             regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English

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