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NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS

Lehdistötiedote   •   Joulu 11, 2011 16:00 EET

10:00 London, 12:00 Helsinki, 9 December 2011 - Ruukki Group Plc, Stock Exchange Release NOTIFICATION OF TRANSACTIONS OF DIRECTORS, PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITY OR CONNECTED PERSONS Ruukki Group Plc ("Ruukki" or the "Company") (LSE: RKKI, OMX: RUG1V) announces that following a notification received on 8 December 2011, Markku Kankaala, Non- executive Director, has sold 13,500 ordinary shares ("shares") in the Company at an average price of EUR 0.9248 per share between 2 December 2011 and 7 December 2011. The trades were made on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Exchange. Accordingly Markku Kankaala now holds voting rights attached to 7,467,100 shares, representing 3.07% of the issued share capital of the Company excluding treasury shares. RUUKKI GROUP PLC Thomas Hoyer CEO For additional information, please contact: Ruukki Group Plc Thomas Hoyer, CEO,             +358 (0)10 440 7000      ,thomas.hoyer@ruukkigroup.com Markus Kivimäki, General Manager: Corporate Affairs, +358 (0)50 3495 687,markus.kivimaki@ruukkigroup.com Investec Bank Plc Stephen Cooper,             +44 (0)20 7597 5104      ,stephen.cooper@investec.co.uk RBC Capital Markets Martin Eales,             +44 (0)20 7653 4000      ,martin.eales@rbccm.com Peter Barrett-Lennard,             +44 (0)20 7653 4000      ,peter.barrett-lennard@rbccm.com Ruukki Group is a chrome mining and minerals producer focused on delivering sustainable growth with a speciality alloys business in southern Europe and a ferro alloys business in southern Africa. The Company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (RUG1V) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (RKKI). www.ruukkigroup.com Distribution: NASDAQ OMX Helsinki London Stock Exchange main media www.ruukkigroup.com [HUG#1570276]