Nyrstar: Results of the Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting held on 27 October 2016 - Second Extraordinary General Shareholders' Meeting to be held on 17 November 2016

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27 October 2016 at 3 p.m. CEST

Nyrstar NV (the " Company ") held an extraordinary general shareholders' meeting (" EGM ") in Brussels today.

The attendance quorum for items 1 and 2 on the agenda of the EGM was not met, and therefore a second extraordinary general shareholders' meeting will be held for these outstanding items on Thursday, 17 November 2016, in Brussels.

There was no attendance quorum required for the deliberation and voting on item 3 on the agenda of the EGM, which referred to the approval of the change of control provisions of the terms and conditions of the senior guaranteed unsecured convertible bonds due 2022 issued by the Company on 11 July 2016 for an aggregate principal amount of EUR 115 million (the " Bonds "). This item was approved. The Bonds have been placed with institutional and qualified investors in Belgium and elsewhere, but outside of the United States, following an accelerated book-building procedure.

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About Nyrstar
Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business, with a market leading position in zinc and lead, and growing positions in other base and precious metals, which are essential resources that are fuelling the rapid urbanisation and industrialisation of our changing world. Nyrstar has mining, smelting and other operations located in Europe, the Americas and Australia and employs approximately 5,000 people. Nyrstar is incorporated in Belgium and has its corporate office in Switzerland. Nyrstar is listed on Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further information please visit the Nyrstar website: www.nyrstar.com .

For further information contact:
Anthony Simms      Group Manager Investor Relations     T: +41 44 745 8157      M: +41 79 722 2152
E: anthony.simms@nyrstar.com
Franziska Morroni       Group Manager Corporate Communications      T: +41 44 745 8295      M: +41 79 719 2342
E: franziska.morroni@nyrstar.com

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