Nyrstar : Publication of a transparency notification

Regulated Information

(Article 14, first paragraph, of the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure of major shareholdings)

27 June 2017 at 19.00 CET

Summary of the transparency notification

Nyrstar NV (the "Company") announces today that on 26 June 2017 it has received a transparency notification from BlackRock, Inc.

BlackRock, Inc. has informed Nyrstar that as a result of the disposal of shares their participation in Nyrstar fell below the lowest threshold of 3% on 23 June 2017.

Further details regarding shareholder notifications are available on Nyrstar's website: http://www.nyrstar.com/investors/en/shareholderinformation/Pages/shareholderstructure.aspx .


This press release can be consulted on the website of Nyrstar via http://www.nyrstar.com/investors/en/news/Pages/news.aspx .

Contact person for questions on the transparency press release, the notification and the shareholder structure of the Company: Company Secretary, company.secretary@nyrstar.com .

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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 4,300 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

The full press release can be downloaded from the following link:

Press Release (English)
Press Release (Dutch)

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Source: Nyrstar via GlobeNewswire