Nyrstar: Shareholder Notification

Regulated information

25 April 2016

Nyrstar NV announced today that on 22 April 2016, it received a shareholder notification from Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, in accordance with the Belgian Act of 2 May 2007 on disclosure of major shareholdings in issuers shares of which are admitted to trading on a regulated market and laying down miscellaneous provisions.

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has informed Nyrstar that as a result of the disposal of shares their participation in Nyrstar fell below the lowest threshold of 3% on 15 April 2016.

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

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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:

Anthony Simms Group Manager Investor Relations          T: +41 44 745 8157        M: +41 79 722 2152       E: anthony.simms@nyrstar.com
Greg Morsbach Group Manager Corporate Communications        T: +41 44 745 8295        M: +41 79 719 2342       E: greg.morsbach@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