Nyrstar Special General Shareholders' Meeting to be held on 2 June 2016

Regulated Information

3 May 2016

Nyrstar NV (the " Company ") today invited the holders of securities issued by the Company to attend a Special General Shareholders' Meeting (" SGM ") of the Company to approve the change of control provisions of new financing agreements in accordance with the Belgian Companies Code.

The SGM will be held on Thursday 2 June 2016 at 11:30 a.m., in Brussels.

Shareholders who wish to participate and vote are advised to register to attend in person or register a vote by mail or by proxy by Friday, 27 May 2016, at the latest. Shareholders are reminded to contact their financial intermediary before that date in order to obtain the necessary certificates to register for the meeting. Please be aware that brokers or custodians are likely to have set earlier deadlines to process instructions.

Further information regarding the agenda of the SGM, including the notice convening the meeting and an explanatory note on behalf of the Board of Directors in connection with the items on the agenda of the meeting, is available on the Company's website ( http://www.nyrstar.com/investors/en/shareholderinformation/Pages/Shareholder-Meetings.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 (Dutch)
Press Release (English)

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Source: Nyrstar via GlobeNewswire