Smart-Holding has been successfully operating in the metals and mining sector for fifteen years. Its largest investment in the metals and mining sector is its share in Metinvest Group managed by Smart-Holding in partnership with SCM Group.

Metinvest Group is a vertically integrated group of mining and steel companies. It comprises mining and steel production facilities located in Ukraine, Europe and the United States, as well as a sales network covering all key international markets. Metinvest is a big player in the global market and its products are supplied to 75 countries around the world.

The parent company of Metinvest Group is Metinvest B.V. The enterprises of Metinvest employ more than 100,000 people globally.

The Company's strategy is to become the leading integrated steel producer in Europe, delivering sustainable growth and profitability resilient to business cycles and providing investors with returns at above the average industry benchmarks.

In the temporarily occupied territories, control over company assets is lost. Production activity has been stopped.

Trading update for the first nine months of 2018

Metinvest B.V., the parent company of a vertically integrated group of steel and mining companies, published a trading update for the first nine months ended 30 September 2018.