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Nyrstar (0JNH)


Thursday 15 October, 2009


Nyrstar: Shareholder Notification

Balen, Belgium (15 October 2009) - Nyrstar NV announces that it
received notification of significant shareholdings on 14 October
2009, in accordance with Belgian Law of 2 May 2007 on the disclosure
of significant shareholdings in listed companies.

UBS AG [1] has informed Nyrstar that as a result of the disposal of
shares their participation in Nyrstar fell below the lowest threshold
of 3% on 8 October 2009.

UBS AG [1] has acquired additional convertible bonds issued by
Nyrstar NV providing a total of 1,253,231 voting rights that may be
acquired if the convertible bonds are converted into shares.

[1] directly or indirectly through UBS (Luxembourg) S.A. and UBS Fund
Holding (Switzerland) AG (indirectly through UBS Fund Management
(Switzerland ) AG and/or indirectly through UBS Fund Services
(Luxembourg) S.A.).

Further details regarding the above notification are available on the
Nyrstar website:

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About Nyrstar
The partner of choice in essential resources for the development of a
changing world.  Nyrstar is a leading global multi-metals'  business,
producing significant quantities of  zinc and lead  as well as  other
products (including silver, gold and  copper).  Nyrstar is listed  on
NYSE Euronext Brussels under the symbol NYR. For further  information
visit the Nyrstar website,


Michael Morley
Director, Legal and
External Affairs
T: +44 20 7408 8120
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Chris James
Group Manager,
Investor Relations
T: +44 20 7408 8161
M: +44 7912 269 497
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Geert Lambrechts
Corporate Communications
T: +32 14 449 646
M: +32 473 637 892
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