Outokumpu Oyj (OUT1V.HE)
Jan 31 Outokumpu expects rising raw material costs, a weaker U.S. dollar and lower ferrochrome prices to hit its first quarter profit, the Finnish stainless steel maker said on Wednesday, wiping out this year's gain in its share price.
FRANKFURT, Dec 13 Buyout group Lindsay Goldberg Vogel has put stainless steel group VDM Metals up for sale after receiving expressions of interest from several companies, a person close to the matter said.
Finnish stainless steel maker Outokumpu reported a plunge in third quarter adjusted core profit of more than 50 percent on Thursday hit by a fall in ferrochrome production.
* Managing director Antti Makinen tells a news conference that Solidium aims to lower its ownership in steel maker Outokumpu over time, but added that it has no timetable