REC Silicon ASA - extraordinary general meeting for election of new board members

Sandvika, November 4, 2013: The Board of REC Silicon ASA has today, upon request from UMOE AS representing 20.58 percent of the shares in REC Silicon ASA, resolved to call for an extraordinary general meeting to elect new members to the board of REC Silicon ASA. The extraordinary general meeting is expected to be held on or about November 29, 2013.

The Board shall, in accordance with the Norwegian Public Limited Companies Act section 5-7 call for an extraordinary general meeting upon request from a shareholder representing at least 5 percent of the share capital.

Notice with further details will be announced and distributed according to standard procedures.

For more information, please contact:
Mikkel Tørud
SVP Investor Relations & Business Development, REC Silicon ASA
Telephone: +47 976 99 144
Email: mikkel.torud@recsilicon.com

About REC Silicon ASA

REC Silicon is a leading producer of advanced silicon materials, delivering high-purity polysilicon and silane gas to the solar and electronics industries worldwide. We combine 25 years of experience and proprietary technology with the needs of our customers, and have an annual capacity of 20,000 MT of polysilicon from our two US-based manufacturing plants. Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: REC), the company is headquartered in Moses Lake, Washington and employs 800 people. Find out more at: www.recsilicon.com

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.