SOURCE: Orascom Construction Inds, S.A.E.

August 29, 2013 03:48 ET

OCI N.V. Plans for a Registered Exchange Offer

CAIRO, EGYPT--(Marketwired - Aug 29, 2013) - OCI N.V. (LSE: ORSD)


                    Amsterdam, the Netherlands / 29 August, 2013 8:00 AM

OCI N.V. Announces Plans for a Registered Exchange Offer

OCI N.V. today announced that it intends to file a registration
statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, to register
an exchange offer (the "Exchange Offer") of American Depositary Shares
("ADSs") representing ordinary shares of OCI N.V. to be offered in
exchange for ADSs representing ordinary shares of Orascom Construction
Industries, S.A.E. ("OCI S.A.E."). Pursuant to the Exchange Offer,
holders of OCI S.A.E. ADSs will be able to exchange all, some or none
of their ADSs in OCI S.A.E. for ADSs of OCI N.V. The terms of the
Exchange Offer have not yet been determined. Additional information
will be included in the registration statement once publicly filed.

OCI N.V. established its level I sponsored ADS program on 15 May,
2013. OCI N.V.'s ADSs trade over-the-counter under the symbol OCINY.

DISCLOSURES UNDER RULE 135

A registration statement relating to the ADSs of OCI N.V. to be issued
in the Exchange Offer is expected to be filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, but has not been filed or become effective. This
announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, any securities. This announcement is being issued
pursuant to, and in accordance with, Rule 135 under the Securities Act
of 1933, as amended.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE "SAFE HARBOR" PROVISIONS
OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995

This news release contains certain forward-looking statements within
the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended,
which are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby.
Words and phrases such as "is anticipated,""is estimated,""is
expected,""is planned,""is scheduled,""is
targeted,""believes,""intends,""objectives,""projects,""strategies" and
similar
expressions are used to identify such forward-looking statements.
However, the absence of these words does not mean that a statement is
not forward-looking. Forward-looking statements relating to the
expected filing of the registration statement with respect to the
Exchange Offer, the expected timing of the Exchange Offer and the
purpose of the Exchange Offer are based on management's expectations,
estimates and projections on the date this news release was prepared.
These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve
certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to
predict, including the risks related to prevailing conditions in the
U.S capital markets and the risk that the Exchange Offer may not occur.
Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what
is expressed in such forward-looking statements. OCI is under no
obligation (and expressly disclaims any such obligation) to update or
alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise.


For additional information contact:

OCI Investor Relations Department:

Omar Darwazah
Email:  odarwazah@orascomci.co.uk 

Erika Wakid
Email:  ewakid@orascomci.co.uk 

Niels Molewijk
Email:  nmolewijk@orascomci.co.uk 

Hassan Badrawi
Director

Tel: +31 6 53 36 65 22


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