Sherritt International Corporation
TSX : S

Sherritt International Corporation

April 14, 2014 09:35 ET

Sherritt Issues Letter to Shareholders, Exposes the True George Armoyan

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) -

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Sherritt International Corporation ("Sherritt") (TSX:S) announced today that it has published and is in the process of mailing a letter to shareholders. The letter can be viewed and downloaded by going to http://www.sherritt.com/Proxy-Contest.

The letter contains important information regarding positive momentum at Sherritt and the Board's multiple attempts to reach a settlement. It also discusses how at no time did Sherritt commit to put Mr. Armoyan on its Board, and that a third party in question has confirmed to Sherritt, in writing, that from its perspective Sherritt made no such offer.

Sherritt also exposes Mr. Armoyan's true business history - only some of which can be found in the fine print at the back of Clarke's dissident circular - along with other critical omissions and distortions in regards to Sherritt.

Shareholders are urged to review the letter and then vote only your BLUE proxy today.

Proxy Voting Instructions

Regardless of how many Sherritt shares you own, it is important you vote your BLUE proxy. Even if you have you already voted using the Green Dissident form of proxy, you can still change your vote by voting the BLUE proxy, as only the latest dated proxy will be counted at the meeting.

We encourage shareholders to vote the control number found on your BLUE proxy FOR Sherritt's nominees, no later than 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on Friday, May 2, 2014.

For more information or assistance in voting your BLUE proxy, please contact Kingsdale Shareholder Services at 1-800-749-9197 (toll-free), 416-867-2272 (outside North America), or by email at contactus@kingsdaleshareholder.com or go to www.sherritt.com.

About Sherritt

Sherritt is a world leader in the mining and refining of nickel from lateritic ores with operations in Canada, Cuba and Madagascar. The Corporation is the largest independent energy producer in Cuba, with extensive oil and power operations across the island. Sherritt licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide. The Corporation's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "S".

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by the use of statements that include such words as "believe", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "plan", "forecast", "likely", "may", "will", "could", "should", "suspect", "outlook", "projected", "continue" or other similar words or phrases. Forward-looking statements in this document include, but are not limited to, statements regarding operating performance, production, commodity prices, priorities and plans, anticipated financial performance, business prospects, and certain corporate objectives, goals and plans. Forward-looking statements are not based on historic facts, but rather on current expectations, assumptions and projections about future events. They are based on information available to management and/or assumptions management believes are reasonable. Many factors could cause results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements are based on what management believes to be reasonable assumptions, Sherritt cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking statements and such forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon. All forward-looking statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release. Except as required by applicable securities laws, Sherritt does not intend and does not assume any obligations to update or revise the forward-looking statements. The Corporation's risk factors are discussed in disclosure documents filed by Sherritt with Canadian securities regulators. Reference should be made to the management discussion and analysis in Sherritt's annual and interim financial statements and its annual information form for the year ended December 31, 2013 and dated March 26, 2014, all of which are available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

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