Integris Metals Sells Shares to Ryerson Tull

On January 4, 2005, Integris Metals, Inc. completed the sale of its shares to Ryerson Tull, Inc. by its two shareholders, Alcoa Inc. and BHP Billiton, for US$410 million plus assumption of approximately US$234 million of Integris Metals debt.

Alcoa was represented in-house by Kurt Waldo and Diane Lazzaris. BHP Billiton was represented in-house by Rachael Foster. Joyce Mims and Virginia Dowling were in-house counsel for Ryerson Tull.

Susan Hutton and Kim Alexander-Cook of Stikeman Elliott LLP represented Integris Metals and the sellers regarding Canadian competition matters. Jeane Thomas, Katherine Reilly and Shawn Johnson of Crowell & Moring LLP represented the sellers with respect to US competition matters.

Douglas New, Angela Di Padova and Aaron Stefan of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP represented the buyer with respect to Canadian competition matters. John Sagan, Bill Kucera and Andre Gharakhanian (corporate) and Jay Brown (competition) of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP represented the buyer with respect to US matters.