2017 Joint Declaration of Conformity
by the Management Board and the Supervisory Board of Klöckner & Co SE
pursuant to Section 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act
on the German Corporate Governance Code
Klöckner & Co SE had complied with the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in the applicable versions of May 5, 2015 (published on June 12, 2015 in the Federal Gazette) and of February 7, 2017 (published on April 24, 2017 in the Federal Gazette) since the last Declaration of Conformity dated December 15, 2016 and will comply with the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in the latter mentioned version in future without any exceptions.
Duisburg/Germany, December 12, 2017
The Supervisory Board The Management Board