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Essar Steel Algoma Begins Sale Process

Written by Sandy Williams

Essar Steel Algoma, under CCAA protection since November 9, 2015, officially went on sale today. The company posted the following announcement on its website:

SAULT STE. MARIE, ON – Effective immediately, pursuant to an order by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice of Ontario on February 11, 2016, Essar Steel Algoma Inc. is commencing a Sales and Investment Solicitation Process (SISP).

The Sale and Investment Solicitation Process is intended to assist Essar Steel Algoma in pursuing all avenues for a sale, restructuring or recapitalization of the business and property, in whole or in part, which is deemed essential for the company to remain a going concern for the benefit of all stakeholders. The Process is designed to be as flexible as possible considering the expected complexity of the process, the assets at stake, the interests of the many different stakeholders and market conditions.

Relevant documents, including the SISP Order and the SISP Process Outline can be found on the Monitor’s website at and on the Prime Clerk website at Parties interested in receiving a Solicitation Package are invited to contact the company’s financial advisors, Evercore Group LLC at

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