23 de January, 2012

Clarification of newspublished in the Financial Journal on January 23rd, 2012, regarding the sale of Sigdo Koppers S.A.shares

With regard to the information published on Monday, January 23rd, 2012 in the Financial Journal, which referred to the sale of Sigdo Koppers shares by the children of the CEO of the company, Francisco, Juan Eduardo, Teresita, José Thomas, Maria Paz and Maria Jesus Errázuriz, we can report that they did not sell shares of the company as stated in this publication, and on the contrary, they accepted all of their preferential options considering the capital increase of the company.