SEC Filings

PRE 14A
RELIANCE STEEL & ALUMINUM CO filed this Form PRE 14A on 04/06/2001
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 (3) A Schedule 13-G was filed on behalf of Franklin Resources, Inc., parent
     holding company; Charles B. Johnson, principal shareholder of parent
     holding company; Rupert H. Johnson, principal shareholder of parent holding
     company; and Franklin Advisers, Inc., investment adviser, all of which
     disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares, which securities are reported
     to be beneficially owned by one or more open or closed-end investment
     companies or other managed accounts which are advised by direct and
     indirect investment advisory subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. Of
     the reported shares, 1,622,000 shares are owned by Franklin Advisers, Inc.,
     296,996 shares are owned by Franklin Management, Inc. and 70,500 shares are
     owned by Franklin Advisory Services, LLC.
 
 (4) Excludes 319,613 shares which are held in the Gimbel Family Trust for the
     benefit of Mr. Gimbel. See (6) below.
 
 (5) These shares are held by Mr. Crider as a Co-Trustee of the Crider Family
     Trust, with his wife. Includes 12,750 shares issuable upon the exercise of
     options held by Mr. Crider, with exercise prices from $18.04 to $18.83 per
     share.
 
 (6) Includes 12,750 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Gimbel, with exercise prices from $18.58 to $18.83 per share and 750 shares
     which are owned jointly with Mr. Gimbel's wife. Includes 319,613 shares
     which are held in the Gimbel Family Trust for the benefit of Mr. Gimbel,
     but not shares held by the Gimbel Family Trust for the benefit of other
     beneficiaries, with respect to which Mr. Gimbel is a Co-Trustee. Excludes
     13,204 shares to which Mr. Gimbel may be entitled from his parents'
     estates.
 
 (7) Includes 32,500 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Hannah, with exercise prices of $18.83 to $25.46 per share. All of the
     shares are owned jointly with Mr. Hannah's wife. Excludes 12,641 shares
     with respect to which Mr. Hannah has a vested right and shared voting power
     pursuant to the Company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan ("ESOP").
 
 (8) Includes 12,750 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Hayes, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $26.08 per share.
 
 (9) Includes 9,150 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Henigson, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $26.08 per share.
 
(10) These shares are held by Mr. Loring as Trustee of The Loring Family Trust.
     Includes 11,250 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Loring, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $26.08 per share.
 
(11) Includes 32,500 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Mollins, with an exercise price of $18.83 to $25.46 per share. Excludes
     4,955 shares with respect to which Mr. Mollins has a vested right and
     shared voting power pursuant to the Company's ESOP.
 
(12) These shares are held by Mr. Rumer as Trustee of the Rumer Family Trust.
     Includes 12,750 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Rumer, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $26.08 per share. Excludes
     shares held by Mr. Rumer's wife and adult children as to which he disclaims
     beneficial ownership. Includes 1,500 shares held in Mr. Rumer's I.R.A.
 
(13) Includes 12,750 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Waite, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $26.08 per share.
 
(14) Includes 17,500 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Ms.
     McDowell, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $22.00 per share. Excludes
     1,509 shares with respect to which Ms. McDowell has a vested right and
     shared voting power pursuant to the Company's ESOP.
 
(15) Includes 22,313 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     MacBeth, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $24.67 per share. Excludes
     4,464 shares with respect to which Mr. MacBeth has a vested right and
     shared voting power pursuant to the Company's ESOP.
 
(16) Includes 27,938 shares issuable upon the exercise of options held by Mr.
     Sales, with exercise prices from $18.83 to $19.50 per share.
 
(17) See notes 5 through 16.
 
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