Helsinki, Finland, 2013-12-02 08:45 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 2 December 2013 at 8.45 am CET
Munksjö Oyj has today received two announcements referred to in Chapter 9,
Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act.
According to the first announcement, the holding of Munksjö Guernsey Holding
Limited in Munksjö has today fallen below the threshold of 25 per cent.
According to the announcement, the holding of Munksjö Guernsey Holding Limited
is 2 644 shares and the holding of Munksjö Luxembourg S.á.r.l. is 12 456 729
shares. According to the announcement, Munksjö Luxembourg S.á.r.l. is a
subsidiary of Munksjö Guernsey Holding Limited. The total direct and indirect
holding of Munksjö Guernsey Holding Limited corresponds to 24.40 per cent of
Munksjö's shares and voting rights after the registration of the new shares
issued as demerger consideration to Ahlstrom Corporation's shareholders earlier
today. According to the second announcement, the direct holding of Ahlstrom
Corporation in Munksjö has today fallen below the threshold of 20 per cent.
According to the announcement, the holding of Ahlstrom Corporation (Finnish
Business Identity Code 1670043-1) is 9 081 220 shares, corresponding to 17.78
per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights after the registration of the
new shares issued as demerger consideration to Ahlstrom Corporation's
shareholders earlier today. As earlier communicated, no demerger consideration
was paid on the basis of own shares held by Ahlstrom Corporation in the Coated
Munksjö Oyj's registered share capital is EUR 15 000 000 and it, as of today,
consists of 51 061 581 shares. All shares carry equal voting rights.
For more information, please contact:
Laura Lindholm, Investor Relations Manager, tel. +46 10 250 1026
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The Munksjö Group is an international specialty paper company with a unique
product offering for a large number of industrial applications and
consumer-driven products. Founded in 1862, Munksjö is among the leading
producers in the world of high-value added papers within attractive market
segments such as Decor paper, Release Liners, Electrotechnical paper, Abrasive
backings and Interleaving paper for steel. Given Munksjö's global presence and
way of integrating with its customers' operations, the company forms a global
service organisation with approximately 3,000 employees. Production facilities
are located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Spain and China. Munksjö Oyj is
listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.munksjo.com.