Helsinki, Finland, 2014-01-10 13:30 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10 January 2014 at 1.30 pm CET
Munksjö Oyj has today received an announcement referred to in Chapter 2,
Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act from Ahlström Capital Oy
(Finnish Business Identity Code 1670034-3). The announcement includes the
Ahlström Capital Oy has on June 27, 2013 signed a demerger plan relating to
Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy. In the demerger, the shares in Munksjö Oyj owned
by Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy would be transferred to Ahlström Capital Oy.
The expected registration date of the demerger is 28 March 2014. According to
the announcement, the holding of Ahlström Capital Oy in Munksjö would at the
date of the demerger increase and exceed the threshold of 5 per cent.
On the date of the demerger, the direct holding of Ahlström Capital Oy would be
2 407 520 shares, corresponding to 4.71 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting
rights. According to the announcement, the holding of AC Invest Five B.V. has
on 9 January 2014 increased to 500 000 shares. As a result of this, the
indirect holding of Ahlström Capital Oy has increased and corresponds to 0.98
per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights. AC Invest Five B.V. is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital B.V. and Ahlström Capital B.V. is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy. After the completion of the demerger,
the direct and indirect holding of Ahlström Capital Oy would correspond to 5.69
per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights.
Munksjö Oyj's registered share capital is EUR 15 000 000 and it consists of 51
061 581 shares. All shares carry equal voting rights.
For more information, please contact:
Åsa Fredriksson, SVP HR and Communications, tel. +46 10 250 1003
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, Brazil and China. Munksjö
Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.munksjo.com.