Munksjö Oyj: Announcement under Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act regarding an arrangement which, if completed, will result in a change of the holding of Ahlstrom Corporation

Munksjö Oyj: Announcement under Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Market Act regarding an arrangement which, if completed, will result in a change of the holding of Ahlstrom Corporation

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-02-11 08:40 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 11 February 2014 at 8.40 am CET

Munksjö Oyj has on 10 February 2014 received an announcement referred to in
Chapter 9, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act from Ahlstrom
Corporation (Finnish Business Identity Code 1670043-1) following the company's
announcement made on 31 January 2014. The announcement includes the following
information:

The share compensation agreed upon in the price risk sharing agreement between
Ahlstrom and EQT which Ahlstrom gave notice of on 9 January 2014, has
materialised and Ahlstrom has received 818 438 shares from EQT. The direct
holding of Ahlstrom is now 7 585 658 shares, corresponding to 14.85 per cent of
Munksjö's shares and voting rights. In the case that the Annual General Meeting
of Ahlstrom Corporation would decide upon a dividend in accordance with the
proposal of the Board of Directors, the direct holding would be 5 790 635
shares, corresponding to 11.34 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights.
The holding of Ahlstrom Corporation will consequently not fall below the
threshold of 10 per cent.

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.

Munksjö Oyj

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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