Helsinki, Finland, 2014-11-19 14:20 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 19 November 2014 at 2.20 pm CET
Munksjö Oyj: Viknum AB's holding in Munksjö has exceeded 10 per cent and Vimpu
Intressenter Ab's holding has fallen below 5 per cent
Munksjö Oyj has today received an announcement referred to in Chapter 9,
Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which Viknum AB's direct
holding in Munksjö has exceeded the threshold of 10 per cent and the direct
holding of Vimpu Intressenter Ab has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent.
According to the announcement, Viknum AB has acquired the total holding in
Munksjö of Vimpu Intressenter Ab. As a result of this, the indirect holding of
Virala Oy Ab:s (Finnish Business Identity Code 0147485-7) has increased to 5
365 000 shares, corresponding to 10.51 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting
According to the announcement, Viknum AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atine
Group AB and Atine Group AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atine Group Oy.
Atine Group Oy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virala Oy Ab. After the
acquisition of the shares, Viknum AB is the only subsidiary of Virala Oy Ab
that holds shares in Munksjö.
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
Munksjö - Materials for innovative product design
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 2,900 employees. Production facilities
are located in France, Sweden, Germany, Italy, Brazil, Spain and China. Munksjö
Oyj is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Read more at www.munksjo.com.