ROTTNEROS RELEASES NEW ISSUE PROSPECTUS
The prospectus is available at Rottneros’ website, www.rottneros.com, och Swedbank Markets’ website, www.swedbank.se/prospekt. A hard copy of the prospectus and information leaflet can be obtained without charge from Rottneros AB and Swedbank Markets.
An information leaflet in Swedish will be distributed to all shareholders directly registered in Sweden. Shareholders registered through a nominee should contact their portfolio manager.
For further information, please contact:
Ole Terland, President and CEO, +46 8 590 010 00
Karl Ove Grönqvist, CFO, +46 8 590 010 00
This information is such that Rottneros must disclose in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on Friday, 13 November 2009 at 08.30 CET.
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Neither the subscription rights, paid subscribed shares or the new shares will be registered in accordance with the Securities Act or any other act in Canada, and may not be transferred or offered for sale in the United States or Canada, or to persons domiciled there, or on behalf of such persons, other than in such exceptional cases where registering in accordance with the Securities Act or other act in Canada is not required.
Rottneros is an independent producer of market pulp. The Group comprises the parent company Rottneros AB, listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, and its subsidiaries Rottneros Bruk AB and Vallviks Bruk AB with operations involving the production and sale of market pulp. The Group also includes the wood procurement company Rottneros Baltic SIA in Latvia and the sales company Rottneros S.A. in Belgium. The Rottneros Packaging AB division produces food packaging made from paper pulp. The Group has around 350 employees and had a turnover of approximately SEK 2.9 billion in the 2008 financial year.