Ahlstrom's listing prospectus of the EUR 100 million bond is now available

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 17.12.2010 at 10.15



Ahlstrom Corporation, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announced on November 4, 2010 that it issues a EUR 100 million five-year senior unsecured bond with an annual coupon of 4.50%. The bond was issued on November 10, 2010.
The Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority has now approved the listing prospectus of the bond. The prospectus can be found on Ahlstrom's website at www.ahlstrom.com/investors.
Ahlstrom has applied to have the bond listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. and estimates that the public quotation of the bond will commence on Tuesday, December 21, 2010.


For further information, please contact:
Seppo Parvi
Tel. +358 10 888 4768


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Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a global leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of high performance nonwovens and specialty papers. Ahlstrom´s products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wipes, flooring, labels, and tapes. Based upon its unique fiber expertise and innovative approach, the company has a strong market position in several business areas in which it operates. Ahlstrom's 5,800 employees serve customers via sales offices and production facilities in more than 20 countries on six continents. In 2009, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.6 billion. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. The company website is at www.ahlstrom.com.