Ahlstrom signs EUR 250 million Revolving Credit Facility

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30.6.2011 at 18.25

Ahlstrom, a global high-performance materials company, has today signed a new EUR 250 million five year Revolving Credit Facility. This is a committed credit facility to be used for general corporate purposes. This Facility refinances Ahlstrom's existing EUR 200 million Revolving Credit Facility dated 15 July 2009.

The banks acting as Mandated Lead Arrangers and Bookrunners are DnB NOR Bank ASA, Merchant Banking, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ), Nordea, Pohjola Bank plc, Sampo Bank plc, and Swedbank AB (publ). BNP Paribas Corporate & Investment Banking and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank act as Lead Arrangers.

Nordea acted as the Coordinator, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (publ) is the Documentation Agent and Pohjola Bank plc is the Facility Agent in the Facility.

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

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Ahlstrom in brief

Ahlstrom is a high performance materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. Our products are used in a large variety of everyday applications, such as filters, wallcovers, wipes, flooring, labels and food packaging. We have a leading market position in the businesses in which we operate. Our 5,700 employees serve customers in 26 countries on six continents. In 2010, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1.9 billion. The company's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.