Munksjö Oyj: Change in the holding of EQT

Helsinki, Finland, 2014-12-04 08:20 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 4 December 2014 at 8.20 a.m. CET

Munksjö Oyj: Change in the holding of EQT

Munksjö Oyj has on 3 December 2014 received an announcement referred to in
Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act. According to the
announcement, the direct and indirect holding of Munksjö Guernsey Holding
Limited in Munksjö has on 3 December 2014 fallen below the thresholds of 10 and
5 per cent.

According to the announcement, Munksjö Luxembourg Holding S.á r.l. is a
subsidiary of Munksjö Guernsey Holding Limited. After this change in the
holding, Munksjö Guernsey Holding and Munksjö Luxembourg Holding S.á r.l. do
not directly or indirectly hold any shares or voting rights in Munksjö.

The sale of shares in Munksjö by Munksjö Luxembourg Holding S.á r.l. and
Munksjö Guernsey Holding Limited is based on a placing agreement entered on 3
December 2014 by and between Munksjö Luxembourg Holding S.à r.l., Munksjö
Guernsey Holding Limited and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB, among other

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.

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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 Helsinki.