Ahlstrom has sold Munksjö shares worth EUR 10 million

Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE September 23, 2015 at 16.55

Ahlstrom has sold Munksjö shares worth EUR 10 million

Ahlstrom, a global high performance fiber-based materials company, has sold 1,300,981 shares in Munksjö Oyj for approximately EUR 10 million. Ahlstrom will book a capital gain of approximately EUR 3.2 million from the transaction in its third-quarter 2015 results.

According to Ahlstrom's knowledge 902,000 shares valued at approximately EUR 6.9 million were sold to AC Invest Five B.V. The entity is Ahlstrom Corporation's related party.

Following the sale of shares, Ahlstrom's shareholding in Munksjö has been reduced to zero percent.

For more information, please contact:
Juho Erkheikki
Financial Communications & Investor Relations Manager
Tel. +358 10 888 4731

Satu Perälampi
VP, Communications
Tel. +358 10 888 4738

Ahlstrom in brief
Ahlstrom is a high performance fiber-based materials company, partnering with leading businesses around the world to help them stay ahead. We aim to grow with a product offering for clean and healthy environment. Our materials are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings and food packaging. In 2014, Ahlstrom's net sales amounted to EUR 1 billion. Our 3,400 employees serve customers in 22 countries. Ahlstrom's share is quoted on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. More information available at www.ahlstrom.com.