Ahlstrom says that in de-merger, plan shares in Munksjö owned by Antti Ahlstrom Perrilliset will be transferred to Ahlstrom Capital; after expected de-merger registration date of March 28, Ahlstrom Capital will hold 5.69% of Munksjö's shares

HELSINKI , January 10, 2014 (press release) – Munksjö Oyj has today received an announcement referred to in Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act from Ahlström Capital Oy (Finnish Business Identity Code 1670034-3). The announcement includes the following information:

Ahlström Capital Oy has on June 27, 2013 signed a demerger plan relating to Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy. In the demerger, the shares in Munksjö Oyj owned by Antti Ahlström Perilliset Oy would be transferred to Ahlström Capital Oy. The expected registration date of the demerger is 28 March 2014. According to the announcement, the holding of Ahlström Capital Oy in Munksjö would at the date of the demerger increase and exceed the threshold of 5 per cent.

On the date of the demerger, the direct holding of Ahlström Capital Oy would be 2 407 520 shares, corresponding to 4.71 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights. According to the announcement, the holding of AC Invest Five B.V. has on 9 January 2014 increased to 500 000 shares. As a result of this, the indirect holding of Ahlström Capital Oy has increased and corresponds to 0.98 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights. AC Invest Five B.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital B.V. and Ahlström Capital B.V. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ahlström Capital Oy. After the completion of the demerger, the direct and indirect holding of Ahlström Capital Oy would correspond to 5.69 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights.

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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