CPH to restart operations by Jan. 13 at newsprint, lightweight coated paper mill in Perlen, Switzerland, and packaging plant in Mullheim, Switzerland, after cyber attack; company does not expect shuts to materially impact its 2022 business performance

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PERLEN, Switzerland , January 12, 2022 (press release) –

The CPH Group has checked its IT systems after the cyber attack and restored them with its own resources. Production should resume at the affected sites worldwide no later than in the course of Thursday, 13 January 2022.

Perlen, 12 January 2022 – In an elaborate effort, all IT systems of the CPH Group worldwide were checked and restored from the backup systems in the past days together with external cyber specialists. "Thanks to the extraordinary efforts of the IT teams, several terabytes of data on a large number of servers worldwide were restored in record time," says Peter Schildknecht, CEO of the CPH Group.

The CPH Group's IT systems were shut down in a controlled manner on 7 January 2022, following a cyber attack, and production at the Perlen and Müllheim sites had to be halted. After the main IT systems are back in operation, production at the affected sites should resume no later than in the course of Thursday, 13 January 2022.

The CPH Group does not expect a material impact on the business performance in 2022.

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