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21 December 2012 at 8:45 CET
The Management Board of Arctic Paper S.A. with its registered office in Poznań (the “Company”) hereby notifies that on December 17, 2012, the Company was informed that the number of shares tendered in the Company’s public tender offer for all shares in Rottneros AB, a company organized under the laws of Sweden (“Rottneros”) has been corrected in relation to what has been previously announced in the current report no. 35/2012 of December 14, 2012. During the acceptance period, which ran from November 22 to December 12, 2012, 59,090,342 (in words: fifty nine million ninety thousand three hundred forty two) shares in Rottneros, corresponding to 38.7 % (in words: thirty eight point seven percent) of the total number of outstanding shares in Rottneros, were tendered in the offer.
1,713,294 (in words: one million seven hundred thirteen thousand two hundred ninety four) shares in Rottneros were tendered in the offer against cash consideration. The total consideration for the shares in Rottneros tendered against cash consideration amounts to SEK 3,940,576.20 (in words: three million nine hundred forty thousand five hundred seventy six point twenty Swedish crowns).
57,377,048 (in words: fifty seven million three hundred seventy seven thousand forty eight) shares in Rottneros were tendered in the offer against consideration in the form of shares in the Company. The total consideration for the shares in Rottneros tendered in the offer against consideration in the form of shares in the Company amounts to 10,740,983 shares in the Company.
The Company decided to extend the acceptance period of the public tender offer until and including January 2, 2013 under the existing conditions.
Arctic Paper S.A.
For additional information, please contact:
Olle Grundberg, chairman of the supervisory board of Arctic Paper,
tel. +46 70 654 44 20
This information is disclosed pursuant to art. 56 section 1 item 1 of the Polish Offering Act, and was submitted for publication on 21 December 2012 at 8:45 CET.
FRIDAY, 21 DEC, 2012