Munksjö Oyj: Viknum AB’s holding in Munksjö has exceeded 10 per cent and Vimpu Intressenter Ab’s holding has fallen below 5 per cent

MUNKSJÖ OYJ, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 19 November 2014 at 2.20 pm CET

Munksjö Oyj: Viknum AB’s holding in Munksjö has exceeded 10 per cent and Vimpu Intressenter Ab’s holding has fallen below 5 per cent

Munksjö Oyj has today received an announcement referred to in Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which Viknum AB’s direct holding in Munksjö has exceeded the threshold of 10 per cent and the direct holding of Vimpu Intressenter Ab has fallen below the threshold of 5 per cent.

According to the announcement, Viknum AB has acquired the total holding in Munksjö of Vimpu Intressenter Ab. As a result of this, the indirect holding of Virala Oy Ab:s (Finnish Business Identity Code 0147485-7) has increased to 5 365 000 shares, corresponding to 10.51 per cent of Munksjö's shares and voting rights.

According to the announcement, Viknum AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atine Group AB and Atine Group AB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atine Group Oy. Atine Group Oy is a wholly owned subsidiary of Virala Oy Ab. After the acquisition of the shares, Viknum AB is the only subsidiary of Virala Oy Ab that holds shares in Munksjö.

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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