Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has upgraded Metsä Board's credit rating

Metsä Board Corporation Stock Exchange Release 22 August 2013 at 9 am EET

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services upgraded on 21 August 2013 Metsä Board Corporation's B- rating to B. The outlook of the rating is stable.

Upgrade does not have an impact on Metsä Board’s current annual financing costs.

METSÄ BOARD CORPORATION

Further information:
Matti Mörsky, CFO, tel. +358 10 465 4913
Henri Sederholm, Vice President, Group Controller, tel. +358 10 465 5145

 

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Metsä Boardwww.metsaboard.com Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2016, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.7 billion, and it has approximately 2,500 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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