Information to holders of bonds issued by SCA

SCA invite holders of bonds issued under the company’s EMTN-program to agree to a substitution of counterparty to the parent company for SCA’s hygiene business and to approve certain adjustments to the terms & conditions of the program.

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As part of the capital structure for SCA’s hygiene business, the company intends to transfer outstanding bonds to SCA Hygiene AB, the parent company of SCA’s hygiene business. For further information in respect of the offer, such as the proposal and time and place for the bond holder meeting, please see the attached announcement.

For additional information please contact:
Linda Nyberg, Vice President Media Relations, +46 (0)8 - 788 51 58 
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, +46 (0)8 - 788 51 30

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company. The Group develops and produces sustainable personal care, tissue and forest products. Sales are conducted in about 100 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and regional brands, such as Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2015 amounted to approximately SEK 115bn (EUR 12.3bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, visit www.sca.com.

About Us

The core of SCA’s business is the forest, 2.6 million hectares in northern Sweden. Around this unique resource, we have built a well-developed value chain based on renewable raw material from our own and others’ forests. We offer paper for packaging and print, pulp, wood products, renewable energy, services for forest owners and efficient transport solutions. 2017 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 1617 bn (EUR 1,6 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. More information at www.sca.com.