Prospectus for Essity Aktiebolag (publ) published

SCA’s subsidiary, Essity Aktiebolag (publ), has prepared a prospectus regarding the admission to trading of the company’s Class A shares and Class B shares on Nasdaq Stockholm, with the scheduled first day of trading set at June 15, 2017.

The prospectus has been approved and registered by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) and is now available on SCA’s website ( www.sca.com ) and on Essity’s website ( www.essity.com ).

Timetable for distribution and listing of Essity Aktiebolag (publ) on Nasdaq Stockholm

June 9, 2017. Last day of trading in SCA shares with the right to receive distribution of shares in Essity.

June 12, 2017. First day of trading in SCA shares without the right to receive distribution of shares in Essity.

June 13, 2017. Record date for distribution of shares in Essity.

June 15, 2017. Estimated first day of trading in Essity’s shares on Nasdaq Stockholm.

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This information is information that SCA is obliged to make public pursuant to the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out below, at 08:00 CET on June 7, 2017.

Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, +46 8 788 51 55

For additional information please contact:
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, 46 (0)8 788 51 30
Karl Stoltz, Media Relations Manager, 46 (0)8 788 51 55

SCA is a leading global hygiene and forest products company that sustainably develops, produces and sells personal care, tissue and forest products. Through the recently acquired company BSN medical, the Group offers products within wound care, compression therapy and orthopedics. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other brands, such as Leukoplast,  Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. In 2016, the Group had approximately 46,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 117bn (EUR 12.4bn). SCA was founded in 1929, has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. SCA is dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions.  More information at www.sca.com .

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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. 2016 the forest products company SCA had approximately 4,000 employees and sales amounted to approximately SEK 15,4 bn (EUR 1,6 bn). SCA was founded in 1929 and has its headquarters in Sundsvall, Sweden. More information at www.sca.com.