SCA sells its stake in AB Industrivärden

SCA has sold its entire holding of 12,108,723 A-shares in AB Industrivärden representing 4.3% and 2.8% of votes and capital respectively. The shares were sold to Swedish institutions and investors, for a price of SEK169 per A-share.

Following the transaction SCA does not own any shares in AB Industrivärden.

Morgan Stanley acted as Advisor to SCA in the transaction.

NB: This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the Securities Markets Act or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on November 3, 2015, at 08:55 a.m. CET.

For additional information please contact:

Linda Nyberg, VP Media Relations and Online Communications, 46 8 788 51 58
Johan Karlsson, Vice President Investor Relations, 46 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 and Vinda. As Europe’s largest private forest owner, SCA places considerable emphasis on sustainable forest management. The Group has about 44,000 employees. Sales in 2014 amounted to approximately SEK 104bn (EUR 11.4bn). 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. 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.