Stora Enso: Announcement with reference to Chapter 2, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act
STORA ENSO OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 23 May 2012 at 16.00 EET
Stora Enso was informed on 23 May 2012 that the number of shares in the Company held by Norges Bank (The Central Bank of Norway) has decreased below 5% of the paid-up share capital and the number of shares in Stora Enso Oyj following a share lending transaction on 22 May 2012 in which Norges Bank is the lender.
With reference to Chapter 2, paragraph 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, Stora Enso Oyj is reporting that as of 22 May 2012 the shareholding of Norges Bank is as follows:
|Norges Bank||Number of R shares||Number of votes||% of shares||% of votes|
|34 994 023||3 499 402||4.43||1.47|
The holding of Norges Bank has been calculated according to the share capital registered on 22 May 2012.
For further information, please contact:
Ulla Paajanen-Sainio, SVP, Investor Relations, tel. +358 2046 21242
Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood product and packaging industry. We always rethink the old and expand to the new to offer our customers innovative solutions based on renewable materials. Stora Enso employs some 30 000 people worldwide, and our sales in 2011 amounted to EUR 11.0 billion. Stora Enso shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (STEAV, STERV) and Stockholm (STE A, STE R). In addition, the shares are traded in the USA as ADRs (SEOAY) in the International OTCQX over-the-counter market.
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