The Swedish Competition Authority has approved the sale of a majority share of Bergvik Skog Öst

As previously announced, on 24 June 2019, BillerudKorsnäs entered into an agreement for the sale of 89.9% of the shares in Bergvik Skog Öst to the pension company AMF.

The sale has now been approved by the Swedish Competition Authority.

The transaction is planned to be completed on 30 August 2019 and the capital gain will be recognised under the heading “Discontinued operation” in the income statement.


For further information, please contact:
Ivar Vatne, CFO, +46 8 553 335 07
Lena Schattauer, Head of Investor Relations, +46 8 553 335 10


The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 13:00 CET on 4 July, 2019.

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BillerudKorsnäs provides packaging materials and solutions that challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future. We are a world-leading provider of primary fibre based packaging materials and have customers in over 100 countries. The company has 8 production sites in Sweden, Finland and the UK and about 4500 employees in over 13 countries. BillerudKorsnäs has an annual turnover of about SEK 24 billion and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. www.billerudkorsnas.com

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