50,000 Metsä Board’s A-shares converted into B-shares

Metsä Board Corporation Stock Exchange Release 1 Febuary 2013 at 10.00 am EET

In accordance with Section 14 of the Articles of Association of Metsä Board Corporation, 50 000 A-shares have been converted into 50,000 B-shares. The conversion has been entered into the Trade Register on 1 February 2013 and the trading with these shares commences on 4 February 2013.

The total number of Metsä Board’s shares is 328,165,612. After the conversion the amount of A-shares is 36,289,550 which entitle to 71 per cent of the voting rights in Metsä Board and the amount of B-shares is 291,876,062 which entitle to 29 of the voting rights.


For further information, please contact:

Matti Mörsky, CFO, tel. +358 10 465 4913                                                                                           
Juha Laine, Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications, tel. +358 10 465 4335


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Metsä Boardwww.metsaboard.com Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards including folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners. Our lightweight paperboards are developed to provide better, safer and more sustainable solutions for consumer goods as well as retail-ready and food service applications. We work together with our customers on a global scale to innovate solutions for better consumer experiences with less environmental impact. The pure fresh fibres Metsä Board uses are a renewable resource, traceable to origin in sustainably managed northern forests. The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2018, the company’s sales totalled EUR 1.9 billion, and it has approximately 2,400 employees. Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.