NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA,
FRANCE, THE HONG KONG SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE REGION OF THE PEOPLES
REPUBLIC OF CHINA, JAPAN, SPAIN OR THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
M-real Corporation Stock Exchange Annoucement 13.9.2004 at 4.30 p.m.
OFFERING MEMORANDUM ON M-REAL RIGHTS OFFERING AVAILABLE
M-real´s Rights Offering Memorandum has been published today. M-real
announced the terms and conditions of the offering on 7 September,
2004. The subscription period will commence on 15 September, 2004
and will expire on 1 October, 2004.
The Offering Memorandum in Finnish can be obtained from M-real
website at www.m-real.com/anti. The Offering Memorandum in Finnish
will also be available at asset management branches of Nordea Bank
Finland Plc and at Helsinki Stock Exchange service point, OMX way
(address Fabianinkatu 14, Helsinki) from 15 September, 2004 onwards.
Inquires for the Offering Memorandum in English should be addressed
to the Equity Sydicate desk at Citigroup Global Markets Limited /
Equity Syndicate Desk, Citigroup Centre, Canada Square, London, E14
5LB, puh. +44 20 7986 4000 tai Nordea / Equity Capital Markets,
Christiansbro, Strandgade 3, PO Box 850, 0900 Copenhagen C, Denmark,
puh. +45 3333 5946.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR
DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES. THIS DOCUMENT DOES NOT
CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF SECURITIES FOR SALE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO
OR FOR THE ACCOUNT OR BENEFIT OF U.S. PERSONS, NOR MAY THE SECURITIES
BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES ABSENT REGISTRATION OR AN
EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION AS PROVIDED IN THE U.S. SECURITIES ACT OF
1933, AS AMENDED, AND THE RULES AND REGULATIONS THEREUNDER AND
APPLICABLE STATE LAWS. THERE IS NO INTENTION TO REGISTER ANY PORTION
OF THE OFFERING IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC OFFERING
OF SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO
SELL OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY, NOR SHALL THERE BE ANY
SALE OF THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO HEREIN IN ANY JURISDICTION IN
WHICH SUCH OFFER, SOLICITATION OR SALE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL PRIOR TO
REGISTRATION, EXEMPTION OF REGISTRATION OR QUALIFICATION UNDER THE
SECURITIES LAWS OF ANY SUCH JURISDICTION.
Metsä Board is a leading European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and forerunner in sustainability. We produce premium lightweight folding boxboards, food service boards and white kraftliners for consumer goods packaging 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. We aim for completely fossil-free mills and raw materials by 2030. The global sales network of Metsä Board supports customers worldwide, including brand owners, retailers, converters and merchants. In 2019, 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.