Metsä Fibre Oy sold Metsä-Botnia Metsät Oy to Dasos Capital’s forestry fund

Metsä Fibre release 15.8.2016 at 2 pm EEST

Metsä Fibre Oy, part of Metsä Group, has sold the entire share capital of Metsä-Botnia Metsät Oy to a fund managed by Dasos Capital Oy. Metsä-Botnia Metsät owns land and water areas of about 34,000 hectares.

The transaction has no personnel impact. The long-term contracts between Metsä Group and Metsä-Botnia Metsät on wood sales and forest management services will remain in effect.


Further information:
Mikael Westerlund, CFO, Metsä Fibre Oy, tel. +358 40 560 2663

Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts and bioenergy. The company’s Botnia brand softwood and birch pulp grades have been developed for the production of high-quality board, tissue and printing paper and speciality products. Currently employing approximately 850 people, the company’s sales totaled EUR 1.4 billion in 2015. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.

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Metsä Metsä Fibre is a leading producer of bioproducts, bioenergy and sawn timber. The company’s brand in the pulp business is Botnia, and in sawn timber, it is Nordic Timber. Metsä Fibre is the world’s leading producer of bleached softwood pulp and a major producer of sawn timber. Currently employing approximately 1,200 people, the company’s sales in 2018 totalled EUR 2.5 billion. Metsä Fibre is part of Metsä Group.