Christian von Uthmann (CEO) sells a small part of his shareholding to pay capital gains tax

To avoid speculations, Christian and the Company chooses to release the following information.

During 2016, Christian has transferred almost all of his Polygiene shareholding into capital redemption policies (kapitalförsäkringar). This has triggered a large capital gains tax and tax debt, due to be paid in mid-January 2018. In order to get money to pay the tax with, Christian has sold 170,000 Polygiene shares during December. After the sales in December, Christian has approximately 670,000 shares in Polygiene.

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Company’s IR at e-mail: ir@polygiene.com
Christian von Uthmann, CEO, Polygiene. Mobile: + 46 (0)70 319 77 21, e-mail: cvu@polygiene.com
Ulrika Björk, CFO, Polygiene. Mobile: + 46 (0)70 921 12 75, e-mail: ubj@polygiene.com 

About Polygiene
Polygiene is the world-leading provider of odor control technology and Stays Fresh solutions for clothing, sports equipment, lifestyle, textiles and other materials to help people stay fresh and confident. Polygiene brings the Scandinavian values of quality and care for the environment to life through its products and services. More than 100 global premium brands have chosen to use Polygiene Stays Fresh Technology in their products. Polygiene was established in 2006 and is listed on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm, Sweden. Erik Penser Bank AB acts as its Certified Advisor.

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