SCA’s previously announced divestment of its packaging business, excluding the two kraftliner mills in Sweden, has been completed.

Pressrelease:

The buyer is DS Smith and the purchase price amounts to EUR 1.7bn on a debt-free basis. SCA’s two kraftliner mills in Sweden are not included in the transaction as they are well integrated with SCA´s forest products operations.

The divested operations have approximately 12,000 employees.

See also previous press releases dated 17 January, 25 April, and 25 May 2012.

Stockholm 2 July 2012, Sweden

For additional information, please contact:

Jessica Ölvestad, Press and Media officer +46 8 788 52 82

NB: This information is such that SCA must disclose in accordance with the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication on 2 July 2012 at 8.00 CET.

Attached file: SCA´s divestment of its packaging operations is completed