SCA has acquired Munksjö’s all tissue assets for a purchase price of SEK 249 M (EUR 28 M). Munksjö’s net sales in 2004 are expected to amount to about SEK 420 M. Production, which is carried out in Jönköping, Sweden and Drammen, Norway, amounts to approximately 45,000 tons and focuses both on the consumer tissue and Away From Home (AFH) markets. The acquisition requires the approval of the relevant competition authorities. Stockholm, 14 December 2004 SVENSKA CELLULOSA AKTIEBOLAGET SCA (publ) Communications and Investor Relations For further information please contact: Jan Åström, President and CEO. +46 70-586 07 01. Peter Nyquist, Senior Vice President Communications and Investor Relations. +46 70-575 29 06.