The affected competition authorities have now approved SCA’s acquisition of Munksjö’s tissue operations. The acquisition is expected to be completed in the beginning of the second quarter of 2005.
The acquired tissue operations will be integrated in SCA’s business group, Tissue Europe.
From 2005, SCA’s global tissue operations will be reported as a joint segment in the external accounts.
Stockholm, 15 March 2005
SVENSKA CELLULOSA AKTIEBOLAGET SCA (publ)
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