According to SCA's articles of association, owners of Class A shares have the right to have such shares converted to Class B shares. Conversion reduces the total number of votes in the company. In connection with a conversion, the company is obligated by law to disclose any such changes in this manner.
In October, at the request of shareholders, 1,530,000 Class A shares were converted to Class B shares. The total number of votes in the company thereafter amounts to 1,704,201,957.
The total number of registered shares in the company amounts to 705,110,094, of which 111,010,207 are Class A shares and 594,099,887 are Class B shares.
Stockholm, 31 October 2008
For further information please contact
Bodil Eriksson, SVP Corporate Communications, +46-8-788 52 34
Pär Altan, VP Media Relations, +46-8-788 52 37
The information provided herein is such that SCA is obligated to disclose pursuant to the Financial Instruments Trading Act (SFS 1991:980).